The U.S. government’s promise to the families of the fallen

After World War II families had to decide if they wanted their loved one returned to the United States for burial or have them interred overseas. The U.S. government put together resources, to include a film, to help families understand their options. Learn about how the government chose to communicate this important issue, and hear Dr. Christopher Hamner, associate professor at George Mason University and part of ABMC's Understanding Sacrifice program, analyze this real-life example that was used after the war.


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