Posted by Irish Veterans on 29 January 2015
[Published in Irish Times : 25 Jan 2015 by Ronan McGreevy : http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/irish-d-day-veteran-to-get-l%C3%A9gion-d-honneur-france-s-highest-military-honour-1.2079143 ]
Michael d’Alton joined the royal navy to 'try and stop that awful German monster'
One of the last surviving Irish veterans of the D-Day landings is to receive France’s highest military honour today.
Michael d'Alton (93) will receive the Légion d'Honneur on board the French n ... More