Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : World War II veteran Gaetano "Guy" Benza

January 22, 2018

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World War II veteran Gaetano "Guy" Benza poses outside his home in North Las Vegas Wednesday, May 28, 2014. 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 poses outside his home in North Las Vegas Wednesday, May 28, 2014. 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.