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21st Marching Regiment of Foreign Volunteers
Active 1939 to 1940
Country  France
Allegiance Flag of legion.svg French Foreign Legion
Branch France French Army
Type Infantry
Engagements Battle of France

The 21st Marching Regiment of Foreign Volunteers (French language: 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 | edit source]

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

Organization[edit | edit source]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

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


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