General Pierre de Villiers (R) and General Jean Maurin (L) attend Camerone's ceremony
Foreign Legion: annual commemoration of Cameron battle, considered as a mythic combat.
April 30th, 1863, the 3 officers and 62 Legionnaires of Captain Danjou’s company held off 2,000 Mexicans. At the end of an epic fight, the last 5 survivors charged with fixed bayonets.
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- One day with Foreign Legion, one of French elite troops