Seventy years after three of the bloodiest days in U.S. history, the battle continues to bring the missing men home.
Wil S. Hylton
Wil S. Hylton is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine and a contributing editor at New York. His first book, Vanished, describes the mysterious disappearance of an American military airplane during World War II and the relentless effort by scientists and explorers to locate its missing crew. Hylton appeared on the Longform Podcast in February 2014. His full portfolio of magazine work, including articles from Harper's, Esquire, GQ and Rolling Stone, is hosted on Longform.
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