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Marseilles, France

Russian troops arriving in Marseilles, on France's Mediterranean coast, in April 1916. With the Dardanelles closed to them, they would have had a journey along the Atlantic coast of France, Spain, and Portugal before entering the Mediterranean at Gibraltar. Russian troops fought with the Allied forces Salonica and Western Fronts.
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Les Troupes Russes a Marseille
20 Avril 1916 — Défilé des Russes se rendant au Camp de Mirabeau
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Russians troops in Marseille 
April 20, 1916 — Column of Russians on their way to Camp Mirabeau

Russian troops arriving in Marseilles, on France's Mediterranean coast, in April 1916. With the Dardanelles closed to them, they would have had a journey along the Atlantic coast of France, Spain, and Portugal before entering the Mediterranean at Gibraltar. Russian troops fought with the Allied forces on the Salonica and Western Fronts.

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Les Troupes Russes a Marseille

20 Avril 1916 — Défilé des Russes se rendant au Camp de Mirabeau

Photo Llorca

Russians troops in Marseille

April 20, 1916 — Column of Russians on their way to Camp Mirabeau

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Marseilles, France

Marseilles, France is a city in France.

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Statistics for Marseilles (1)

Type Statistic
Population 550,619