70 Years After Stealing Photograph, World War II Soldier Returns It To Its Owner

Posted by admin on Oct 7, 2013

Jim Williams, World War II soldier, stole a framed portrait from a girl he went on a date with in 1943 and took it with him when he went fight in the South Pacific. 70 years later, a 92-year-old Williams returned the portrait to the also 92-year-old Ruby Hazen.

Jim Williams of Springfield, Ill., says he went dancing with the young woman who was then Ruby Ruff in 1943 in Portland, Ore. They were both 22; he was in the Coast Guard.

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