Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos et Spencer Stone, all 26, were in april an application for naturalization filed, because they are since their action in the high-speed rail a strong connection with France feel. “They have their lives risked for the values of the Republic”, said Lebrun-Damiens.Read also Video shows how heroes Thalys-shooter body went
The three U.s. soldiers were traveling in Europe when the incident in paris took place. The Moroccan jihadist Ayoub El Khazzani was armed with a kalashnikov on the train and wanted to attack. He opened fire, but the Americans knew him to be overpowered, and thus a massacre to occur. the
The Americans became heroes in France and were given by the former president François Hollande even though the highest and most important French national award: the French Legion of Honor. The threesome is also seen in ‘The 15:17 to Paris’, a film by Clint Eastwood, with the real heroes of when in the lead.