Bedford Biles, now 87, holds a display of several decorations and citations, the last remaining objects that he saved from his service in the U.S. Army during WWII. Biles was in the 101st Airborne, 501st Parchute Regiment. He was awarded three Purple Hearts, an EAMET Campaign Medal with four bronze service stars with one bronze service arrow head, the American Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star Medal, the French Legion of Honor Medal and others.

Photo by KELLY FARRELL, Staff

Bedford Biles, now 87, holds a display of several decorations and citations, the last remaining objects that he saved from his service in the U.S. Army during WWII. Biles was in the 101st Airborne, 501st Parchute Regiment. He was awarded three Purple Hearts, an EAMET Campaign Medal with four bronze service stars with one bronze service arrow head, the American Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star Medal, the French Legion of Honor Medal and others.

Buy this photo

Photo Rating:

Related Stories

Comments » 0

Be the first to post a comment!

Share your thoughts

Comments are the sole responsibility of the person posting them. You agree not to post comments that are off topic, defamatory, obscene, abusive, threatening or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be banned. Click here for our full user agreement.

Comments can be shared on Facebook and Yahoo!. Add both options by connecting your profiles.

Features