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Old 11 February 2009, 06:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Funeral and Ceremonies

I know it is a very general question...but as well it is.

When a body of a killed pilot was recovered by the enemy there always had been a funeral held by the opposite, ot the bodies will be sent to the respective squadron?
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sorry for my bad english.
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Old 11 February 2009, 10:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Often the pilots were buried where they fell until the end of the war when the respective countries sent "graves registration" investigators into the countryside.
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Old 11 February 2009, 12:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You may wish to read this thread. Burial of enemy aces with military honors, norm or exception?

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Old 11 February 2009, 12:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks mates.
your efforts have been very important to me.

I suspected there were many singular cases and distinguish them should be very hard.
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