Foreign Legion in a 1978 documentary

An interesting Brazilian documentary on the French Foreign Legion, showing, besides other things, the very rare images of advanced training courses of this legendary unit. It was released 36 years ago, in January 1978 by Globo, the second-largest commercial TV network in the world.

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1976: Training units left Corsica for Castelnaudary

On October 11, 1976, training units of the French Foreign Legion left Corsica, where they had been stationed since July 1962. The units moved to continental France to be based in Castelnaudary at the end of November 1976. They have been based in “Castel” (a nickname by legionnaires) till present. See some pictures and more information.

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Car accident: 19 soldiers of 4e RE injured

This Monday, on September 23, while going to the military camp of Caylus to conduct a military exercise, a platoon of the 2nd Volunteers Company of 4th Foreign Regiment, the training regiment of the Foreign Legion, had an accident in the exit of Verfeil-sur-Seye, a commune in the Midi-Pyrénées region in southern France.

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