World War II http://wfae.org en WWII Vet Didn't Want To See War Memorial, But Now He's Going http://wfae.org/post/wwii-vet-didnt-want-see-war-memorial-now-hes-going <p></p><p>Seventy-seven World War II veterans from upstate South Carolina are on their way Tuesday morning to see their memorial in Washington DC. They’re taking what’s called an Honor Flight.&nbsp; These flights have transported thousands of vets to DC free of charge since the memorial opened in 2004.&nbsp; With an estimated 600 World War II vets dying every day, there’s a real urgency to these flights.</p><p>Vince Adametz is one vet on the flight who thought he’d never make the trip.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 14:18:03 +0000 Lisa Miller & Briana Duggan 26743 at http://wfae.org WWII Vet Didn't Want To See War Memorial, But Now He's Going