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WW2 Researcher to speak at Silent Wings Museum, Lubbock, TX, Nov 11, 2015

Return of the World War II Dead: How the demands of American families changed history In 1947, across the United States, tens of thousands of American servicemen made their silent return from World War II. These were the American soldiers, flyers, naval personnel and Marines who had met their deaths overseas in the War and whose remains were being returned, at government expense, to their waiting families. The “Return of the WWII Dead” program was unprecedented in expense and...