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Pentagon Identifies Remains of Three Men Lost in Vietnam War

August 28, 1996

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Pentagon said Wednesday it has identified the remains of three U.S. servicemen who had been unaccounted for from the Vietnam War.

They are Navy Lt. Cmdr. Harry S. Edwards Jr., of Decatur, Ga.; Air Force Lt. Col. Anthony C. Shine, of Pleasantville, N.Y.; and a third Air Force officer whose name the Pentagon did not release at the request of the family.

Edwards was the pilot of an A-4C that went down on a combat mission over North Vietnam on Oct. 20, 1966.

Shine was the pilot of an A-7D that went down on a reconnaissance and escort mission near the border of Laos and North Vietnam on Dec. 2, 1972.

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