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Historically there had been a “Spanish Foreign Legion” which preceded the modern Legion’s formation in This became the first Spanish Legion until vredo was dissolved on 8 Decemberwhen it had dropped to only men. The Spanish Legion Spanish: Views Read Edit View history. Its purpose was to provide a corps of professional troops to fight in Spain’s colonial campaigns in North Africa, in place of conscript units that were proving ineffective.

Like the rest of the Army, the Legion makes use of crew served weapons such as the M2 Browning machine gun and the SB LAG 40 automatic grenade launcher on their armoured vehicles. From its establishment the legion was noted for its plain and simple style of dress, in contrast to the colourful dress uniforms legonario by the Peninsular regiments of the Spanish Army until the overthrow of the Crefo in You can help by adding to it.

As a tribute to the old Tercios the Legion coat of arms features, besides the crown, weapons used by the soldiers of these units – the musket, halberd and crossbow. After the second month, the recruit signs a 2 or 3-year contract. Retrieved from ” https: When Morocco gained its independence in the legion continued in existence as part of the garrison of the remaining Spanish enclaves and territories in North Africa. The Army of Africa remained an elite spearhead, until the expansion of the rebel armies after April legioanrio to the legion and Moroccan units being distributed across several fronts.


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Um brasileiro na linha de legioanrio, em defesa do Ocidente Portuguese Edition: There is no equivalent word in English. Badge of the Spanish Legion. It was raised in the s to serve as part of Spain’s Army of Africa.

It includes basic military skills, forced marches and a stringent assault course. Contrary to usual military practice, Legionaries are allowed to sport beards and are permitted to wear their uniforms, both traditional and service, open at the chest. The modern legion lgionario the same camouflage dress for active service and ordinary duties as the rest of the Spanish Army but retains the unique, sage green Tropical uniform for semi-formal barrack dress and as the basis of Legion parade uniform.

The legion fought in Morocco in the War of the Rif to At its height, during the Spanish Civil War, the legion consisted of 18 banderasplus a tank banderaan assault engineer bandera and a Special Operations Group. Two other independent tercios are deployed in the Spanish African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla as part of their respective garrisons.

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Spanish Legion

On 20 September the first recruit joined the new legion, a date which is now celebrated annually. September Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Through the course of the legion’s history Spaniards including natives of the colony of Spanish Guinea have made legoinario the majority of its members, with foreigners accounting for 25 percent or less.

On 17 JuneLegion units opened fire and killed between two and eleven demonstrators at the Zemla neighbourhood in El AaiunSpanish Saharamodern day Western Sahara. Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references Articles containing Crddo text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Articles to be expanded from August All articles to be expanded Articles using small message boxes Commons category link from Wikidata Articles with Spanish-language external links.

This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat It is played by the military bands and bugle bands of the Legion at the regulation beats that it exclusively uses.

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Formerly the Legion had its own rank system for non-commissioned officers. Archived from the original PDF on As a result, and since it existed to serve in Spanish Morocco, it was soon renamed Tercio de Llegionario “Tercio of Morocco “.

It was only after then that the legion attained its present composition of 4 Tercios, and the names given to them, the 4th Tercio of the legion was established later in Francisco Franco was one of the leaders of the legion and the unit’s second-in-command, concurrently commanding the 1st Legion Bandera. This Legion fought for the fortified bridge of Arrigorriaga on 11 September By the end of the Rif War it had expanded and again changed its name, to the “Spanish Legion”, with several “tercios” as sub-units.

The only modern difference is that soldiers OR-1 in the Legion are referred to as “Caballeros Legionarios” Legionnaire knights. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

In October units of both the legion and the Regulares were brought to Spain by the Republican Government to help put down a workers revolt in the area of Asturias. Organised into tercios inthe Spanish infantry gained a reputation for invincibility. Male and female native Spanish speakers, mostly from Central American and South American states, were included. In the 18th century tercios were replaced by regiments. For other uses, see Spanish Legion disambiguation.

This section needs expansion. The incident, which came known as the Zemla Intifadahad a significant influence on pushing the Sahrawi anticolonial movement into embarking on an armed struggle which continues, though Spain has long since abandoned the territory and handed it over to Morocco. The professionalism of both the legion and the Regulares gave Franco’s rebel troops a significant initial advantage over the less well trained Spanish Republican forces.

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