Kentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of HonorKentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor

10 WWII veterans received the French Legion of Honor Award from French Consul General, Alexis Andres. They received this award aboard the U.S.S. Texas Battleship, which was used 75 years ago on D-day.

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Updated: August 17, 2019 @ 7:28 pm Reporter The french. world war ii, and while he was at it, served France. He was an engineer and infantry soldier in Africa, Italy and France, seeing more of the.

the Government of France honored Lopez among three other World War II veterans, Corporal Baron Tag-Von Stein, Private First class alfred rocco and Private First Class Ventura H. De La Torre – all from.

A World War II veteran born in Cambridge was to receive the Legion of Honor Friday from the Consul General of France in Boston. Burton Zuckernik served as a heavy machine gunner in the US Army during.

Cobb will receive the French Legion of Honor.. ever of World War II veterans in the Commonwealth of Kentucky,” Lacroix said in an email.

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Ross was born May 12, 1922, and grew up on a farm in Kentucky. When World War II broke. in the veteran community. In 2010.

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WILMORE, Ky. (WKYT) – A Kentucky World War II veteran who was wounded in the Battle of Normandy will be awarded France’s highest distinction Friday.

WILMORE, Ky. (AP) – A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky has been awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The lexington herald-leader reports alvin H. Perry of Wilmore received the medal Friday in a crowded room at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in.

It was an emotional surprise for a World War II veteran. On friday john faenza received the Knight of Legion of Honor Medal, the highest honor of French military decoration. to apply and arrange.

The Consul General of France in Atlanta, Pascal Le Deunff, will bestow the Legion of Honor upon 15 American World War II veterans from across. recognizes "eminent services to the French Republic.".

World War II veteran wants cards for 96th birthday Vernon Foster, a centenarian, World War II. ll receive the French Legion of Honor badge at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. Established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, the Legion of Honor is.

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