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|The 13th Foreign Legion Demi-Brigade (French: 13e Demi-Brigade de Légion Étrangère, 13e DBLE) is an infantry demi-brigade in the French Foreign Legion. It is the only permanent demi-brigade in the French Army.|
You see the large emblem of the Legion on the ground.
|The highlight is the SAR 71 of the German Federal Armed Forces well-known from a German TV serial|
Fire-brigade and emergency services in Hamburg
Voluntarily Fire-brigade = Marked with FF
Fire station and rescue guard = Marked with FuRW
Special-purpose forces = Marked with RW
|The 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (French: 2e Régiment Étranger de Parachutistes, 2e REP) is an Airborne regiment in the French Foreign Legion. It is a part of the 11e Brigade Parachutiste and the spearhead of the French Rapid reaction force. As such, it fills what could typically be described as a special forces role for the French Foreign Legion.|
|The 2nd Foreign Engineer Regiment (French: 2e Régiment étranger de génie, 2e REG) is one of two Combat engineering regiment in the French Foreign Legion. The regiment is the combat engineering component of 27th Mountain Infantry Brigade.|
|The 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (French: 1er Régiment étranger de génie, 1er REG) is a Military engineer regiment in the French Foreign Legion. It is a part of the 6th Light Armoured Brigade. The regiment is station in Laudun.|
|The 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment (French: 1er Régiment étranger de cavalerie, 1er REC) is the only armoured cavalry regiment in the French Foreign Legion. It is one of two cavalry regiments of the 6th Light Armoured Brigade.|
It has been stationed in Orange, Vaucluse since 1967, when it arrived from Mers-el-Kébir.
|This war cemetery started in the First World War. During this war 831 French and 120 German soldiers were buried here, al well as one soldier from Austria-Hungary|
In the Second World War the cemetery was re-used for the burial of 47 French soldiers.
|The Transall C-160 (often C.160 or simply Transall) is a military transport aircraft developed by Transall, a consortium of French and German aircraft manufacturers. It was initially developed to meet the requirements for a modern cargo aircraft for the French and German Air Forces; export sales were also made to South Africa and to Turkey, as well as a small number to civilian operators.|
|This war cemetery started in the First World War. During this war 1,140 French, 327 British, 201 German soldiers, one Belgian and one Russian soldiers were buried here.|
In the Second World War the cemetery was re-used for the burial of 909 French soldiers.
|Both sides suffered very heavy casualties during the ten months of the Battle of Verdun. Sources do not agree on the number of casualties suffered during the battle. In some, French loses were 61,000 dead, 101,000 missing and 216,000 wounded, a total of 378,000 while German loses were 142,000 killed or missing and 187,000 wounded, for a total of 329,000. Other sources give higher figures – Fren...||11/04/2008||1,442|
|Camp Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French government in 1939. The camp was originally set up in southwestern France after the fall of Catalonia at the end of the Spanish Civil War to control those who fled Spain out of fear of retaliation from Francisco Franco's regime. At the start of the World War II, the French government interned Germans and citizens of other Ax...||08/21/2009||206|
|In 1916 the Kilian Tunnel was dug by German forces near the French city Carspach. 1918 it was hit by an Allied shell killind 21 German soldiers of the 6th Company, 94th Reserve Infantry Regiment. Near the city of Carspach a memorial stands, but now the newly found remains of the German soldiers can have their final restingplace in one of the German cemeteries of WW1.|
Late 2011 du...