Dead Men Do Tell Tales - Chapters 12-14, Lost Legions, The Misplaced Conquistador, Arsenic and Old Rough and Ready Summary & Analysis

William R. Maples
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Chapters 12-14, Lost Legions, The Misplaced Conquistador, Arsenic and Old Rough and Ready Summary and Analysis

Maples has often been charged with the task of identifying remains of United States soldiers who died in Vietnam and whose remains are recovered. He assures the reader that the remains are treated with great care and examined carefully. The remains are clearly separated into distinct individual groups. There is no conspiracy in the Hawaii lab, CILHI. They have some of the best help in the world.

Maples then describes the bones and the processes used to separate out the bones. Each case has an anthropologist; if there are teeth, a forensic dentist is added. Painstaking records are composed and the files are reviewed in detail, all before the family is notified. The remains are then carefully...

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