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France to honor veterans of WWII

Seven nisei and one Canadian soldier will get the nation's highest award

By Gregg K. Kakesako

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 02, 2014

~~<p>Seven Japanese-American members of the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Battalion will be awarded Legion of Honor medals by the French government Wednesday night for their part in liberating France from the Nazis in 1944.</p>
<p>Retired Canadian Army Col. Albert Brum, a Kaneohe resident, also will be honored at the Pearl Harbor ceremony.</p>
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Seven Japanese-American members of the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Battalion will be awarded Legion of Honor medals by the French government Wednesday night for their part in liberating France from the Nazis in 1944.

Retired Canadian Army Col. Albert Brum, a Kaneohe resident, also will be honored at the Pearl Harbor ceremony. Login for more...



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