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Step into the secretive world of the French Foreign Legion.

Venture into the secretive world of the French Foreign Legion and discover what it takes to become a soldier in one of the world’s toughest and most famous fighting forces. This three-part series meets the legionnaires – made up of men from many countries – and follows them from France to Africa as they battle through gruelling training regimes, undertake tricky peacekeeping missions and make preparations for the annual Camerone Day, a celebration of the Legion’s most heroic battle.

In the first episode we meet of the legionnaires of the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment in Nimes. We get a closer look at them training, in the regiment parading and what life is like in the barracks. We meet legionnaires and hear their view on being in the Legion and also hear about their backgrounds. Through narration and footage (including...
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