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Title As It Happened: The Body Hunters: The Unknown Soldier - Ep 1 Of 3 / Director: Wadding, Michael
Published Australia : SBS 2, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (47 min. 49 sec.) ; 288436344 bytes
Summary "The mission of the US Joint Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Command Team (JPAC) is to search for, identify and bring home any fallen US servicemen from all previous wars".The Body Hunters is a three-part series that follows the JPAC team as they try to identity deceased US soldiers using forensic techniques and trawling through archived records from around the world in order to give families and descendants answers about the past.Episode One: The Unknown SoldierPrivate Francis Lupo was killed during the infamous Battle of the Marne in 1918. His story gives a unique insight into the US involvement in the First World War in France. In a uniquely difficult case the team piece together clues, and for the first time in decades dental records allow them to identify the Unknown Warrior and return him to his home and family for burial. (From the UK, in English) (Documentary Series)
Event Broadcast 2009-12-03 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Forensic anthropology.
Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (U.S.)
Marne, 2nd Battle of the (France : 1918)
Prisoners of war.
United States. Army.
Form Streaming video
Author Badsey, Stephen, contributor
Berg, Greg, contributor
Emanovsky, Paul, contributor
Gransar, Frederic, contributor
Holland, Tom, contributor
Mann, Bob, contributor
McDermott, Chris, contributor
Praed, Michael, cast
Torske, Kevin, contributor
Wadding, Michael, director