Madame Raynal receives Legion of Honour on behalf of her husband.
Madame Raynal receives Legion of Honour on behalf of her husband, the defender of Fort Vaux.
General view of outdoor ceremony in a courtyard; group of civilians stand to right with one lady dressed in black (Mme Raynal of course who must be a war widow or else M Raynal could accept his own Legion D'Honneur) standing about a yard in front. There are rows of French soldiers behind and a building with arches in background. Three officers step up and hand small box to the lady, then back away. C/U as Mme Raynal and a gentleman examine the medal.
World War One; honours; decorations; heroes.