Anne-Marie Crespo

Willie Wilkins with Newark Mayor Cory Booker, GI GO Fund Executive Director Jack Fanous and French Consul-General Bertrand Lortholary (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Veteran Gets Back Dog Tags He Lost In World War II

The Newark native lost the dog tags while serving in the Army’s Quartermaster Graves Registration Units in August 1944 in Southern France, where his job was to retrieve the dead bodies of American soldiers.