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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Times Union -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 1918 casualty a notable son The casualty list released by the American Expeditionary Force on July 21, 1918 listed 64 American soldiers and marines killed in action and 28 missing.But the name reporters noticed first... (more)
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Associated Press -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 NYC soldier was Army division's 1st combat loss in WWI SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - A century ago this week, the New York National Guard's 27th Division lost its first soldier in combat in World War I.