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Hey guys welcome to the fox Michael Tamara well on this Memorial Day we honor those who have lost their lives protecting our freedom.
In the film on a flight does just that it's a documentary about a midwest community given before World War II veterans a trip to see the DC World War II memorial.
Constructed in -- -- for the first time.
I'm joined by the director of on a flight Dan Hayes and World War II veteran Joseph Delaware whose featured in the film guys welcome to the fox -- -- on -- -- haven't -- hopeful about this movie.
Yes on a flight is a national organization that flies these guys out to see these men and women out to see the World War II memorial built in their honor and that we followed for a -- From Wisconsin.
You know from the very early morning -- until very late at night when they arrive sir to this amazing celebration here in the airport.
Yeah so it's -- it's an unbelievable project we've been working on a for a couple of years since.
Listening to stories like that like the one of gentlemen here and -- you have an amazing story that you fought in the battle the balls and a caption in the lives of POW for three months.
-- a life magazine how -- done that you guys connect.
What -- but I want to my doctor.
I had just gotten off of -- My second the bypass surgery.
-- and I said don't do it and -- I wish -- -- the paperwork.
Where somebody was going to give me a free trip.
-- Washington DC.
-- -- Do you think I would be able to goal.
And he said to me should you -- in better shape than a lot of them.
-- as -- as I was finished really in my I went down to a veteran German officer and I application.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Great got a reply from common but in the wind die and -- He had the good of cold.
-- -- should we wanted to talk to me.
The -- -- what does about Dejuan would mean calling on the bubble up so that he.
He's asking -- about what helpful so helpful bridge money both more than a hundred -- And you guys did you raise a lot of money and I just -- with two of those sons who is how they flew 3747.
-- -- I think are almost on their twentieth flight in Wisconsin science community has just rallied together yeah around these guys these men and women and it's just.
Such a powerful story that any time someone hears it.
They want to get involved well it's volunteering contributing money.
So this thing has really taken off all across the country yet.
Are you surprised about the reaction that you guys have gotten but the moving alone grapes you know it -- -- It for all the effort that the man whose crew and all Arab audience that do it to him and you know.
We have over 700 volunteers.
To help that that's from -- -- anxious shouldn't.
Up -- -- group when you have no expense.
For a former administrative.
It's every few but you -- some -- -- dollar gold.
Schools -- -- veteran yet we can you give her no cure are really foolish to have committed matched you know.
You know I had an uncle who was young enough to get drafted into World War II in just.
Quote all look to get checked into world war two and young enough to get we drafted into the -- war and he never spoke about the experience once to us.
And it's which just shows so many of -- -- -- how can I get these guys to open up YZ as soon as you start asking questions a lot of almost.
Don't know I don't want to talk about it I don't wanna talk about it.
And then you ask a couple questions and it really just starts to come out -- they start to remember things and they start sharing their story and I think it's.
Really cathartic for people to talk about it -- they do it at the memorial and in all of our interviews.
These amazing stories started coming out and I think that's one of the most powerful you know parts about the honor flight sir -- program and experience.
You know it's -- Tibet from talking to implement.
That the VA did that being have programs.
Where debris -- -- from him because.
Bottom Adams suffered from from this just crash.
Stress didn't and -- and just what they -- years to bring to bring brilliant all Arnold.
And that's why why did it did one under -- deal over his head.
Guardian who who who.
-- what what did first not really hit -- tool or or rope of second or third generation.
And then that would need -- didn't if you took your wife and then -- -- -- war.
-- -- yeah you know so it.
That's -- here a lot of these stories -- -- Sir we'll have to say since we started the fox than a year ago we sat down with all sorts of celebrities Hollywood types and I think this is the first time we've actually had a real star.
Joining us and thank you it's been an honor you can catch on a flight.
On demand and it comes and dvds on June 4.
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