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Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner posing with French Legion of Honor medal recipients during ceremony at the Old Capitol.
World War II
Manners and customs
Decorations of honor
World War, 1939-1945--Medals
Portraits, Group--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--Portraits
Secretaries of State (State governments)--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee--Portraits
State governments--Officials and employees--Portraits
Accompanying note: "On April 25, 2013, French Ambassador to the United States Francois Delattre and Consulate General of France in Miami Gael de Maisonneuve came to the Historic Capitol in Tallahassee to honor six World War II veterans. The Ambassador bestowed the French Legion of Honor Medal upon six Floridians who fought to liberate France from Nazi rule: Marvin Edwards, Frederick Felentzer, Axel Hansen Jr., James Jernegan, Floyd Coleman, and John Ripandelli."
L-R: Secretary of State Detzner, Marvin Edwards, Frederick Felentzer seated, FDVA Executive Director Mike Prendergast standing behind Felentzer, Alex Hansen Jr., and Floyd Coleman seated at right.
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Chicago Manual of Style
Smith, Renee. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner posing with French Legion of Honor medal recipients during ceremony at the Old Capitol. 2013. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/258831>, accessed 23 October 2021.
Smith, Renee. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner posing with French Legion of Honor medal recipients during ceremony at the Old Capitol. 2013. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/258831>.
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