Tony Bilek turned his job of working on planes into a hobby. For many years, he built one model with several other veterans in the area. Now it sits in the Chaute Air Museum. But, that's not all.
He's even written a book discussing how he survived one of the most violent battles during World War II. He was captured by the Japanese and spent three-and-a-half years in a prison camp, forced to work in coal mines. Bilek's book is called No Uncle Sam: The Forgotten of Bataan. He wrote it in 2003. It's available on Amazon.com.
Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.