Vet gets back dog tag he lost in World War II

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A hand written letter from Anne-Marie Crespo, of Istres, France, to Carol Wilkins, of Newark, N.J., is photographed, Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Crespo's letter was sent to Wilkins along with the U.S. Army dog tags belonging to Wilkins' father, Willie Wilkins, who lost the tags while serving in a U.S. Army Quartermaster Truck Company in the invasion of Southern France in August 1944. Crespo found the tags in 2001 while working in her garden. They were returned to Wilkins by Newark Mayor Cory Booker during a event which was held as a surprise for Wilkins, 90, and which also marked the 68th anniversary of V-E Day, the end of World War II in Europe. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)