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France honours aging D-Day veterans

More than 70 years ago, Marcel Croteau, a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Forces’ 425 Alouettes Squadron and my uncle, was flying nightly bombing raids over France. Because of his role in those long-ago missions, Croteau is being inducted as a knight (chevalier) into France’s Order of the Legion Read more →