AIR: Big White Lie

Like many another soldier, Staff Sergeant Robert Raskin did not want to worry the folks back home. So he wrote to his wife in The Bronx that he had a nice safe job: switchboard operator in the Quartermaster Corps.

Last week BBC's New York office notified Mrs. Raskin that her husband was about to participate in a broadcast from England. She listened in, learned more about the "safe" job of Sergeant Raskin: as a gunner in a B-17 he had flown 64 missions over Germany, had shot down three Nazi planes, won the DFC and Air Medal with three Oak Leaf...

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