Living WWII veteran

You are a veteran or you are a family member of a veteran who served during WW2, you need to contact us to get Honors from the French Government.


For years, our government has tried to find every single veteran who saved France from the Nazi. We will never forget what you did and we want you to know it.

French Legion of Honor - INFORMATION

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French Legion of Honor - Information
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Order of the Legion of Honor - APPLICATION FORM

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Application form
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The Legion of Honor is the highest distinction awarded by France, thus only a few medals are issued each year.

N.B : Applications take at least several months to be processed. No information about the advancement of the applications can be given by phone. When more information is needed, the Consulate contacts the applicants. Only Veterans whose candidacy has been approved are informed, usually by mail.

For any questions or requests, please contact Catherine DELFINO :

Last modified on 11/01/2017

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