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Army Nurse Corps Col. Julia Boland Paparella (Ret.), MSEd, MSLS, RN, associate professor emerita of the College of Nursing, Villanova University, was awarded the Legion of Honor by the government of France for her participation in the liberation of France during the D-Day invasion of June 1944.



Army Nurse Corps Col. Julia Boland Paparella (Ret.), MSEd, MSLS, RN, associate professor emerita of the College of Nursing, Villanova University, was awarded the Legion of Honor Legion of Honor: see decorations, civil and military.  by the government of France This article is about the political and administrative structures of the French government. For French political parties and tendencies, see Politics of France.

The government of France
 for her participation in the liberation of France during the D-Day invasion of June 1944. She was one of six women, all members of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, among 100 veterans selected to represent American servicemen and women at the French 60th anniversary of D-Day celebrations in Paris and Normandy.
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Title Annotation:Faculty Notes
Publication:Nursing Education Perspectives
Date:Jan 1, 2005
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