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70th Anniversary D-Day Commemoration

The Italian American Veterans Museum marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day with a stirring commemoration on June 6. Nearly two-dozen veterans attended the event, including three who participated in the D-Day invasion. The commemoration drew a capacity crowd and attracted the attention of CBS News. CBS reporter Mike Parker and cameraman Chris McKnight arrived two hours before the presentation to film the museum and interview veterans. Their coverage appeared on the 10 p.m. news. Click here to view the coverage: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/video/10243698-d-day-vets-honored-in-stone-park/ All the veterans in attendance were acknowledge by name at the start of the commemoration, after which they led …

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