THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Kevin Cullen

Decades later, war’s chapter completed

Jim Kurtz, right, presents Ken Sellars with the wedding ring that belonged to Sellars' brother Charlie. Kurtz's father was co-pilot of a B-24 Liberator shot down over Austria in 1944. Charlie Sellars died on the plane, and an Austrian farmer took the ring at the crash site and held it for more than 60 years before Jim Kurtz got the ring in Austria last month and found the Sellars family in Syracuse, N.Y. Jim Kurtz, right, presents Ken Sellars with the wedding ring that belonged to Sellars' brother Charlie. Kurtz's father was co-pilot of a B-24 Liberator shot down over Austria in 1944. Charlie Sellars died on the plane, and an Austrian farmer took the ring at the crash site and held it for more than 60 years before Jim Kurtz got the ring in Austria last month and found the Sellars family in Syracuse, N.Y. (Jim Kurtz)
By Kevin Cullen
Globe Columnist / September 19, 2010

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The war killed Bob Kurtz. It just took seven years for the war to catch up to him. (Full article: 925 words)

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