SARATOGA SPRINGS N.Y.-- Japanese researcher Yukari Akatsuka the secretary general of Kuentai-USA a non governmental group which specializes in locating and retrieving the remains of World War II dead fires up her computer as New York State Military Museum Librarian Jim Gandy prepares records for her to scan on Tuesday July 29. The group which focuses on finding the remains of Japanese Soldiers killed during World War II is planning to conduct a dig where they think missing American Soldiers who fought with the New York National Guards 105th Infantry Regiment during World War II may be buried. Akatsuka and a colleague visited the museum to go through data in hopes of refining the search area.
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