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Fayette County WWII Veteran Gets Knighted

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

UNIONTOWN (KDKA) - France's highest military and civilian order has been bestowed upon a veteran right here in western Pennsylvania.

William Rostich of Footedale has officially been named a knight.

Rostich, a 97-year-old World War II veteran, received the medal earlier this year in a ceremony in Uniontown.

The medal recognizes what Rostich went through during the Invasion of Normandy in June 1944.

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