“Honor Flight is a heartwarming documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, DC to see the memorial constructed for them in 2004, nearly 60 years after their epic struggle.”
Featured in this documentary is veteran Joe Demler — who was famously pictured in LIFE as ‘the Human Skeleton’ from a time when he weighed merely 70 pounds while in a German POW camp. (you can find him 2 minutes and 46 seconds into the trailer)
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A previously published photo by the great Alfred Eisenstaedt captures Jackie Kennedy somehow looking at once regal and wholly at ease while seated on a bus. “A lady,” Norman Mailer wrote of Jacqueline Kennedy, “whose face might be too imaginative for the taste of a democracy which likes its first ladies to be executives of home-management.”
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