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Remains of three missing World War II airmen recovered, half a world apart (Via Army Times)

By Kent Miller


The remains of three U.S. airmen whose planes went down in World War II, one in Europe, one in what is now Vietnam and the third on Tarawa, a Pacific atoll, have been recovered.

Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Walter B. Stone was accounted for Feb. 20 and AAF Staff Sgt. Carl M. Shaffer was accounted for Dec. 20, according to separate Feb. 25 announcements from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.

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