Understanding sacrifice: Ellsworth Airman’s grandfather part of post-Normandy air campaign

Master Sgt. Matthew Carey, 28th Bomb Wing Treaty Compliance Office superintendent, stands by an illustration of several B-17 Flying Fortress bombers on a mission during World War II displayed in the hallway outside his office. Carey said the image reminds him of his grandfather, B-17 tail gunner Staff Sgt. James “Rae” Carey, and his experiences during World War II after he signed in for duty at a base in England one day after the invasion of Normandy began. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Yash Rojas/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Yash RojasReleased
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