History of a Foreign Legion unit to receive and train recruits in the 1930s and 1940s

In 1933, the Foreign Legion’s 1st Foreign Infantry Regiment, comprising around 8,000 legionnaires, established within its ranks a new unit to reduce the load on its administration. The new formation had to receive, organize and train recruits for the Legion, carry out the discharge procedure for those legionnaires returning to the civilian life, as well as other important tasks…

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Foreign Regiments Joint Depot

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Dépôt Commun des Régiments Etrangers


Foreign Regiments Joint Depot - History - DCRE