Sunday, January 31, 1943

The words that follow are transcribed verbatim from the journal my father, Lt. Ben H. Rushing, kept during his deployment as a navigator on a B17.

The words that follow are transcribed verbatim from the journal my father, Lt. Ben H. Rushing, kept during his deployment as a navigator on a B17.

Jan. 31 1943

Heard today that my crew was shot down the other day. Fred was seriously hurt, but the others were just bunged up. Yep, they were over Bizerta. I’m sorry it had to happen to them, but I’m glad that I wasn’t with them.

Went to church tonite. Enjoyed it a lot, too.

Jan 31

 

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