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Fri January 11, 2013
Lost Duffel Bag Returned To World War II Vet
Originally published on Fri January 11, 2013 8:35 am
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Nearly seven decades ago, a young soldier from Indiana left his green duffel bag on a French battlefield in World War II. This week, William Kadar's granddaughter, also an Army veteran, presented him with the bag still stenciled with his name and serial number. A teenager in France had found it in his own grandfather's house. Kadar was captured by the Germans, and has said: It's a miracle I came home.
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