Friday, June 23, 2017

Hélie Denoix de Saint Marc

On the left here, he was a French résistant during the war before being arrested and deported to Buchenwald; having survived the camp he joined the Foreign Legion, fighting for 15 years in Indo-China, Suez and Algeria before taking part in an attempted coup to overthrow Charles de Gaulle.

1 comment:

  1. That's 1REP camo - Indochina. I served as US military liaison to 2REP at Calvi, Corsica for a period of time.