130 years ago: A forgotten campaign in West Africa ended

In February 1894, the last elements of the French Foreign Legion left the Slave Coast in West Africa where they had successfully participated in two expeditions aimed at a local kingdom’s ruler and his forces. Not only did the legionnaires face heat, disease, and supply problems, but they also had to fight local female warriors, Amazons…

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Second Franco-Dahomean War 1892-1894


West Africa - Second Franco-Dahomean War - Dahomey - Benin - 1892-1894 - Foreign Legion