Posted on 4 November 2019
In September 2019 American and British veterans worked together to recover the remains of American service members who were killed when their B-24H Liberator bomber crashed in southern England during World War II.
The project represented the first partnership between American Veterans Archaeological Recovery (AVAR) and Breaking Ground Heritage (BGH), organizations that place American and British military veterans, respectively, on archaeological excavations to build peer-support communities and enhance mental health.
Technical support and staff was provided by the Department of Archaeology at the University of York.
Dr. Stephen Humphreys, AVAR Chief Executive Officer and project lead said: