Sunday, June 24, 2007

WWII MIA unearthed in Germany and returned home

The books are never "closed". Welcome home Lawrence.

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from World War II, have been identified and returned to his family for burial with full military honors.

He is Pvt. Lawrence P. Burkett, U.S. Army, of Jefferson, N.C. He will be buried Saturday in Jefferson...

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