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July 31, 2014

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World War II veteran Davis B. Leonard shows a photo of a B-26 White-Tailed Marauder bomber at his home in Henderson Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Leonard served with the 323rd Bombardment Group, 9th Air Force. Leonard and Gaetano "Guy" Benza, 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 Davis B. Leonard shows a photo of a B-26 White-Tailed Marauder bomber at his home in Henderson Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Leonard served with the 323rd Bombardment Group, 9th Air Force. Leonard and Gaetano "Guy" Benza, 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.