French Foreign Legion - Legio Patria Nostra

Photographs by Edouard Elias

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Edouard Elias has gained unprecedented access to the world famous Légion Étrangère, or French Foreign Legion. By living with the soldiers and following them through training and in to operations overseas he has gained a compelling insight in to, what is often portrayed as, a secretive and guarded world. 

Legio Patra Nostra is a continuation of Edouard's previous work with The Legion where he followed their soldiers in the Central African Republic. Both are available to buy exclusively through Getty Images Reportage.