Last month, between October 8-9, 2016, the Foreign Legion Detachment in Mayotte (DLEM) opened its doors to the public to celebrate 40 years of its existance in Mayotte.
Chad, Djibouti, Mayotte and the Gulf War… See the interesting slideshows created by Ch. R., a former legionnaire and NCO of the French Foreign Legion, who served in the 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment (1er REC) during the 1980s and 1990s. Hundreds of rare, cool photos from places known by almost all legionnaires and from the Gulf War 1990-91.
See the history of the smallest operational unit of the French Foreign Legion, having been placed on the little island in the Indian Ocean since 1967, to maintain the French interests in this area – Foreign Legion Detachment in Mayotte, DLEM.