Saturday, May 11, 2013

69 Years After Loss in a Normandy Garden, Another Set of World War II Dog Tag Reunited with The Veteran It Belonged To

An American World War ll veteran who lost his military dog tag in France nearly 70 years ago has finally been reunited with it
the BBC's Laura Westbrook reports in a story reminiscent of the discovery of James Kelson's dog tags on a Normandy beach.
The tag was found by a woman tending her garden in France 12 years ago.
Willie Wilkins, 90, was the guest of honour at a ceremony in Newark, New Jersey, to celebrate the 68th anniversary of VE Day, and was presented with his dog tag.