Mission Lynx: 2e REI in Estonia

See a video presenting legionnaires of the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) during an exercise in Estonia, during Mission Lynx. The 2e REI legionnaires and their VAB and VBCI infantry combat armored vehicles operate within the British 5th Battalion The Rifles Battlegroup, as its company of infantry.

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1976 Djibouti helicopter crash: 41st Anniversary

41 years ago, on May 24, 1976, the second deadliest accident for the Legion in its post-1962 modern history occurred. During a military exercise in the then French Territory of the Afars and the Issas (today’s Djibouti), a country located in the Horn of Africa, a French Army helicopter crashed. Eight men on board were killed, including six legionnaires from the GOLE (Foreign Legion Task Force)…

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