André Salvat

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André Salvat in c. 1940

André Salvat (16 May 1920 – 9 February 2017) was a French colonel. He was a veteran of World War II, the First Indochina War and the Algerian War. He was made a Companion of the Liberation for his World War II service. He was also a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour. He retired in April 1973. He was born in Prades, Pyrénées-Orientales.

Salvat died on 9 February 2017 in Perpignan, at the age of 96.[1]

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  1. "Le Compagnon de la Libération André Salvat est mort". La Croix (in French). 10 February 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2017.