Four teenagers in Mississippi have been arrested and charged with murder for killing a WWII veteran in Greenville, MS.
Lawrence “Shine” Thornton, 87, died due to injuries he received after the teens pushed him the the ground and stole his wallet, during an apparent mugging that took place in in his driveway on October 20.
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A 92-year-old World War II veteran from Indianapolis, Indiana, had his dog tags returned to him after 67 years.
The vet served for four years in the Marine Corps in a demolition crew. He was sent to Japan and then on to China. He lost the tags during his time in China.
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World War II combat pilots have been lost at the bottom of the Pacific ocean for nearly 70 years. Now underwater robots have been deployed to find them.
Read this article in August’s Popular Science magazine for the full story.