FOREIGN LEGION - ALGERIA - Ist Foreign Infantry Regiment. Two albums of original personal photographs of Lieutenant Jean de La Roque, years 1939 - 1942. Photographs sometimes captioned, showing officers, non-commissioned officers, soldiers, manoeuvres, works of the Regiment, but also characters met and views of Algeria, mainly Sidi-Bel-Abès then Ouarzazat. There is also a set of photographs taken in France in 1940 during the lieutenant's time as a volunteer in the Legion troops engaged at the front. Including a photograph showing a group of soldiers having taken a Nazi flag. An important and very rich documentary set, with a wide variety of subjects depicted, on the presence and activities of the Foreign Legion in Algeria in the years 1939-42.
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