The talented craftsmen who work for the French army
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The craftsmen who shape the accessories of France's Republican Guard have a particular know-how which simply cannot be replaced by a machine. When the cavalry band need new musical instruments, be it helicons or clarinets, they call on the best talent. As for the most prestigious decorations, such as the Military Medal and the Legion of Honour, they are created by the craftsmen of the Paris Mint with military precision. FRANCE 24 takes a close-up look at this unique craftsmanship.