Maine Public Community Films

Burleigh's Story

Special | 29m 21s | Video has closed captioning.

Lt. Burleigh Curtis, was a fighter pilot who lost his life in WWII & was listed as MIA. That was until 2018, when History Flight found the his remains at the crash site in a field in France. This is the story of Burleigh, his tragic ending, and the discovery almost 75 years later that brought some closure to his family and enabled his remains to be buried in the family cemetery in Windham, Maine.

Aired: 05/27/21

Expires: 03/19/22

Rating: NR

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