Bucks County WWII vet's remains identified decades after fighting in U.S. Army's longest battle

The remains of a Bucks County man who fought in World War II have been identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, which is tasked with investigating and recovering missing U.S. military personnel. Army Pvt. Walter G. Wildman, 20, of Bristol, was killed in November 1944 action during the Hürtgen Forest offensive, one of the deadliest battles waged by the U.S. Army during World War II. Wildman’s remains will now be buried in Newtown Township.

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