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'Flightless' trip to Washington honors local WWII veterans

'Flightless' trip to Washington honors local WWII veterans

Dorothy Baggett witnessed plenty as a nurse in Germany during World War II a month after American soldiers liberated prisoners at the Dachau concentration camp. She saw bodies of Holocaust victims stacked outside a crematorium and nursed survivors as part of the Army Air Corps. But the 94-year-old Villages resident hadn't seen the World War II Memorial in Washington, which opened in 2004 to pay tribute to the nearly 16 million Americans who served during the war from 1941-45. That changed Saturday when Baggett and 14 other veterans "visited" the monument thanks to a "flightless" program offered by the group Villages Honor Flight. The five-hour program for those...

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