Monday, April 22, 2013

France honors Utah World War II soldier for role in D-Day

Mike Kladis accepted the French Legion of Honour medal this past Saturday.  I never tire of reading about members of The Greatest Generation being recognized for their honorable service.

(Kim Raff | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mike Kladis, 91, is awarded the Legion of Honour, for his service in the Army liberating France during World War II, by (left) Marie-Helene Glon, of the Honorary Consul of France, at the Masonic Lodge in Salt Lake City on April 20, 2013. This award is France's highest honor.

Story by By Kristen Moulton | The Salt Lake Tribune
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