World War II Veteran To Be Laid To Rest In DFW 73 Years Later

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CBSDFW—A World War II veteran, whose remains were identified in April, will be laid to rest on Monday at DFW National Cemetery after 73 years.

While a town remembers World War II veterans, atheists sue to stop it. Last month, Albuquerque, N.M., resident Ralph Rodriguez Jr. died. One of the last “Battling Bastards of Bataan” survivors of a death march through the Philippines jungle, methodical malnutrition, and sadistic torture by the Japanese in World War II, he was 100 years old. In northern New Mexico’s high desert, bounded by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, in the town of Taos, is a memorial to him and men with whom he served, including those whose remains were never recovered. Its cross drew the ire...