Tag Archives: Franco-American Veterans

Items in the Franco-American Collection – Who received the Bronze Star?

Bronze Star and Military Chaplain medal at the USM LAC FAC in Lewiston.

Tours of the Franco-American Collection are encouraged!  Please call the phone number at the end of this blog for appointments. LEWISTON, Maine  – As a Board member of the Franco-American Collection, located at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College, one of the special moments I enjoy are when people request to tour of […]

Sanford-Springvale Historical Society ~ Humble Heroes

Walter L'Heureux with George Roberts in Australia 1944

SPRINGVALE, Me – Although thousands of Franco-American families sent their sons off to the military during World War II, very few sent five brothers, who fought on the Two Fronts of the War, in Europe and in the Pacific. In Springvale, I was invited to speak about one family. Albert and Blanche L’Heureux of Sanford […]