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October 25, 2014

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World War II veteran Gaetano "Guy" Benza holds a book written about Longshore Soldiers at his home in North Las Vegas Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Benza served as a Longshoreman, Port Battalion 297th Port Company and saw action in the invasion of Normandy. Benza and Davis Leonard, another local World War II veteran, will receive the French Legion d'Honneur award on Friday. The award is the highest honor France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals.

Steve Marcus

World War II veteran Gaetano "Guy" Benza holds a book written about Longshore Soldiers at his home in North Las Vegas Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Benza served as a Longshoreman, Port Battalion 297th Port Company and saw action in the invasion of Normandy. Benza and Davis Leonard, another local World War II veteran, will receive the French Legion d'Honneur award on Friday. The award is the highest honor France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals.