ALBANY, N.Y. — During World War II, four American servicemen who graduated from the same upstate New York high school had their photo taken for the yearbook: a Coast Guardsman, a Navy pilot, a sailor and a soldier. The pilot never made it home and is still listed as missing in action.
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By Chris Carola The Associated Press
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Before the Army’s 27th Infantry Division was decimated in a bloody World War II battle, Stan Dube sketched portraits of his fellow soldiers. The 17 drawings were forgotten after the war and stashed in an attic for decades before being found a year ago by his son.
ALBANY, N.Y. — The 144-year-old shipwreck of a rare sailing vessel that typically wasn’t used for long voyages on the Great Lakes has been found in deep water off Lake Ontario’s New York shore, according to two underwater explorers.
ALBANY, N.Y. — It took 50 years for a Long Island woman to finally complete her quest to return a World War II veteran’s lost dog tags she found on a New York City beach.
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — An archaeological dig that was supposed to wrap up this week at an 18th century military site has yielded such intriguing artifacts the project has been extended, the archaeologist leading the excavations said.
ALBANY, N.Y. A private Japanese organization that has found the remains of World War II soldiers on Saipan is planning another excavation on the Pacific island in the hopes of finding more unmarked graves, including those of American servicemen still listed as missing in action from a fierce battle fought more than 70 years ago.