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France Honors Moroccan WWII Veterans

Paris –  The French Defense minister honored, Thursday, twelve Moroccan veterans, who helped France free itself from Hitler’s grip during World War II.

The Moroccan veterans have been invited by French President Francois Hollande to the commemorative ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of Allied landing in Provence, which will take place in Toulon, forming the largest delegation at this event.

Friday, they will attend a naval tour off Toulon onboard the aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle.

Representatives from 28 countries, particularly from Africa, take part in these commemorative ceremonies.

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