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After the carnage of World War I, nations that had lost millions of young men were looking for a way to honor those dead. They found a simple concept: The remains of one unidentified soldier, buried with honor, to recognize the service and sacrifice of the many.
Here & Now's Alex Ashlock (@aashlock) has a report on Patrick O'Donnell's (@combathistorian) book "The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America's Unknown Soldier and WWI's Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home."
This segment aired on November 19, 2019.