France decorates couple who found Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie

Serge Klarsfeld, 83, received France’s highest award, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, while Beate, 79, received the National Order of Merit.

The pair began their mission to catch Nazis and bring them to justice after they married in the 1960s.

Amongst those they discovered was the notorious war criminal known as the “Butcher of Lyon”, Klaus Barbie.

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