Female WW2 pilots fight for Arlington burial

Arlington cemetery is considered the greatest military burial site in the US, with presidents, honoured military personnel and national heroes resting there.

The Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, took to the skies for their country during WW2. One such WASP, Elaine Harmon, was a pioneer for female pilots and hoped to be buried in Arlington.

A month before Elaine died, the law allowing WASPs for consideration was reversed and now her family is fighting for their right to be considered.

Video by Olivia Lace-Evans