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Note on article title: this article's title is in English in accordance with the precise instructions found in WikiProject Orders, Decorations, and Medals. No translation to French should be incorporated unless a broad consensus is achieved on amending this WikiProject's directive on the subject. Fdutil (talk) 14:50, 29 September 2013 (UTC)