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Marine recalls experience escorting fallen WWII vet home

Story by Nathan Hanks
Date Taken: 04.20.2017 | Date Posted: 04.20.2017 18:18
Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany

In 2015 a private, non-profit organization known as History Flight excavated what is believed to be Cemetery 27 on the island of Betio, Tarawa, and recovered the remains of multiple individuals, one of them being Whitehurst.

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