1956 Tainaste Attack in Morocco

In the mid-1950s, violent attacks by local rebels against French targets – military, administrative and civilian – proliferated in French North Africa, which encompassed Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. At the beginning of 1956, several units of the Foreign Legion were stationed in Morocco. Among them was the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) of Lieutenant Colonel Jacquot. The regiment was based in the northern part of the country, in the Taza region, already well-known for the Legion.

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Happy New Year 2022

Another year is gone, and a new year is upon us. In fact, the upcoming year marks the already tenth season of Foreign Legion Info, a personal online project promoting the famous French Foreign Legion in the English-speaking world. This project started in late 2012 and I am glad to see that you, the readers, are still enjoying it. Thank you.

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