Second World War: A little-known story about the very first para-legionnaires

Officially, the very first Foreign Legion airborne unit appeared during the First Indochina War in 1948. However, the history of the legionnaires paratroopers started much earlier: in North Africa during the Second World War.

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Legionnaires paratroopers in WWII

La version française de l’article pour les lecteurs français :
Legionnaires parachutistes pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale

Legionnaires paratroopers in WWII - Second World War - Foreign Legion - History