Foreign Legion events: October 11 – 20

Get to know the most significant events in French Foreign Legion’ history. Important campaigns and battles, deployments and operations, the establishments or dissolutions of units… Explore the historical events of the Legion which occurred between October 11 and October 20.

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Foreign Legion events: October 01 – 10

Another part of the most important events of the French Foreign Legion’s history. Significant campaigns, battles, deployments, operations, the establishments or dissolutions of units… Explore the historical events which occurred between October 01 and October 10.

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1976 – 2016: Foreign Legion in Castelnaudary for 40 years already

40 years ago, the Foreign Legion Training Group (GILE) left Corsica. On October 11, 1976, the GILE took ship for France, to be stationed in the southern part of the country, in the town of Castelnaudary. The GILE had been placed on the island of Corsica since June 1962, after leaving their barracks and camps in Algeria, North Africa. In 1980, the training unit based in Castelnaudary became the 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE)…

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Foreign Legion events: September 21 – 30

Get to know important historical data in French Foreign Legion’s history. Significant campaigns and battles, deployments and operations, the establishments or dissolutions of units. Look at the most notable events of the Foreign Legion which occurred between September 21 and September 30.

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