From Kiribati to the US: WWII airman to finally return home

US Army Air Forces Staff Sergeant Vincent Rogers in New York. Picture: AP

TARAWA, 04¬†APRIL 2019 (AP) – The remains of a New York airman whose trove of 200-plus wartime letters inspired a California museum’s popular World War II exhibit have been identified 75 years after he died in a crash off a Pacific island. The Pentagon’s Defence POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced on its website that the remains […]

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