For 70 years, Pvt. Carroll Heath was the forgotten soldier, his name not listed among the town's war dead, not inscribed on a World War II memorial in the middle of town. And that's likely how things would have remained had it not been for one of Heath's high school classmates.
After discovering a clutch of long-forgotten bronze grave markers in an Oklahoma funeral home in February, Mike Walters set to work unraveling 18 subterranean mysteries to honor his fellow veterans. His deadline was Memorial Day.