Monday, 20. May 2013 - 19:05
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The U.S. Department of Defence is seeking information on missing American World War II veterans who were last seen in Croatia, reports Croatian daily newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija.
The U.S. Embassy in Zagreb announced yesterday (Wed) that ministry experts will visit Croatia in an attempt to locate and identify remains of missing soldiers.
The United States is committed to finding and the identification of all Americans who died serving their country, so that they can be buried on American soil with due honours.
The two Ministries of Defence agencies dealing with the search for the missing prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action, called for Croatian citizens who have information about missing American veterans to help them in this noble mission.
More than 25 American soldiers went missing in over 12 Croatian Counties. Most went missing from the Lika-Senj County.
"It is believed that a lot of people in this area have information about the graves of the missing soldiers. We ask all those who believe they have information about any of the cases, or some similar event, to contact the U.S Embassy in Zagreb". said the Embassy.
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