Lt. Casey Hasey Remembers D-Day

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Casey Hasey, 94, of Cathedral City, was a bombardier who could see events unfold from the nose of a B-26 as he fired on the Germans below.

Click the image below to hear Casey read from his book.

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U.S. Army Air Corps vet Casey Hasey reads from his book, ‘My Bombsight View of WWII’

Their fear is that when the last D-Day vet dies, so will the facts — and the importance — of the day.

Already, they see the sacrifices fading away.

“It’s amazing how many people … don’t know anything about what happened,” said Tunison. He’s a volunteer at the Palm Springs Air Museum and frequently encounters people from all over the world who know little to nothing about the invasion at Normandy.

Hasey recalled a dentist mentioning World War II to him and “the lady who was assisting her says, ‘Who was fighting?’ I’m not kidding,” he said.

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