LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Dozens of World War II veterans flew to Washington D.C. on a historic D-Day Honor Flight.
 
Sixty-one vets left the Louisville airport around 7:30 Tuesday morning.

The vets are participating in the first-ever, all WWII Veterans two-day flight. They will visit the WWII Memorial on Wednesday morning to remember and pay their respects to their fallen comrades.

"There are so many things that happened, it's hard to describe. I felt that the Lord was with me, to carry me through three battle scars and to be wounded and still be able to come back home and live a useful life," said Glenn Fischer, a veteran from Bedford.

The veterans will use the remainder of the trip to visit other memorials in the nation's capital.

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