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MAROON. 44 Para Brigade Beret type badge direct embroidered in silver fine wire maroon polyester(?) rayon (?). Reinforcing iron-on backing inside over badge area. Raw edges. Made to be folded/shaped into a pocket & stitched onto a blazer. MEASURES 7¼" wide x 8¼" high. (210mm X 205mm). Has been in a private collection for 25+ years.

The Beret Project: Green Beret - Foreign Legion

The French Foreign Legion (Légion étrangère) is a unique military unit in the French Army established in 1831.The legion was specifically created for foreign nationals wishing to serve in the French Armed Forces, but commanded by French officers. However, it is also open to French citizens, who amounted to 24% of the recruits as of 2007.

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French Foreign Legion beret badge, Characteristics : - Beret badge - Model: Foreign Legion - Finish: Gold or Silver - Composition: Metal - Attachment: Brooch / Pin Foreign Legion Command: empty bomb without golden or silver number (the color of the badge depends on the officers'...

French Foreign Legion - Wikipedia

The Foreign Legion was created by Louis Philippe, the King of France, on 10 March 1831 from the foreign regiments of the Kingdom of France.Recruits included soldiers from the recently disbanded Swiss and German foreign regiments of the Bourbon monarchy. The Royal Ordinance for the establishment of the new regiment specified that the foreigners recruited could only …

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GREEN BERET from the FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION - Doursoux

GREEN BERET from the FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION. 1953 model. In 1948, the Foreign Legion parachute units adopted the green beret. Marine commandos were already wearing this item, as they had trained in England, and they wear their unit insignia badges on the left side, as on British berets. Delivered without insigna.

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French Foreign Legion Berets - Green w/Insignia. (1160MOM-C) LIMITED ITEM. SURPLUS - PREVIOUSLY OWNED. Once they are gone we may not get any more. Sold AS IS (NON-REFUNDABLE) In 1948, the Foreign Legion parachute units adopted the green beret. They wear their unit insignia badges on the left side.

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French Foreign Legion uniform tunic, shirt, trousers, tie, belt, kepi and beret. Tunic 118cm chest, 66cm sleeves, from shoulder to cuff, 78cm back, fron under collar to bottom, with all gilt metal Legion Etranger buttons, green and red epaulettes, gold and green collar badges and bi-metal 2 Engineer Regiment.

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The beret appears unissued and is a size 7 1/8. This is ready to display and is being offered for an extremely reasonable price. SOLD (Click images below for closer view) French Foreign Legion Khaki Beret. Here is a 1960s era khaki French Foreign Legion beret with original Legionnaire badge.

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Commando Beret - Maroon. The commando Beret originated in France and was worn by French Commando's and French Foreign Legion. It was later adopted by the British army and now his style of beret has become very popular with elite units …

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French Army/ Foreign legion TAP 50 gear set/ Khaki beret set Indochina. Brand New. C $508.40. or Best Offer. +C $127.10 shipping. from Philippines. S⁣.

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17th Parachute Engineer Regiment | Military Wiki | Fandom

This badge is also worn by French Foreign Legion Paratroopers on Green Berets. Abbreviation. 17 RGP. 11e brigade parachutiste. The 17th Parachute Engineer Regiment (French language: 17e Régiment de Génie Parachutiste, 17e RGP) is the only airborne engineer unit of the French Army. It forms the engineering component of the 11th Parachute Brigade .

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GREEN BERET from the FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION GREEN BERET from the FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION. 26.00€. 1953 model. In 1948, the Foreign Legion parachute units adopted the green beret. Marine commandos were already wearing this item, as they had trained in England, and they wear their unit insignia badges on the left side, as on British berets ...

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The French Foreign Legion excels in small unit tactics. Due to the fact that in the beginning most of their soldiers don't know French, the Legion has drilled their soldiers in the use of nonverbal communication on the battlefield. Legionnaires react very quickly, which is a big plus, especially when it comes to anti-ambush tactics.

1st Parachute Chasseur Regiment | Military Wiki | Fandom

This badge is also worn by French Foreign Legion Paratroopers on Green Berets. Abbreviation. 1 RCP. The 1st Parachute Chasseur Regiment (French language: 1er Régiment de Chasseurs Parachutistes, 1er RCP) is an airborne unit of the French Army. It was the first French parachute regiment and is today part of the 11th Parachute Brigade.

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Traditions | French Foreign Legion Information

Until 1959, legionnaires from 13e DBLE wore khaki or brown berets during military operations (to keep traditions from the Norwegian Campaign of WWII), while the men from 1er REC wore light khaki berets, to keep traditions of French armored cavalry units …

French Paratrooper Beret - DE TOUJOURS

The authentic French paratrooper beret in traditional amaranth red, made by Laulhère, supplier of the French army. Made in France. Unisex. Amaranth red. Merino wool. Lining in acetate. Sizes from 53 to 62 cm head circumference. Founded in 1830, the house of Laulhère is today the only remaining historic beret-maker in France and has ...

Berets | a French Foreign Legion Forum

47. Location. France. Home Country. Feb 2, 2021. #6. It's really not that bad, there are so much worse out there. For example in the same video the ADJ is French and they have a really peculiar way of shaping their berets, it's intentional and may look sloppy but actually took a lot of work to look like it did.