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Ken George ©Stars and StripesBad Muskau, Germany, April, 1996: World War II pilots Dale Thornton, left, and Ted Narracci remove part of the tail section of their B-17 from a farmer's barn. They were on a bombing mission to Rhuland, just south of Berlin, on March 15, 1945, when the aircraft was shot down and they were taken prisoner.

RELATED MATERIAL: Stars and Stripes' 1996 story about the 1945 mission and the 1996 return.

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