Divers from the French military are operating with a US company to get well the stays of American World War Two pilots from the seabed off the east coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) has been helped through the French army divers to search the wrecks of downed fighter planes.
DNA research on recovered stays can be utilized to spot US pilots who’ve up to now been indexed as missing in motion.
These photos display French army divers from the FS Pluton M622 military de-mining send, swimming above the damage of a USAAF P-47 Thunderbolt (Warthog) US fighter airplane, which crashed in 1944.
The DPAA’s undertaking is to account for missing Americans from previous conflicts courting again to World War Two. Where imaginable, it returns stays to households and gives an army funeral.
The French divers and the DPAA additionally accumulated fragments from the airplane for research.
They are observed under examining portions of a airplane at the deck of the FS Pluton M622, which is based totally within the southern French port of Toulon.