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French Indochina Légion Etrangčre Képi
Old 09-29-2019, 08:03 AM   #1
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Default French Indochina Légion Etrangčre Képi

Hi. I want to share with you this french képi of "Légion Etrangčre". képi is dated 1951 . From old collection of indochina veteran.
Christophe

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Old 09-29-2019, 08:06 AM   #2
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I think white grenade and white buttons are for cavalry so this kepi coul be for 1er Régiment Etranger de Cavalerie ?
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I think white grenade and white buttons are for cavalry so this kepi coul be for 1er Régiment Etranger de Cavalerie ?
Correct. White/silver is for cavalry and mechanized units.
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:28 AM   #6
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I think it's a Mle. 1946, and it has the earlier 'full' bomb. I believe later models have a circle instead of a dot as bomb.

I have seen mle. 1946 legion képis with the the grenade in green too, not sure what units those are for.
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