Foreign News: The Sharpshooter

"Monsieur le Maire," protested the great hero modestly, "this is really too much honor . . ." But the mayor and all the citizens of Bernay who gathered in the town hall on that broiling day of August 1948 laughed aside the protest with proud, tolerant smiles. Too much honor? For Roger Touchard, the champion marksman of two continents, the local boy who had made good? Too much? "Ah, tell me, Touchard," said one of the local dignitaries, "what would you say to a red ribbon in your coat, the Cross of the Legion of Honor? What would you say to...

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