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Soldiers carry the coffin of late French Staff Sergeant Harold... News PhotoArmy Soldier,Carrying,Ceremony,Coffin,Conflict,Courtyard,France,French Culture,Horizontal,Hotel,Les Invalides Quarter,Paris - France,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSoldiers carry the coffin of late French Staff Sergeant Harold Vormezeele during a national tribute ceremony held in the Hotel des Invalides courtyard on February 22, 2013 in Paris. Vormezeele, a NCO and commando with the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment, an elite unit of the French Foreign Legion, was killed on February 19 during an operation in northern Mali against Islamist rebels. He was the second French soldier killed since the start of France's military intervention in Mali on January 11. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)