Monday, May 25, 2009

WWII Remains Are Being Lost In Race With Airplane Collectors.

On the way home from the USS Bunker Hill lecture, I was listening to "The World" on WGBH. Love that show! Even if I always fail the geo-quiz.

Relic collectors endanger WW II remains
An article in today's Boston Globe reveals that rescue teams trying to recover the remains of American pilots killed in the Second World War have some competition. World War II relic hunters are interested, not so much in soldier remains, but in the downed planes. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Globe reporter Bryan Bender

There's audio embedded in the link above. Well worth the listen.

Here's a link to the Boston Globe story.

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