Camerone 2014 in Aubagne and Calvi

On April 30, 2014, the French Foreign Legion celebrated the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Camerone. This day is known as “Camerone Day” (Camerone); it commemorates the Legion’s bravery and a determination of fighting to the death. It is the most important day for the legionnaires.

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2e REP: History of the Foreign Legion’s last airborne unit

See the history, including nearly 50 pictures, of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP), the last airborne unit of the French Foreign Legion, established in Algeria in 1948 and having been placed on the island of Corsica since 1967. It participated in the First Indochina War, Algerian War, Battle of Kolwezi and other military operations.

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