“You can get hooked on this big time,” said Samme Templin, who created a FindaGrave profile for Babe. “We've been doing this for over 17 years and work on it as much as we can."
I found more papers that make it clear: Somewhere along the line, Babe was known as Vito.
A timeline of events leading to Babe's final burial—along with a few other observations from the documents I have.
A letter from the War Department lets my grandparents know that Babe's remains can now be returned to the United States.
My grandmother writes to the Quartermaster General with a request that doesn't strike me as outlandish.