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3rd Algerian Infantry Division

The 3rd Algerian Infantry Division (3e Division d'Infanterie Algérienne, 3e DIA) was an infantry division of the French Army during the second half of the Second World War. [1]

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Algeria

Algeria (الجزائر), officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.

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Alphonse Juin

Alphonse Pierre Juin (16 December 1888 – 27 January 1967) was a Marshal of France.

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Alsace

Alsace (Alsace; Alsatian: ’s Elsass; German: Elsass, pre-1996 also: Elsaß; Alsatia) is the fifth-smallest of the 27 regions of France in land area (8,280.2 km2), and the smallest in metropolitan France.

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Augustin Guillaume

Augustin Léon Guillaume (30 July 1895–9 March 1983) was a French general.

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Baden

Baden is a historical German territory.

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Bienwald

The Bienwald is a large forested area in the southern Pfalz region of Germany near the towns of Kandel and Wörth am Rhein.

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Croix de Guerre

The Croix de Guerre (English translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of France.

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Days of Glory (2006 film)

Days of Glory (Indigènes - "Natives"; بلديون) is a 2006 French film directed by Rachid Bouchareb.

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Fourragère

The fourragère is a military award, distinguishing military units as a whole, that is shaped as a braided cord.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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French Army

The French Army (Armée de terre, "land army") is the land-based and largest component of the French Armed Forces.

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French Expeditionary Corps (1943–44)

The French Expeditionary Corps (Corps Expéditionnaire Français, CEF), also known as the French Expeditionary Corps in Italy (Corps Expéditionaire Français en Italie, CEFI.), was an expeditionary force composed of Free French soldiers that fought in the Italian Campaign during World War II under the command of General Alphonse Juin.

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Grandes Unités Françaises

Grandes Unités Françaises (full title: Guerre 1939-1945 Les Grandes Unités Françaises) is a monumental six-volume (the fifth volume is actually composed of four separate works) World War II order of battle and military unit history reference compiled by the historical service of the chief of staff of the French Army.

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Italian Campaign (World War II)

The Italian Campaign of World War II was the name of Allied operations in and around Italy, from 1943 to the end of the war in Europe.

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Joseph de Goislard de Monsabert

Joseph de Goislard de Monsabert (Libourne 30 September 1887 – Dax, 13 June 1981), was a French general who served during the Second World War.

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Legio III Augusta

Legio tertia Augusta ("Augustus' third legion") was a legion of the Imperial Roman army.

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Médaille militaire

The Médaille militaire (Military Medal) is a military decoration of the French Republic for other ranks for meritorious service and acts of bravery in action against an enemy force.

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Operation Dragoon

Operation Dragoon was the Allied invasion of southern France on 15 August 1944, during World War II.

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Pied-Noir

Pied-Noir (Black-Foot), plural Pieds-Noirs, is a term referring to people of French and other European (usually Spanish, Italian, Portuguese or Maltese) ancestry who were born or lived in French North Africa, namely French Algeria, the French protectorate in Morocco, or the French protectorate of Tunisia, often for generations, until the end of French rule in North Africa between 1956 and 1962.

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart (Swabian: Schduagert) is the capital and largest city of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany.

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Tirailleur

Tirailleur literally means a shooting skirmisher in French from tir—shot.

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Tunisia Campaign

The Tunisia Campaign (also known as the Battle of Tunisia) was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces.

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Vosges

The Vosges (German: Vogesen), also called the Vosges Mountains, are a range of low mountains in eastern France, near its border with Germany.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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2nd Army Corps (France)

The 2nd Army Corps (e Corps d'Armée) was first formed before World War I. During World War II it fought in the Campaign for France in 1940 and during the 1944–45 campaigns in southern France, the Vosges Mountains, Alsace, and southwestern Germany.

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3rd Armored Division (France)

The 3rd Armored Division (3e Division Blindée, 3e DB) was an armored unit of the French Army.

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3rd Light Armoured Brigade (France)

The 3rd Light Armoured Brigade (e Brigade Légère Blindée, 3 BLB) is a mechanised unit of the French Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Algerian_Infantry_Division

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