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World War II veteran honored on 101 birthday

Posted at 10:58 AM, Aug 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-16 11:58:49-04

James Bollich, a World War II veteran, was honored on his 101 birthday.

Senator Gerald Boudreaux said," During World War II, he survived the Bataan Death March, a 40-month ordeal during which the Imperial Japanese army forcibly transferred thousands of prisoners of war to camps in the Philippines. I had the opportunity to present Mr. Bollich with several commendations from the local, state, and national governments."

The presentation was followed by a drive-thru birthday celebration.