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Legion of Honour, officially National Order of the Legion of Honour, French Ordre National de la Légion d’honneur, premier order of the French republic, created by Napoleon Bonaparte, then first consul, on May 19, 1802, as a general military and civil order of merit conferred without regard to birth or religion provided that anyone admitted swears to uphold liberty and equality.

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People

  • William O'Leary

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot, Pilot
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #254 dated 23 December 1944, George F. Ruckman Crew. 22 combat missions ...

  • Jay Walker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 546th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #208 dated 20 October 1944 as Crew Pilot. 30 Combat missions.

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Date Contributor Update
26 June 2015 03:21:52 bombercommand Created entry with collection, caption and person associations
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http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2015/apr/10/legion-honor-france-world-war...

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