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Kentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) The French government on Monday awarded its highest honor to a 100-year-old Kentucky man who fought in World War II. 100-year-old WWII veteran awarded French Legion of Honor.

Kentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction.

WILMORE, Ky. (AP) – A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs.

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A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of.

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Eisenhower and Colin Powell to receive the prestigious award. The 95-year-old World War II veteran is scheduled to be decorated as a Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honor on Sept..

A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal June 6 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore for his participation.

 · Jack Baker, a 98-year-old World War II veteran who served with the First Army, received the French Legion on Honor, the country’s highest order of merit for military service, the Ironton Tribune recently reported. Baker was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943, served with the First Army, and took part in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The French government has awarded its highest honor to a 100-year-old Kentucky man who fought in World war ii.. kentucky wwii Veteran to receive French Legion of Honor.

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Chicago World War II veteran receives France's highest honor World War II veteran, 98, presented with French Legion of Honor – A humble 98-year-old Kentucky man has become one of the few World War II veterans to receive the French Legion of Honor, France’s highest military award, comparable to the U.S. Medal of Honor. France bestowed the honor on Jack Baker at a ceremony Wednesday in the small Kentucky town of Olive Hill.

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