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Finding a Lost WWII Tuskegee Airman

Clip: Season 45 Episode 15 | 4m 28s Video has closed captioning.

Named for the Alabama town in which they trained, the Tuskegee Airmen had to "fight just to fly." Capt. Dickson, whose plane went down in the mountains between Italy and Austria during his 68th mission, is one of 27 Tuskegee airmen missing since WWII. Can DNA analysis identify him?

Aired: 10/29/18

Rating: NR

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