The Lonely Bones

Schwarb, Amy Wimmer; Wagner, Kathryn Drury
December 2006
Indianapolis Monthly;Dec2006, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p124
The article discusses the efforts of the U.S. military to locate the body of fighter plane pilot Harry Warnke. Warnke was entombed in the wreckage of his World War II plane on a Hawaiian mountainside. The U.S. is perhaps the only country which reclaims the war dead, identifies them and returns them to their families. The team of searchers has been on their mission for two weeks having dug deep to find an oxidized aluminum part of the body of a plane.


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