Foreign Legion: 2019 Camerone Day

On April 30, 2019, the French Foreign Legion commemorated the 156th anniversary of the Battle of Camerone, the legendary and most important event in its history. Camerone Day is the most important day of the year for all current or former legionnaires of the Foreign Legion. See 2019 Camerone Day videos and images from several Legion regiments.

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Foreign Legion: Christmas Challenges 2018

As a long-existed tradition, all units of the French Foreign Legion organize Christmas challenges before Christmas Eve, the second most important holiday within the Legion. The challenges help to keep unit cohesion, to compare the force of their companies and to provide a little bit of fun for their hard-working men. See images taken during the Christmas challenges in several Legion regiments.

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2e REI: El Moungar 2018

On September 2, 2018, the 115th anniversary of the famous Battle of El Moungar occurred. The battle took place at El Moungar, close to Taghit, in the Bechar region of western Algeria, on September 2, 1903. That day, the 22nd Mounted Company, 2e RE (2e REI now) were attacked by more than 2,000 Berbers.

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