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What is the Foreign Legion?

Published on November 26, 2007

As an integral part of the French army, the French Foreign Legion is a professional fighting unit using the same equipment and with the same missions as any other infantry, tank, or engineer unit of the French army. They are volunteers of any nationality, race or creed, always ready to serve France.

Men of action and elite soldiers with a young and dynamic spirit, they are capable of doing their duty anywhere anytime.

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