Foreign Legion’s Transportation Companies in the First Indochina War

Learn about transportation companies of the French Foreign Legion serving in then Indochina during the First Indochina War (1946-54). Almost unknown units, even in France, these companies were greatly appreciated by combat troops because of their high importance in the ongoing war.

Foreign Legion Transportation Companies in French Indochina 1946-54

Although lightly equipped, legionnaires-drivers had to pass periodically through dangerous territories with their GMC trucks, to supply their comrades often occupying isolated outposts lost in the jungle of Vietnam. In Southern Vietnam, for example, one of these companies made over 40,000 miles and distributed over 30,000 tons of supplies during a single month of 1953…

If you want to find out some interesting data regarding the history of Foreign Legion transportation companies serving in then French Indochina, just follow the links posted bellow.

Foreign Legion transportation companies in Indochina: