Patriotic corner

  • The "Marianne"

    They have all represented the Marianne, however, since November 2000, Marianne has a new face...
    After the choice of 36,778 participants in France, (36% of some 15 000 City Halls participated in this event (...)

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  • National Anthem

    1st verse
    Allons enfants de la Patrie,
    Le jour de gloire est arrivé !
    Contre nous de la tyrannie,
    L’étendard sanglant est levé, (bis)
    Entendez-vous dans les campagnes
    Mugir ces féroces soldats ?
    Ils viennent (...)

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  • Official Awards \ Medals

    légion d’honneur Legion of Honor
    The French Legion of Honor was instituted by Napoléon in 1802. He wished thereby to create « an order that stands for virtue, honor, heroism, a distinction that serves to (...)

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