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Notre Dame du cap Falcon - Toulon
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La Vierge blanche de Notre Dame de Cap Falcon aujourd’hui située au Cap Brun, près de Toulon, avait été en son temps édifiée par la population de Mers El Kébir et offerte à Notre Dame de Santa Cruz pour lui exprimer sa reconnaissance d’avoir été épargnée lors des bombardements des 3 et 6 juillet 1940, qui virent la destruction d’une partie de la Flotte Française sous le feu des canons anglais.

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