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October 2, 2014

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World War II veteran Davis B. Leonard holds a book about the Marauder crews at his home in Henderson Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Leonard flew in the B-26 Marauders when served with the 323d 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 holds a book about the Marauder crews at his home in Henderson Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Leonard flew in the B-26 Marauders when served with the 323d 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.