At the end of May, the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment (3e REI) of the French Foreign Legion was participating in Operation Morpho in French Guiana, an overseas region of France on the north Atlantic coast of South America. where the 3e REI is based.
An interesting Hungarian documentary (2011) about the Foreign Legion in French Guiana. This documentary shows the legionnaires of the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment and their Brasilian colleagues during the Jungle Training course organized by the Legion. Even if you don’t understand the dialogue, there are a lot of good images to see.
French Guiana is an overseas region of France on the North Atlantic coast of South America bordered by Brazil to the east and south and Suriname to the west. There is a French Foreign Legion regiment stationed in French Guiana: the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment (3e REI). It moved to its current location in French Guiana from Madagascar, Africa, in September 1973. 3e REI is protecting the Centre Spatial Guyanais (Guiana Space Centre).