Remains are lost in race for relics

Brisk trade in WWII planes thwarts efforts to recover missing fliers

Australian Robert Greinert finds and restores wrecked airplanes. Australian Robert Greinert finds and restores wrecked airplanes. (Globe Staff Photo / Yoon Byun)
By Kevin Baron and Bryan Bender
Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff / May 25, 2009

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ALBION PARK, Australia - To the US military, Carter Lutes, a pilot who vanished in Papua New Guinea in April 1944, is one of the lost heroes of World War II. The Pentagon still hopes to recover him. Until then, it considers his jungle crash site a sacred place - and the last known clue to finding him. (Full article: 2377 words)

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