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I recently came across an airman's Bulova watch from a WWII era crash. I'd like to try to find the airman's family and return the watch. Like most military items, the watch has a serial number, part number, and order number. The airman who was wearing the watch had a serial number. Any chance (I know this might be a long shot) military records exists allowing me to cross reference serial numbers and find the owner? The plane was a B-24. 10 men died in the crash.  
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Chris,
I don't know if the military kept track of watch serial numbers. You might try contacting Bulova, they may have a database on who purchased the watch back in the 40's. Or at least what state the watch was purchased in,that might give you a lead on which airman it belong to.
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Thanks, I sent a note to Bulova, but have not heard back from them. Hopefully, they'll come through for me.
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Chris,
Did you ever hear back from Bulova?
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I'm just waiting to hear back.
They sent me a note saying they are checking with various departments and will get back to me.

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Just a quick update.
Received word back fro Bulova. Unfortunately, they no longer have WWII era records. 

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