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Lithuania / Bush Visit / Napoleon's Soldiers #715971

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 24, 2002
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Visit by President Bush to Vilnius, Lithuania, shown.

(Vilnius: Richard Gizbert) The discovery at a building site in Vilnius of a mass grave of soldiers from Napoleon's Russian campaign featured; scenes shown of the bones. [Vilnius Mayor Arturas ZUOKAS†- says we suspected they came from World War II.] [University of Vilnius anthropologist professor Rimantas JANKAUSKAS†- describes the position of the bodies indicating they froze to death.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) The presence of women with Napoleon's grand army noted.

Simpson, Carole;
Gizbert, Richard

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