September 1916

A Soldier of the Legion

Volume 1, Issue 3

Frank E Evans

Henry C Davis

ONE day during the latter part of August, 1915, my regiment, the 2me Etranger (Foreign Legion), passed in review before the President of the French Republic and the Commander-in-Chief of her armies, General Joffre. On that day, after twelve months of fighting, the regiment was presented by President Poincare with a battle-flag. The occasion marked the admission of the Legion Etrangere to equal footing with the regiments of the line.

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