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Thieves Steal $65,000 Worth of Bronze Plaques From War Memorial
Authorities say a thief stole eight bronze plaques -- totaling $65,000 -- from a foreign war memorial, making off with the only official list of all the deceased veterans who belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6919 in Morningside, Md.
"It’s heartbreaking to have this happen to us," Post Commander James Holland told MyFoxDC.com.
Three of the plaques bore the faces and names of the soldiers for whom the Post was named, the station reports. Five other plaques, weighing about 120 pounds each, listed the names of the deceased veterans who belonged to the Post. The list reportedly dated back to World War I.
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