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Mexicans reenact historic battle against French

Hundreds of people have been reenacting a famous 5th of May battle, when Mexican troops defeated the French army.

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Mexicans reenact historic battle against French

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Hundreds of people have been reenacting a famous 5th of May battle, when Mexican troops defeated the French army.

Those commemorating the Battle of Puebla in Mexico City from 1862 also joined a parade.

A year after the battle, troops sent by Napoleon III took control of Mexico city, forcing the government to flee.