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Family still waits for closure: D-Day veterans will not be forgotten

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WILLMAR — U.S. Navy Motor Machinist Mate 1st Class John E. Anderson of Willmar fought in the battles of North Africa, Sicily and Italy before giving his life for country at age 24 in the D-Day Invasion of Normandy.


Seventy years later, a community and family will remember his sacrifice and that of all those from the area who had served in World War II.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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