The French Foreign legion

The small and beautiful town Orange in south of France is home to the famous French foreign legion 1er Regiment Etranger de Cavalerie.

The history of the regiment started in 1920s with mostly Russian emigrants from the White Army who fled after the revolution and joined the legion.

Under the II WW was REC in furious fight in both North Africa and also on the mainland Europe to liberate France.

The historic years in French Indochina was bloody with heroic fights until the troops was thrown out of today’s Vietnam.

The regiment was one of the spearheads of the Desert Storm campaign and has been in all the UN lead missions over the years.

Today’s legion are a force with highly motivated and specialised soldiers and a foresee to recon with when shit hits the fan!

“Nec Pluribus Impar”



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