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Missing WWII Soldier is Identified in Germany

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In 2008, a German explosive ordnance disposal team, working at a construction site in the town of Kommerscheidt, found fragments of a World War II-era U.S. military boot. The team notified the German War Graves Commission who recovered remains of two individuals at the site and military equipment including two identification tags. The items were turned over to a Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command team in the area for further analysis.
Among other forensic identification tools and circumstantial evidence, scientists from the JPAC used dental comparisons in the identification of the remains.
For additional information on the Defense Department's mission to account for missing Americans, call 703-699-1420 or visit the DPMO Web site at www.dtic.mil/dpmo [ http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo ] .
Missing WWII Soldier is Identified in Germany [ http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=13915 ]
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