Pentagon seeks to solve WWII mystery

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Pentagon seeks to solve WWII mystery

Missing from sunken ship may be buried as unknown sailors
A photo shows Fireman 1st Class Richard Duffy, who is among the American sailors still listed as missing after the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Turner sank near the entrance to New York Harbor during World War II.
A gravestone with the inscription Unknown U.S. Sailor marks a burial site at Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y.
The USS Turner exploded and sank in 1944 and more than 130 of its sailors are still listed as missing. The Pentagon said it will try to determine if dozens of sailors listed as missing were actually recovered and buried all along as unknowns in a New York cemetery.

Pentagon seeks to solve WWII mystery

A photo shows Fireman 1st Class Richard Duffy, who is among the American sailors still listed as missing after the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Turner sank near the entrance to New York Harbor during World War II.
A gravestone with the inscription Unknown U.S. Sailor marks a burial site at Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y.
The USS Turner exploded and sank in 1944 and more than 130 of its sailors are still listed as missing. The Pentagon said it will try to determine if dozens of sailors listed as missing were actually recovered and buried all along as unknowns in a New York cemetery.
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