50 years ago: A new Foreign Legion unit in the Indian Ocean was born

50 years ago, on August 1, 1973, a small independent unit of the Foreign Legion was officially activated in the South Indian Ocean, near Madagascar. Its main mission was to control the strategically important Mozambique Channel, as well as keep French presence in the region.

To learn more about the unit, follow the link:
Foreign Legion Comoros Detachment


Foreign Legion - Comoro Islands - DLEC - Comoros Detachment - History