2017 El Moungar Day: 2e REI to commemorate the 114th anniversary of the battle

Tomorrow, on September 2, the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) will commemorate the 114th anniversary of the 1903 Battle of El Moungar, in which 115 men of the regiment fought against more than 2,000 Berbers in the Sahara of western Algeria. The date of the event has become the regimental holiday, El Moungar Day.

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