1. These are my grandfather’s Army dog tags. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog_tagThe purpose of dog tags was and is to identify someone when they can not identify themselves. There is certainly an element of morbidity associated with dog tags but the information that such a simple device holds is invaluable for an injured or fallen soldier’s family.
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4. Here is an interesting short history on dog tags.