The forgotten 1976 Djibouti accident

On May 24, 1976, the Legion suffered its worst losses in a single incident since the end of the Algerian War in 1962. In the then French colony of Djibouti, six of its legionnaires died. Nevertheless, the accident will be totally forgotten during next 40 years. On the internet, there is no article in French (still less in English) being concerned with the incident, which still remains the second deadliest incident for the French Foreign Legion since the Algerian War ended…

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Djibouti - Legion accident - GOLE - 1976