WWII Plaques Stolen In New Britain

Posted by admin on Mar 27, 2010

Police in New Britain are looking for the vandals who pried brass plaques from a war memorial. The plaques held the names of local men who served in World War II.

Two of the six plaques were pulled from the granite of the monument that was constructed shortly after the end of the war.

Officials are hoping the plaques can be found because, while they can be replaced, officials said it might be tough coming up with the names that were on them.

The plaques were made of bronze or brass and are of minimal value in terms of money, but priceless in what they represent.

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