Ring found in Albania gives closure to family of UK WWII pilot missing in action for 70 years

March 9, 2015 1:16 PM

3 0

TIRANA, Albania – Sgt. John Thompson, a British World War II special operation pilot, was considered missing in action for more than 70 years. Not anymore.

On Monday, his 92-year-old sister Dorothy Webster received his ring from a family in Albania together with a box of debris from his Halifax bomber that crashed in the eastern European country on Oct. 29, 1944 whilst transporting assistance to the local anti-Nazi fighters.

Read more

To category page