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(June 1951)

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Morocco
Comes
To
Wetzlar
A colorful dash of North Africa has been added to ti
city of Wetzlar, in the US Zone state of Hesse, wi
the arrival of the French Army's crack Fifth Morocct
Regiment from Mainz, in the French Zone. The transfi
was one result of the decision of the Council of Foreit
Ministers in September 1950 to station Allied trool
in Germany without regard to zonal boundaries,
improve defense positions and harmonize operation
A detachment of the Moroccan regiment (top) is plays
into Wetzlar by the French Third Infantry Band (center
preceded by its traditional mascot, a ram. Left, Mc
Gen. Paul Cherriere, commanding officer, French Se
ond, Army Corps, is welcomed at an internation
reception by US State Commissioner for Hesse Jam,
R. Newman.            (Photos by US Army and W. Rudolp
 I


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