45 years ago: The very first anti-terrorist mission for the Foreign Legion

In early February 1976, two French Foreign Legion units participated in their very first anti-terrorist mission to rescue 31 French children kidnapped by Pan-Somali militants in the Horn of Africa. Although it was such an exceptional operation for them, the legionnaires did well.

If you are interested, you can read the freshly updated article:
1976 Loyada Hostage Rescue Mission

La version française de l’article pour les lecteurs français :
Prise d’otages de Loyada en 1976


1976 Loyada Hostage Rescue Mission - TFAI - Djibouti