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WWII veteran honored with parade on his 105th birthday — PHOTOS

Updated September 23, 2021 - 7:21 am

World War II veteran Vincent Shank of Las Vegas was honored with a parade celebrating his 105th birthday at Chaparral High School on Sunday.

Gov. Steve Sisolak was among those who showed up to honor him and present him with a proclamation.

The UNLV marching band, ROTC groups, car clubs, motorcycle clubs and military vehicles took part in the parade.

Shank was a prisoner of war for two years after being shot down over Sicily.

He played a trumpet in Las Vegas casinos during the Rat Pack era.

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