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French Foreign Legion

  • 24-08-2015 7:23pm
    Registered Users Posts: 430 ✭✭

    So - what is it like? Has anyone served in it? Or does anyone know anyone who has served in it?

    What sort of people do they take?

    I read a book on the Legion (Hidden Soldier) and have been reading a great blog by an Irish Legionnaire (Banks to Battlefields).

    It seems fascinating. Would it have one of the world's toughest basic training?


  • Registered Users Posts: 45 sean2591

    Would be interested to hear from anybody about this too - has fascinated me for years.

    It seems so full on and would mean a total change in your life and cutting links with home and family and friends.

    Would consider it in a couple of years. Applying for the Irish Army now but not sure if I will get in.

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,504 ✭✭✭tac foley

    @OP - do a search in the search function - this subject has been covered countless times in the recent past - even has a number of posters who really have served in the FFL.