WWII Veterans Receive Legion of Honor in Los Angeles

On Thursday January 30th 2014, Axel Cruau, Consul General of France in Los Angeles, bestowed the Legion of Honor of the rank "Chevalier" (Knight) on eleven World War II US Army veterans :

- Colonel A. Albert Restumn
- Lieutenant Colonel Samuel W. Cathcart
- Lieutenant Colonel Elmo Maiden
- Captain Arthur Sherman
- Technical Sergeant Murray Codman
- Staff Sergeant John C. Knapp
- Sergeant Richard OBrien
- Staff Sergeant Leon Waldman
- Technician 4th Grade Woodrow L. Lewis
- Technician 5th Class Howard “Howie” Beach
- Technician Fifth Grade Bruce N. Monkman

Legion of Honor Decoration Ceremony, January 30th at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

The Legion of Honor is the highest honor France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals.

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Speech given by the Consul general of France, Axel Cruau:
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