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World War II veteran John McMullen, of Seaford, drops roses out of the C-47 and into the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, April 7, 2014. The American Airpower Museum held a memorial service inside their hangar in memory of two World War II B-24 bombers and 20 crew members lost near Long Island on Sunday, Dec. 12, 1943, and Friday, April 7, 1944.(Credit: Steve Pfost)

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WWII airmen lost off LI honored

The 21 American servicemen presumed killed when two B-24 bombers vanished off Long Island in separate incidents during World War II were honored during a memorial service at Farmingdale's American Airpower Museum.