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WWII servicemen honored during reenactment in Muskegon Michigan

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MUSKEGON, Mich. — It’s the first re-enactment for a group of former servicemen in West Michigan.

Volunteers hopped on board an old ship from World War II teaching history and reminding others of the sacrifice of serving their country.

“If we don’t tell the story and the WWII vets pass along, there’s no one left to tell their story,” said Chris Johnson who portrayed a chief petty officer.

Johnson and about 10 others were in Muskegon on Saturday aboard the USS LST 393.

They’re all trying to help the public understand what life would’ve been like just a couple hours before the Normandy Beach landings. ..."

https://www.fox17online.com/news/local-news/lakeshore/muskegon/wwii-servicemen-honored-during-reenactment-in-muskegon?fbclid=IwAR3WtfkMNekhxYO6iF_FHk4wrJmsDrBxp1Qck6c3w3jP6dsKE5HNtuQKEDc

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Welcome aboard USS LST 393

"Walk where heroes walked, right in downtown Muskegon! History jumps out at you from every deck and every corner. Discover LST 393's outstanding wartime record as you tour a nationally renowned veterans museum with artifacts and displays honoring those who served America and fought for the freedoms we enjoy today. ..."

http://www.lst393.org/

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