The Graves of More Than 30 Marines and Sailors Killed in Bloody World War II Battle Have Been Found

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jul 1, 2019

The remains of 30 US Marines and Navy service members lost since a bloody WWII battle in the South Pacific have been found on remote Tarawa Atoll, an organization that recovers lost US service members said.

Mark Noah, the president of History Flight, told CNN his organization had maintained a presence on the atoll since 2007 — and had been working to locate and excavate the bodies of Marines in an American cemetery.

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+I would like to foreword this to a American Legion site. The military likes to know when one of theirs comes home.

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