LA Veterans Affairs
Thomas Perumean
July 18, 2019 - 7:44 am
A Louisiana veteran of World War II has received an award from France for his actions during the World War II. Lawrence Boudreaux, 97, received a French Legion of Honor medal Tuesday for his service at Normandy. France's new ambassador to the United States, Philippe Etienne, bestowed France's...
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June 06, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Thursday, June 6, 2019 is the 75th anniversary of the invasion of the beaches at Normandy, France. The United States joined Allied forces on a mission to liberate France, and ultimately Western Europe, from the control of Nazi Germany. Amphibious landings were supported by an aerial assault from...
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Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Channel
June 05, 2019 - 7:54 am
( Connecting Vets ) - Both the Smithsonian Channel and National Geographic are premiering special content in recognition of the 75th anniversary of D-Day -- and some of it, we've never seen before. The Smithsonian Channel's documentary "The Battle of Normandy: 85 Days in Hell" premieres Thursday,...
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