Al Jazeera World - 40 Years of Solitude

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In the 1940s, young Moroccans joined the French army to earn a living and support their families. In 1953, many were serving in Indo-China when they learned of the exile of King Mohamed V and deserted to join the forces of Ho Chi Minh. Some soldiers moved to Huang Houn in northern Vietnam, and continued to live in the region for years, marrying local women and starting families there.

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