World War II

THREE U.S. BOMBERS FOUND IN PACIFIC WATERS

OR MORE THAN 75 YEARS, dozens of American airmen lost during a large-scale attack on Japanese positions in Micronesia have remained missing in action, their families never knowing the final resting place of their fallen

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