A trip with 90 World War II veterans wouldn’t be complete without a few war stories, and local vets shared a few during the Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., on Saturday, 21.
Here are a few:
Remembering Iwo Jima
At the Iwo Jima Memorial, which features a statue of the infamous photograph of Marines posting the American flag, veteran Hazel Adams of Lancaster recalled that battle. He was on a mine sweeper as a sailor in the U.S. Navy, and swept 224 mines the day that famous flag was raised.