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Last Flight of Bomber 31: Forensic scientists set out to discover what happened to seven American airmen whose plane crashed in Kamchatka during World War II.
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Bombers of World War II
Bombers of World War II Ten classic American bombers dominated the air war that ultimately defeated the Axis powers.

Tour Kamchatka
Tour Kamchatka Explore this rugged, 800-mile-long volcanic peninsula in easternmost Siberia.


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Bringing Home MIAs
Bringing Home MIAs The U.S. spends $100 million a year to find, identify, and bury every American lost in conflicts since World War II.

Identifying Remains
with DNA

Identifying Remains with DNA Using an interactive family tree, find out why DNA is so useful to forensic scientists.


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