3e REI: History of the second most decorated French regiment

In November 2015, the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment (3e REI) of the French Foreign Legion commemorated the 100th Anniversary of its activation. During campaigns in Europe, Morocco, Indochina and Algeria, this famous regiment received 16 unit citations, mentioned in the name of the Army. Because of that, the 3e REI remains the second most decorated unit within the French Army.

If you are interested in the history of the regiment, you can see well-ordered data about this Foreign Legion’s only unit stationed in America, including 60+ rare images.

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