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This 99-year-old WWII vet’s rendition of ‘God Bless America’ at a baseball game will give you chills

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Raymond T. Mohr, a 99-year-old World War II veteran, sang "God Bless America" during a Pennsylvania minor league baseball game, and the product of his appearance — a resulting video — has since gone viral.

What happened in the video?

Fox News reported that Tuesday was Military Appreciation Night at Allentown's Lehigh Valley IronPigs game against the Charlotte Knights.

All eyes were on Mohr, who was in attendance at the game to sing "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch.

According to a post shared on the team's Facebook page, Mohr was one of the WWII soldiers who fought in the Battle of Normandy.

The team called Mohr's performance an "incredible moment."

IronPigs catcher Nick Rickles shared a photo of his own on Twitter, captioning it, "Thank you for your service. #militaryappreciationnight."

Fox News reported that Mohr was a radio operator with the U.S. Army's 29th Infantry Division. He landed on Omaha Beach the day following D-Day.

The outlet also reported that the evening saw a military-style hats giveaway, and many veterans were in attendance.

Mohr humbly ended his performance of "God Bless America" with a salute and a "thank you" as the crowd gave him a standing ovation in return.

See the moving video below, which has received more than 40,000 views.

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