Guy Stern, Ph.D., to receive the Knight of the Legion d’Honneur medal

What: The French Consul General will bestow the prestigious Knight of the Legion d’Honneur medal, the highest French order for military and civil merits, on Guy Stern, Ph.D., distinguished professor emeritus at Wayne State University.

When: 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27th

Where: The HMC Auditorium in The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus located at  28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334.

Who: Open to the public.

Adults – $8.00

Senior Adults (55 and Older) – $6.00

University/College Students (w/ID) – $6.00

Middle and High School Students – $5.00

More info:

Guy Stern, Ph.D, is a distinguished professor emeritus at Wayne State University and was one of the Ritchie Boys of WWII. The Ritchie Boys were a group of young men who fled Nazi Germany and returned to Europe as soldiers in US-uniforms. In Camp Ritchie, Maryland, they were trained in intelligence and psychological warfare.

For more information, please call The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus at 248-553-2400.

By Carly Adams, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences communications associate

This story was originally posted by Wayne State College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.


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