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Panzer Lied - Depart of the Foreign Legion Cavalry

Chris Boonzaier

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Hello Chris.

Thank you for bringing this video to our attention.

I knew of my old regiments change of garrison without getting details of the why's. Perhaps a lack of adequate training grounds for their armored vehicles.

I see the regiment can still pull off a decent march past on foot as it showed last year in Paris during the 14 July parade.

This writer in April 1952 had the honor of being in the escort of the regimental standard during its presentation to the newly formed Amphibious Group in the north of Vietnam.

Bernhard H. Holst

formerly of the 1.REC 1951 - 1953 and again 1954 - 1956

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HI Bernhard

Cutting down on Government expenses has also affected the armed forces. The Foreigh Legion seems to have been relatively protected. But garrisons have been changed for various reasons.

Etranger Cavalerie have been, I understand, moved to one of the permanent training grounds where they will settle. They can be trusted to make a success out of it.


formaly IIIrd Bat. Regiment de Marche de la Legion Etrangere

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