After 75 years, a war hero gets France’s highest honor

After 75 years, a war hero gets France’s highest honor
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Glenn Pitts lived a quiet life after World War II, but a friend’s tip led to the 94-year-old receiving the Legion of Honor for his part in liberating France.

Glenn Pitts has been a laundry manager, a building contractor and a Jacksonville landlord.
Friday (Nov. 22), the French government named him a knight of the Legion of Honor, its highest distinction, for his part in liberating France from Nazi occupation 75 years ago.

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