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Alhambra honors veterans with Rose Parade float

The city of Alhambra honored Japanese American veterans who fought in World War II with its 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade float. The float, called "Go for Broke" after the soldiers' battle cry, followed the U.S. Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band and the Wells Fargo stagecoach during the Jan. 1 parade down Colorado Boulevard. Check out photos of the float above!

Alhambra City Council allocated $130,000 from the city's Public Art fund in April for the float, which was designed and built by Phoenix Decorating Company. It was designed to resemble the Go for Broke monument in downtown Los Angeles and depicted 21 Japanese American Medal of Honor recipients, according to a statement from the city of Alhambra.

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