CERA: A little-known airborne unit of the Legion serving in Indochina

Learn about one of the little-known units of the French Foreign Legion serving in then Indochina during the First Indochina War (1946-54). In January 1951, a short-living airborne unit being composed of legionnaires in the majority carried was established. It carried out airdropping missions to resupply isolated troops during operations against the Viet Minh. See the most comprehensive data regarding the CERA company you can find on the internet.

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New designs inspired by the French Foreign Legion

New designs inspired by the French Foreign Legion were added to our store/shop. They were created to help support the FOREIGNLEGION.INFO website, an online project launched 5 years ago, in September 2012. The website is dedicated to the Legion, to promote that unique military unit, and to share information about it – about its history, traditions, units, joining requirements etc.

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85th anniversary: The worst accident in the Foreign Legion’s history

In Algeria (North Africa), 85 years ago, the worst accident in the history of the French Foreign Legion occurred. On September 14, 1932, a troop train was heading for Morocco, carrying a Legion battalion ready for fighting. In the afternoon, the train had derailed and fell into a ravine. Tens of legionnaires were killed, two hundreds of legionnaires were wounded.

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