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Divers from the University of Malta began exploring the sunken plane in 2018. (University of Malta / Heritage Malta)

 

Divers Recover Remains of WWII Airman, 80 Years After He Crashed in the Mediterranean

Underwater archeologists in Malta worked with the U.S. government to identify the 22-year-old from California

Sonja Anderson

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