WWII remains found

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    after all these years they still keep finding them

    One Man's Solemn Mission to Recover WWII Remains

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    Staff Sgt. Alvin Lenox went missing while flying a mission for the U.S. Army in 1943 from China to India. Arizona adventurer Clayton Kuhles found the wreckage of the plane more than six decades later.
     
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    Interesting story. My dad was a radio operator in WW-II.

    RIP Staff Sgt. Alvin Lenox
     
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    I was a radio Operator (RM) in Nam. my late dad was a machinist mate on a cruiser in WW2
     
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    Small world. I can't remember what kind of ship my Dad was on. I'll have to look it up. He was in the Pacific for most of the war.
     
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    My grandfather flew the hump.
     
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    by all means find it. the USN and IJN were the biggest fleets of the war. I still have a USN ship locator in my favs. if its on face book it will have the crew men who served on it.

    mine served on the USS Philadelphia CL-41. his squadron covered the N Africa landings in Nov 42. later providing gunfire support for Patton's drive across N Sicily. then on to Anzio and the invasion of S france.

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    a rough ride. glad he made it
     

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