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US and Thai officials discovered the remains of an American soldier who went missing 78 years ago in Lampang province, northern Thailand, on Wednesday. The pilot’s P-38 Lightning single-seater fighter plane went down during World War II. On Wednesday, US and Thai authorities held a repatriation ceremony for the soldier in Rayong before sending his remains to Hawaii for further investigation. The repatriation ceremony marks the end of their search, which began 3 years ago. The search on Wednesday was led by the US Department of Defense’s Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Accounting Agency – or the DPAA. […]

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