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Military history of France

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  1. Many consider the Armée de l'Air to have been the first professional air force in the world

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  2. encompasses an immense panorama of conflicts and struggles extending for more than 2,000 years across areas including modern France, greater Europe, and European territorial possessions overseas

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  3. Because of such lengthy periods of warfare, the peoples of France have often been at the forefront of military development, and as a result, military trends emerging in France have had a decisive impact on European and world history

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  4. Gallo-Roman conflict predominated from 400 BC to 50 BC, with the Romans emerging victorious in the conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar

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  5. After the decline of the Roman Empire, a Germanic tribe known as the Franks took control of Gaul by defeating competing tribes

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