The March 1959 Képi blanc magazine cover showing a legionnaire (radio operator) of CSPL dressed in a Djellaba and wearing a khaki-covered képi (designated for military operations outside the home base).
French war in Indochina: Légionnaires from bataillon of REI (Régiment Etranger d’Infanterie) during the “Brochet” operation. This legionnaire is armed with a MAS 36 rifle and an OF 37 offensive grenade. September Pin by Paolo Marzioli
Various sites claim this is a photo of two muslim Algerian men being forced to march by French soldiers. In France invaded Algeria. French rule proved highly disruptive to local Algerian economies. As part of a “civilizing” mission, the.
Pierre Ponchardier with the men of his naval Commando at the early time of war in Indochine here with a French MAS 38 SMG. "Ponchardier" is now the name of one of French Navy commandos, in charge of support of others commandos. Pin by Paolo Marzioli