Camerone Day 2015

On 30 April 2015, the French Foreign Legion commemorated the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Camerone. This day is known as Camerone Day (Camerone), the most important day for the Legion and its legionnaires. See the videos from 1er RE, 2e REI and 2e REG.

Camerone 2015 in Aubagne

More than 10,000 spectators watched the annual commemoration of the Battle of Camerone in Aubagne (near Marseille, southern France), the garrison of 1er RE and the official headquarters of the Foreign Legion.

UPDATED! Here is an official clip of the Legion:


Camerone 2015 in Nimes

The Battle of Camerone commemoration was also held by the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) in Nimes, its garrison located in southern France. The event traditionally took place in the local elliptical Roman amphitheatre (Arènes) of Nimes, the best-preserved Roman arena in France.


Camerone 2015 in Saint Christol

The “mountain” engineer regiment of the Legion, 2e REG, commemorated the Camerone Day event at Quartier Maréchal Koenig, its garrison located near Saint Christol, a commune in the Vaucluse department, southeastern France.


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