Foreign Legion events: June 11 – 20

See most interesting historical events of the French Foreign Legion. Battles, deployments, operations, establishments or dissolutions of units… Today, we will present the important data in the history of the Foreign Legion which occurred between June 11 and June 20.

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Corsica 2016: Bear Grylls with the real French Foreign Legion

Ed “Bear” Grylls is a British adventurer, writer and television presenter, well-known for his Born Survivor/Man vs. Wild survival television series. Bear Grylls is also involved in a TV show titled Escape to the Legion, in which he and other “recruits” took part in basic desert training of a fictional Foreign Legion. But in recent weeks, Bear Grylls met with real legionnaires (paratroopers from the 2e REP) when he made the latest episode of NBC’s Running Wild TV show on the island of Corsica.

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Foreign Legion events: June 01 – 10

See most important events in the French Foreign Legion’s history. Battles, deployments, operations, establishments or dissolutions of units… Today, we will present the interesting historical data of the Foreign Legion which occurred between June 01 and June 10.

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Foreign Legion events: May 21 – 31

See most interesting historical events of the French Foreign Legion. Battles, deployments, operations, establishments or dissolutions of units… Today, we will present the important data in the history of the Foreign Legion which occurred between May 21 and May 31.

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1er REP: Get a t-shirt with its badge design

55 years ago, in 1961, the 1st Foreign Parachute Regiment (1er REP) of the French Foreign Legion was disbanded at lightning speed by then French president De Gaulle, because of its participation in the Generals’ Putsch of Algiers in late April 1961. To commemorate this famous and strictly disciplined unit, two times annihilated in combat and finally killed by a political decision, I re-designed the badge of 1er REP and published it in our store…

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