Legion of Honor ceremony - Columbia, SC (04/11/16) [fr]

Consul General Barbet bestowed the French Legion of Honor upon 6 WWII veterans from North and South Carolina during a ceremony at the South Carolina State House on March 11, 2016.

The following veterans received this award in recognition of their courage:

-  Col (Ret) William E. Eisenhart from Bluffton, SC (Captain, 8th Air Force, 303rd Bomb Group, 359th Squadron)
-  Joseph C. Watson from Ridge Springs, SC (Captain, 291st Regiment, 75th Infantry Division)
-  Thomas C. Harris from Charlotte, NC (Staff Sergeant, 289th Infantry 75th Division)
-  Robert F. Hennessee from Hanahan, SC (Staff Sergeant, 142nd Infantry, 36th Division)
-  David C. Phillips from Florence, SC (Radioman Second Class, USS LST 664)
-  Karl W. Olsen from Bluffton, SC (Private First Class, 134th Infantry, 35th Division)

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Last modified on 16/06/2016

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