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The French Army (Armée de Terre) is the land-based component of the French Armed Forces. It is itself composed of various corps, the most famous among them being the French Foreign Legion (Légion Étrangère), a corps allowing to foreign citizens to join, and eventually became French citizens.


  • The French Army ("Armée de Terre", literaly "army of land") is the land component of the French Armed Forces ("Forces armées" or "l'Armée française", literaly respectively "armed forces" and "the French Army"). They formed under the kingdom of France, and remained active after the French Revolution, continuing in modern days.

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