21st Marching Regiment of Foreign Volunteers

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21st Marching Regiment of Foreign Volunteers
Active 1939 to 1940
Country  France
Branch France French Army
Type Infantry
Engagements Battle of France

The 21st Marching Regiment of Foreign Volunteers (French: 21e Régiment de marche de volontaires étranger, 21e RMVE) was a formation of the French Army from 1939 to June 26, 1940. When established the 21st Marching Regiment of Foreign volunteers was established as a separate entity from the Foreign Legion, however its veterans have since been recognized as members of the French Foreign Legion.

History[edit]

The regiment was formed in 1939 from foreign volunteers wishing to serve France.[1]

Organization[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Boyd, Douglas (2006). The French Foreign Legion. p. 250. 

References[edit]

  • Boyd, Douglas (2006). The French Foreign Legion. England: Sutton Publishing. ISBN 0-7509-3939-7.