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HISTORY DETECTIVES

Order of Leopold: A Medal of High Honor from Belgium

  • Aired: 09/20/2011
  • 17:13
  • Rating: NR
John Goularte, Jr. found an ornate medal in his father's things after his father died, along with a photograph of his father at an award ceremony in 1951 with a caption explaining the Belgian government bestowed upon him the "Order of Leopold." Goularte asks HISTORY DETECTIVES host Gwen Wright to find out how his father earned such a prestigious medal from the Belgian government.
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