He Buried Them At A Farm House, And Wanted Them Back
65 years ago, 1st Lt. Bernerd Harding of New Hampshire was
huddled in the basement of a German farmhouse, captured by the
farmer who lived there. A bomber pilot, Lt. Harding was concerned
that he might be treated particularly severely, or killed, if his
captors knew he was a pilot, so he buried his wings in the
basement's dirt floor.
Now at 90 years old, he'd like to have them back, and Vermont
television station WCAX reports that he traveled to Germany in an
attempt to locate the house, and the wings.
He searched four houses in a small town southwest of Berlin, but
was unable to locate them. Still, Harding said, just traveling back
to Germany and speaking to people who remembered that day was worth