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St. Martin pays tribute to the dead for France during the Algerian war and the fighting in Morocco and Tunisia

MARIGOT: Last Sunday, December 5, marked the national commemoration in honor of the combatants and victims of the Algerian war and the fighting in Morocco and Tunisia.

The ceremony took place at the Saint-Martin Monument to the dead in the garden of the Collectivité, in the presence of the territorial councillor Pascale Laborde, Julien Marie, director of the services of the Prefect’s Office, veterans represented by Robert Garon and members of the association, and flag bearers. It was followed by a snack offered by the association of veterans and victims of war of Saint-Martin.

A necessary duty of remembrance as some Saint-Martiners  took part in the fighting for France.

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