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Remains of a Missing Minnesota WWII Veteran Found 70-Plus Years Later

A DNA lab in Nebraska confirmed the identification

ROSEMOUNT, Minn — The remains of a Minnesota veteran were found and identified more than 70 years after he went missing during World War II. An amateur historian found four numbers stitched to the clothes of a body while researching World War II records. The numbers matched up with Army Staff Sgt. Gerald Jacobsen. The Defense Department exhumed the body from…