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JIMMY STRAUSS, right, and Brad Tanis sit in a recently restored 1941 Ford GP quarter ton reconnaissance vehicle (Jeep) in Diamond Springs. Strauss and Tanis restored the jeep for Shaun Hannan, an English businessman and it will be part of the 70th anniversary D-Day invasion commemoration at Normandy beach in June. Democrat photos by Pat Dollins

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70th anniversary: Jeep ready for D-Day

By From page A1 | April 14, 2014

June 6 of this year marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing and the Battle of Normandy. It’s an event that will bring hundreds of thousands of people to France for commemorations and festivities including parades, parachute drops, the setting up of military camps, and concerts.

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