80 years ago: In France, a Foreign Legion regiment was created

See a new article dedicated to a lesser-known Foreign Legion regiment being established in France in early November 1939, at the beginning of the Second World War. Its legionnaires took part in the 1940 Battle of France. Unfortunately, the short-living unit suffered heavy casualties and was disbanded in June 1940.

See history of the 11th Regiment of the Foreign Legion:
11th Foreign Infantry Regiment

La version française de l’article pour les visiteurs français:
11e Régiment Étranger d’Infanterie


11th Foreign Infantry Regiment - History - 11e REI