A Soldier of the Legion
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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