JOURNEY TO ROYAL tells the story of Lt. Royal Stratton, a WWII rescue pilot with the 4th Emergency Rescue Squadron, who perishes while saving the lives of nine downed airmen in the open ocean of a war-torn South Pacific. Two generations later, Stratton's great-nephew, filmmaker Christopher Johnson embarks on an international quest to unlock history and reveal the circumstances of that fateful event. Archival imagery and interviews with Hollywood entertainers and service members from the Greatest Generation paint a portrait of life in the 1940s, setting the stage for events that inspired a nation and forged a unity of purpose. Firsthand accounts of Pearl Harbor, the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the escorting of the Enola Gay, and the delivery of surrender documents to the U.S.S. Missouri culminate in Stratton's final heroic mission. Surviving members of the 4th ERS recount the dangerous missions which carried them unarmed into the path of the enemy on 862 rescue missions saving ...
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