Tuesday, July 6, 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.

July 6, 1943

We started to Gerbini A/D today. We had a bad engine & had to turn back but we got a mission out of it anyway. I came down & found that I was through & am going home Friday. Boy, what a relief. Couldn’t be anything better.

July 6 comp

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