World War II Vet Reunited With Lost Wallet After 70 Years

Eligio Ramos, 91, last saw his wallet in 1945 after his battalion took shelter in an Austrian farmhouse.
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An incredible reunion to tell you about a former US soldier. Who public forgot about the wallet he lost two and world were tipped. He threw we're going here that wallet is now back with that veteran and Sandra Serra centric. Our station in Fresno California with the story. In Lee Gil Ramos has seen more in his 91 years than many can even imagine including the bloody battlefields of World War II. He fought with the 250 field artillery. And helped liberate starving prisoners but one thing Ramos never expected to see again was the wallet he lost when his battalion took shelter in this Austrian farm house back in 1945. And a letter that arrived in the mail on June 18 suddenly made it significant. And to my surprise when I was reading it and my dad was having facts west. An ankle he looked down ankle they've found a wallet this for you lose. The letter came from doctor Joseph Rocco for his late grandfather owned the farm house in Salzburg where the soldiers stayed. He found the wallet while removing some old wooden planks and then searched online for Ramos based on his old army ID card. I'm most looking forward for the whole US. And found that one live and breath and years of Vienna in in California. And assault. Then they must write and that doesn't mean you armies Wright's old you if he's still alive I would try my lock in those sending Atlanta. And now it's back in this hero's hands for the first time in seventy years I would like her better than. The leather wallet is weathered but still intact and was filled with dozens of family photos. Several relatives gathered at Fresno as VA hospital Tuesday to share in this special reunion including those in the pictures. Promises children say this lost and found treasure will now be cherished for generations to come up with Sarah Scandrick ABC thirty action news. Family history. And this grid that got to take time with the mob mentored him back to stop.

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