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New technology helping identify remains of service members

Season 2024 Episode 149 | 7m 34s

On this Memorial Day, nearly 81,000 American service personnel remain missing from previous wars. The vast majority were lost some 80 years ago in World War II. Cutting-edge technology is allowing the military to identify remains thought to be unidentifiable. It is allowing the military to fulfill its promise to leave no one behind. Nick Schifrin reports.

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