World War II veteran John Glaser doesn't consider himself a hero.
"I did what I was told. I was scared. I can never understand how anyone over there says they were brave," the 97-year-old Williamsburg veteran said of his service as a medic in the 111th Field Artillery of the Army's 29th Infantry Division.
John Glaser received a medal and became a Knight in France's National Order of the Legion of Honour Friday for his part in the Liberation of France, including D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Being made a Knight, or Chevalier, is the group's highest honor.
The medal was presented by Michel Charbonnier, the general consul of France for...