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D-Day 70th Anniversary Luncheon

On the 70th anniversary of the battle of Normandy, the Anna Maria Oyster Bar in Bradenton, Fl holds a commemorative luncheon to honor those who served. In attendance is an unprecedented 84 veterans of WWII, including over a dozen who were on the beach fighting the Nazi stronghold that day 70 years ago in Normandy, France.

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    Florida District 71 Congressional Representative Jim Boyd (R) addresses a crowd of WWII Veterans
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    one of only a few remaining survivors of Pearl Harbor tells his story
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    John Wilcher - one of only a few remaining survivors of the Battle of Iwo Jima
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    Anna Maria Oyster Bar owner John Horne stands with family who served at Normandy on D-Day.
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    Memorabilia from WWII
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    Owner John Horne and Congressional Representative Jim Boyd
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