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1er Régiment Étranger de Parachutistes
Insigne du 1° REP.jpg
Regimental insigne
Active 1 July 1948 – 31 December 1950
18 March 1951 – 30 April 1961
Country France
Branch French Army
Type Infantry
Role Airborne
Colors Green and Red
March Contre les Viets
Anniversaries Camerone Day
Engagements First Indochina War
*Battle of Route Coloniale 4
*Battle of Hoa Binh
*Operation Lorraine
*Battle of Na San
*Operation Castor
*Battle of Dien Bien Phu
Algerian War
Suez Crisis
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Pierre Jeanpierre, Pierre Segrétain

The 1st Foreign Parachute Regiment (French: 1er Régiment Étranger de Parachutistes, 1er REP) was a Foreign Legion airborne unit of the French Army. It fought in the First Indochina War, Suez Crisis and Algerian War, but was disbanded after taking part in a putsch against the French government in 1961.

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Commanders

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Battalion

  • Major Segrétain (1948-1950)
  • Major Darmuzai (1950-1952)
  • Major Brothier (1952-1953)
  • Major Guiraud (1953-1954)
  • Captain Germain (July-October 1954)
  • Major Jeanpierre (1954-1955)

Regiment

  • Major Jeanpierre (1955-1956)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Brothier (1956-1957)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jeanpierre (1957-1958)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Brothier (1958-1959)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Dufour (1959-1960)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Guiraud (1960-1961)

Officers and legionnaires

Honours

Battle Honours

Decorations

Notes

  1. ^ Camerone is a Battle Honour shared by all Foreign Legion Regiments, no matter when it was formed.

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