Daily Archives: July 4, 2016

After More Than Seven Decades, A Missing WWII Marine Was Found

Arlington BurialIt was 1943, on a Pacific Island, when Private First Class James B. Johnson died in the second world war. However, it was only very recently that his body was buried and laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery where he belongs. It took more than 70 years to locate the missing-in-action marine. Over that time, his family and a non-governmental organization had put forth efforts to find remains of United States service members.