World War II cannon restored for return to Pioneer Cemetery
MOKENA, Ill. (WICS) —
In the spirit of Veteran's Day, a World War II cannon returns Saturday to Pioneer Cemetery in Will County, just south of Chicago,
The 1943 US Army tank was displayed in the cemetery for decades.
It was removed for repairs.
The newly revived cannon will be unveiled Saturday during the Mokena Veteran's Day celebration.
Post 725 Commander Jim Hogan says "returning the cannon to the cemetery feels like a soldier coming home."