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American Flag That Draped Coffin of Veteran Apparently Stolen

An American flag that draped the coffin of a World War II veteran was stored at the American Legion post in Falmouth, Maine, but it has gone missing and is presumed stolen.

The flag was kept in an oak case inside the building, which is often rented by organizations holding functions.

It was awaiting delivery to the widow.

Falmouth police say the flag can be returned with no questions asked, according to the Bangor Daily News.




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