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Looking for Lopes, and his WWII story


September 25, 2019

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Joe Wolf isn't sure where he found the World War II-era knife, but he'd like to return it to its owner or a family member.

The man's name was apparently Lopes.

He seemed to have World War II ties to Company L, Second Division, Saipan, Tarawa, and Clovis, N.M.

At least that's what was carved on the sheath of his knife, along with the words "My kiss is death."

Joe Wolf,...

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