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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Songs and marches of the French Foreign Legion

Singing the songs. An inseparable part of traditions of the Foreign Legion. The first thing you will be learning in the basic training. If you are interested in the songs and marches of the French Foreign Legion, you can visit a new blog page. The page includes a well-ordered list of almost 50 songs and marches of the Foreign Legion. Every song of the list has its own page including a little information, a videoclip and lyrics.

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Foreign Legion in French Guiana 2012

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).

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