Thursday, January 22, 2015

Veteran Reunited With Piece Of His World War II Plane 71 Years Later

Love stories like this where veterans can relive their memories!  How cool would it be to sit down with Mr. Screws and listen to his stories?

In 1944, then 22-year-old Charlie Screws was flying over Nazi controlled France when his plane was shot down. 71 years later, a piece of his downed P47 Thunderbolt showed up on his doorstep as it made it's way to the air museum outside Lubbock.
"It's part of aviation history," Museum Director Malcolm Laing tells KLBK-TV. "Tying things back together."

Read the story and watch the video here :