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Welcome to Western & Eastern Treasures, for 49 years the #1 publication in metal detecting and treasure hunting!  Like you, we're always looking for adventure, excitement, and the kind of inside information and ideas that every savvy searcher needs to succeed.  Each monthly issue is packed with stories of new discoveries and solid how-to tips & techniques from writers with real-world experience and the finds to prove it!
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— Ralph W.

WWII AIRMAN’S LOST DOG TAG FINDS ITS WAY HOME - A military dog tag may seem pretty commonplace, but when it belonged to a highly decorated WWII Army Air Corps veteran, finding one near the old gun batteries at Salisbury Beach makes it pretty special. Yesterday, the half-disintegrated piece of military memorabilia that once hung around the neck of the late William Charles Benn was returned to his son, William Gordon Benn, thanks to the dedicated work of Purple Hearts Reunited and treasure hunter Bill Ladd.