Foreign Legion events: August 01 – 10

Find out some important data of the French Foreign Legion’s history. Remarkable campaigns, battles, deployments, operations, the establishments or dissolutions of units… Learn about the Legion’s significant events which occurred between August 01 and August 10.

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Foreign Legion events: July 21 – 31

See the interesting data of the French Foreign Legion. Significant operations, battles, campaigns, deployments, the establishments or dissolutions of units… Explore the most important historical events in Legion’s history which occurred between July 21 and July 31.

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Foreign Legion events: July 11 – 20

Discover the most interesting data of the French Foreign Legion’s history. Important campaigns, battles, deployments, operations, the establishments or dissolutions of units… See the Legion’s significant events which took place between July 11 and July 20.

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New Documentary: Legionnaire, my brother

The French Foreign Legion is an exceptional multicultural society, having no parallel on this planet. Consisting of around 8,500 men of more than 140 nationalities (of all races and religions), the Legion runs like clockwork for decades, even in heavy combat conditions. Its strict policy of “close your mouth, forget about your past and adapt you to your new family as quickly as possible”, which forms the newcomers into a solid block of men being ready to fight and even lay down their life for the new Fatherland, always fascinates the rest of the world. This Monday, the French Ministry of the Armed Forces (since May 2017, formerly Ministry of Defence) released a new documentary about the Legion to show slightly how this policy looks in practice.

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