Foreign Legion events: May 11 – 20

Discover 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 occurred between May 11 and May 20.

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1976 Djibouti helicopter crash: 41st Anniversary

41 years ago, on May 24, 1976, the second deadliest accident for the Legion in its post-1962 modern history occurred. During a military exercise in the then French Territory of the Afars and the Issas (today’s Djibouti), a country located in the Horn of Africa, a French Army helicopter crashed. Eight men on board were killed, including six legionnaires from the GOLE (Foreign Legion Task Force)…

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Foreign Legion events: May 01 – 10

See the most important historical events of the French Foreign Legion. Significant operations, battles, campaigns, deployments, the establishments or dissolutions of units… Explore the interesting data in the Legion’s history which occurred between May 01 and May 10.

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Foreign Legion events: April 21 – 30

Discover 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 occurred between April 21 and April 30.

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