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Casca – A Blast From The Past

We first mentioned the Casca series in 2013 and we like to bring the Casca books up every once in awhile because they were such a big part of growing up in the early 80s.

Casca is a legendary eternal mercenary who was charged by Christ on Golgotha to fight until the second coming, from conflict up conflict. Exciting stuff, and as a kid, I couldn’t put it down.

Did you devour this book like I did? If so, did you know that the Casca images by artist Darrel Millsap on the cover of every title were based on this photo of author Barry Sadler?

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And, did you know that same Special Forces Veteran Barry Sadler also wrote and performed the song “The Ballad of the Green Berets” which hit Number 1 on the charts in the Spring of 1966? If you’ve ever served at Ft Bragg, you’ve heard that diddy a time or two.

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Although Sadler passed away in 1989 of complications following a gun shot wound, the Casca-series of books carried on and still boast a website dedicated to the series.

5 Responses to “Casca – A Blast From The Past”

  1. Amer-Rican says:

    This “Casca” book series by former Army Green Beret veteran Barry Sadler sounds great and I’ll pick it up.

    Another very good series of books is “The Remaining” by DJ Molles, who is an LEO in the Southeatern USA.

  2. SB says:

    The entire Casca series is free for kindle on Amazon Prime.

  3. Will Rodriguez says:

    No pun intended but the series is timeless.

    Would be a great movie or series.

  4. Chalky says:

    One of my favorite series.

  5. Papa6 says:

    Closely followed by the Mack Bolen series!