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History Detectives | Order of Leopold: A Medal of High Honor from Belgium | PBS

Duration: 17:13
Program: History Detectives #910
Broadcast Date: Sep. 20, 2011

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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Post Date: September 21, 2011