Tour De France During The Second World War - Races Planned or Held During The Occupation - 1943 Tour De France

1943 Tour De France

The 1943 Tour de France was not held, but instead, L'Auto organized a readers' poll in 1943 to name the perfect team for a Tour de France, were one to be run. More than 10,000 took part.

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