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Part of Joseph Roux map, 1764
Part of Joseph Roux map, 1764

Facts in brief:

Seiged by Saracens 9th cen.; passed to French crown with Provence 1481; taken by Charles V 1524 & 1536; scene of Napoleonic victory over English, Spanish & French royalists 1793; important naval station in World War I & II.

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