2e REP: Great photos of legionnaires in the Sahara of Niger

The 1st Company of the French Foreign Legion’s 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP) has been based in Madama, a new French forward operating base located in the land of nowhere in north-eastern Niger, near the Libyan-Algerian border, deep in the heart of Sahara. In February 2015, a well-known French reporter-photographer Thomas Goisque spent some time with legionnaires there and made hundreds of great images.

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