NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 1978
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(Studio) Report on French For. Legion. Legionnaires recent involvement in rescuing Europeans from Kolwezi, Zaire, recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Corsica Island, France) Details given about Legion, its history, those who join and training they receive Return of troops from Zaire to base at Camp Raffoli, Corsica, mentioned. [Regiment Adjutant Michael McCULLIN - tells why he joined Legion. Describes others' reasons for joining.] Large number of Germans in Legion since World War II noted. Legion's former headquarters in Algeria and present one near Marseilles, mentioned. Legion's hero, Captain Donjeu, and his legendary battle against Mexicans described. Films of troops in Zaire shown.
REPORTER: Paul Cunningham