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By Bonnie Davidson
The Courier 

The French Honor Local Veterans

Eide, Newton, Olson Receive High Award


Bonnie Davidson / The Courier

Kenneth Newton, Gordon Olson and Lloyd Eide wait to be pinned with the French Knight of Legion of Honor Award by Honorary Consul of France in Montana Laurence C. Markarian on Tuesday, Oct. 28. It was one of the highest honors from France for their efforts in liberating France during WWII.

An emotional response could be spotted by family, friends and veterans during a short ceremony where three local heroes received one of the highest and most known awards given in France. The local WWII veterans sat at the front of the room while a...

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