2e REP: History of the Foreign Legion’s last airborne unit

See history of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP), the last airborne unit of the French Foreign Legion, including more than 70 pictures. Established in Algeria in 1948 as a battalion, it participated in the First Indochina War. Reorganized to a regiment, the 2e REP took part in the Algerian War, Battle of Kolwezi and other military operations. The unit has been based on the island of Corsica since 1967.

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2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment - History - 2 REP - 2 BEP - L'histoire du 2e Régiment étranger de parachutistes