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Chris Boonzaier

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"The Law is harsh, but it is the Law" motto on the badge of the Compagnie disciplinaire en Extrême-Orient during the Indochina war... here are the badges for the North African and Far East disciplinary companies.... the North African one was part of 1 RE, then at the end was 2 REI... the Far East one was run by 2 REI.... in 1969 the Section d'epreuve was started in Corte under 2 REI but was disbanded in 1976 after a book was published showing all the dirty laundry...dis.jpg.9c532d3d7e4fdae8fb7294b09dd1bc51.jpgdis1.jpg.80aae17acfd9b116da5746dcd3815eba.jpg

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