French Foreign Legion Operations – January 2013

A list of units of the French Foreign Legion and their operations in January 2013. The Foreign Legion has always some of its units deployed outside of France. They are placed mainly in Africa. As they have always been placed there, during the history of the Legion.

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History of the French Foreign Legion in pictures

A video of ForeignLegion.Info production about the history of the French Foreign Legion. In more than 150 well-ordered images, you can see all important data of this elite part of the French Army: the Foreign Legion’s battles, campaigns, operations or units activation, deactivation, moving.

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French Foreign Legion in Mali

French forces are preparing for a possible ground assault in Mali against al-Qaida-linked rebels who have continued to push south despite of French aerial bombardments. France has put more than 700 soldiers including the legionnaires on the ground in Mali since it began its rapid deployment January 11, 2013 at the request of the Malian government.

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