William Edwin Phillips served with  a B-26 squadron in Europe and Africa during World War II, where he received numerous medals and his unit received the French Croix de Guerre. Phillips' two sons also served in the Army, including Jeff Phillips of Blaine.
William Edwin Phillips served with a B-26 squadron in Europe and Africa during World War II, where he received numerous medals and his unit received the French Croix de Guerre. Phillips' two sons also served in the Army, including Jeff Phillips of Blaine. COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
William Edwin Phillips served with a B-26 squadron in Europe and Africa during World War II, where he received numerous medals and his unit received the French Croix de Guerre. Phillips' two sons also served in the Army, including Jeff Phillips of Blaine. COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Veteran recalls honors given to dad in World War II, brother in Vietnam

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