WWII Veterans recognized on April 30th 2012 by France in Jacksonville

WWII Veterans recognized on April 30th 2012 by France in Jacksonville

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The Consul General of France in Miami, Mr. Gaël de Maisonneuve, in the presence of American and French dignitaries will award, the insignias of “Chevalier dans l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur” (Knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honor”) to the U.S. veterans who fought alongside France during World War II.

The ceremony will take place during the celebration of the 450th anniversary of the French landing in Florida by Jean Ribault.

• Ceremony: 200 Coastline Drive 32202, FL 32202
• Date: April 30th at 5:00 pm

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Visitors are welcome aboard the French Navy sailing ships moored at the port on Tuesday, May 1st between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

Dernière modification : 11/05/2012

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