RAF Rear aircrew parachutes in WW2

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  1. Chest mounted, when operated do the lift webs & bag go above the head so he'd be suspended from the shoulders?

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  2. The ones we were required to cart about on the AEW Shack worked like that. And they looked as if they were old enough to have been designed in time for WW2. Like most of the rest of the kit.