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Video: Foreign Legion and its influence

January 20, 2015 · Posted in legion

Today, the Foreign Legion published a nice French documentary about the art within the Legion and how the Legion had (and still has) an influence on artists – painters, poets, novelists, singers etc.

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Foreign Legion patrolling in Paris

January 15, 2015 · Posted in legion

After the recent attacks in Paris, the French government decided to deploy another hundreds of soldiers to the capital to boost security. In Paris, there had already been around 1,000 military personnel since the end of December as part of Vigipirate, France’s national security alert system. Since January 11, around 1,350 French soldiers have been patrolling in the streets. The members of the Foreign Legion are among these troops: legionnaires and even the reservists (non-legionnaires) serving within the Legion.

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