WATCH: American Soldier’s Body Found 72 Years Later

soldier found 72 years later

The above video report looks into the life and death of an American soldier who was killed in battle during World War II.

Alexander Bonnyman Jr. served in the Marines and died fighting in the Battle of Tarawa in 1943. He had received several awards, one of which his grandson Clay has held onto for years and years.

Many soldiers who fought in this and other World War II battles have never been found. However, Bonnyman is one of several that have been discovered thanks to dedicated volunteers. Bonnyman’s grandson Clay is one of them. This makes the above video report more powerful than ever.

See for yourself.