The True Story of a World War II Bomber Pilot

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | Time: 6:30 p.m.


Mark Farina’s father-in-law, Casey Paulinski, was a bomber pilot during World War II.  Mr. Farina wrote a book about him titled, “Casey and the Flying Fortress” which tells the story of Casey from Chicago who became a co-pilot of a bomber in Europe during World War II.  He describes Casey’s training, the assembly of his B-17 crew, the men’s struggles after becoming prisoners of war and the discovery some 60 years later of details his surviving family and fellow crew members never knew. This Power Point presentation is given by Mark Farina, who has worked as a sportscaster, sportswriter, and government public relations specialist in a career that has spanned forty years.

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