WWII vet says he volunteered as a glider pilot to learn how to fly

Arnold Schroeder says he volunteered as a glider pilot during World War II because he thought it would be a great way to learn how to fly, but he only flew one mission -- his aircraft snagged a German anti-glider pole in the south of France and the impact of the crash left him seriously wounded, sending him back to the U.S. Now 100, he's one of the oldest living WWII veterans. He recently made a trip to Washington, D.C., courtesy of Honor Flight.

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