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70 years on, families of WWII dead wait for answers

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CHICAGO — In September 1943, Tech. Sgt. Harry Arnold Carlsen wrote a letter to his mother and ailing father in suburban Chicago. The Marine told his parents he wouldn’t be home for Christmas but was hopeful he’d visit them the next year.

“I would like to see you and Dad once more,” he wrote.

Carlsen still hasn’t made it home.

About two months after writing to his parents for the final time, the 31-year-old died in a battle with Japanese…

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