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Tuesday, 30 April 2013

30th April 1863 - Battle of Camerone, Mexico

Today is the 150th anniversary of the action at Camerone in Mexico.

A company of the Foreign Legion were defending a resupply mission and were attacked by a much larger Mexican force. Only two legionnaires survived. One of the great legends of the FFL that added greatly to their esprit de corps.

A full but short account of the action can be found at or

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