Norman Duncan was a young U.S. Army master supply sergeant when he supported the allied troops storming the beaches of Normandy in 1944. Today, at age 99, his is among the newest members the French Legion of Honor.
Duncan was bestowed the rank of Knight of the Legion of Honor during a recent ceremony at the French Embassy in Washington, DC. in recognition of the services he provided during military campaigns throughout France during the war.
The Legion of Honor, its name National Order of the Legion Honour, is the highest French Order of Merit for military and civilian individuals. It was established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte.