22nd Marching Regiment of Foreign Volunteers
|22nd Marching Regiment of Foreign Volunteers|
The 22nd Marching Regiment of Foreign Volunteers (22nd RMVE) was a regiment of the formed from expatriates living in France at the outbreak of World War II. While established as a unit entirely separate from the French Foreign Legion, its veterans have since been recognized as part of the Foreign Legion.
On September 16, 1939, Édouard Daladier established formations of foreign volunteers which were not part of the French Foreign Legion. these formations were called Régiments de marche de volontaires étrangers. The 22nd Marching Regiment of the Foreign Volunteers left its training depot at Bacarès on May 6 when it was deployed around Alsace.
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