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For other uses, see Spanish Legion disambiguation.

This Legion fought for the fortified bridge of Arrigorriaga on 11 September The basic weapons used by the Legion are the same as those used by the rest of the Spanish Army.

From its establishment the legion was noted for its plain and simple style of dress, in contrast to the colourful dress uniforms worn by the Peninsular regiments of the Spanish Army until the overthrow of the Monarchy in 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. GodKingSpain.

The legion fought Arab irregulars in the Ifni War in In the original Tercio de Extranjeros there were, amongst others, one Chinese, three Japanese, one Maltese, one Russian, and one black American. The unit, which was established in January as the Spanish equivalent of the French Foreign Legionwas initially known as the Tercio de Extranjeros ” Tercio of foreigners”the name under which it began fighting in the Rif War of — The only modern difference is that soldiers OR-1 in the Legion are referred to as “Caballeros Legionarios” Legionnaire knights.



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.

Today, acceptance to the Spanish Legion is based on the following criteria: Archived from the original on Views Read Edit Legiomario history. It is played by the military bands and bugle bands of the Legion at the regulation beats that it exclusively uses. Dating from the 16th century, the name was chosen to evoke the era of Spain’s military supremacy as the leading Catholic power in Europe under the Habsburg Emperors.

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Um brasileiro na linha de frente, em defesa do Ocidente Portuguese Edition: After the second month, the leionario signs a 2 or 3-year contract.

In at the height of the Spanish Civil War, the Tercio de Marruecos was renamed La Legionthe name by which it is still known today. 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. GOE-XIX accepts applicants from other light infantry units and no longer forms part of the legion, nowadays it is subordinated to Special Operations Groups.

Legionnaires consider this title as a distinction, earned through rigorous cdedo and initiation tests. Each battalion was in turn made up of legionarik headquarters company, two rifle companies and a machine gun company.


As a result, and since it existed to serve in Spanish Morocco, it was soon renamed Tercio de Marruecos “Tercio of Morocco “. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Spanish Legion – Wikipedia

The members of this unit, who were volunteers from other banderas of the legion, received training in: The Army of Africa remained an elite spearhead, until the expansion of the rebel armies after April led to the legion and Moroccan units being distributed across legilnario fronts.

Formerly the Legion had its own rank system for non-commissioned officers. The Legion’s detachments also take part in various Holy Week events nationwide, including its military band. It includes basic military skills, forced marches and a stringent assault course. This section needs expansion.

The Spanish Legion Spanish: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Francisco Franco was one of the leaders of the legion and the unit’s second-in-command, concurrently commanding the 1st Legion Bandera. 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.