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Remains of Kansas man killed in Pearl Harbor identified


February 7, 2020

SOUTH HAVEN, Kan. (AP) — The remains of a Kansas man who was killed 78 years ago when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor have been identified.

U.S. Navy Fireman First Class Rex Wise will be buried in April near his home in South Haven, near the state's southern border with Oklahoma, The Wichita Eagle reports.

"I think it's great," said Wise's niece, Helen Weller. "I wish his brothers and sister could have been alive to see him properly buried."

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Tuesday that Wise was accounted for in fall 2019.

The 21-year-old was serving aboard the USS Oklahom...

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