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General Marcel Bigeard, born on 14th February 1916. Died, 18th June 2010

Distinguished veteran of the Free French and and postwar conflicts in Indo-China and Algeria who later served as a defence minister

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcel_Bigeard




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