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Peter Ortiz | actor - Joined French Foreign Legion for 5 yrs service. Awarded Croix de Guerre twice. Re-enlisted, wounded & imprisoned by Germans, escaped & went to US. Joined Marines & commissioned 2nd Lt., then Captain. Conducted reconnaissance for OSS, wounded by German patrol. Became member of OSS. Twice parachuted into German occupied France on missions, 2nd time taken prisoner of war, til end of war. Rose to rank of colonel. Was most highly decorated OSS member.

Born in 1895 in Georgia, Eugene Bullard left the racist climate of the American south and traveled to Europe at the age of 12, becoming a boxer first, and then a pilot. When WWI broke out in 1914, Bullard joined the French Foreign Legion. He was 19 years old.

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Soldiers in the French Foreign Legion charging in Bir Hacheim, June 1942

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Members of the French Foreign Legion arriving in Paris for a Bastille Day parade. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). July 13th 1939

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French Foreign Legion soldiers at their Syrian Outpost, 1940

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