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Rapport!

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No New Posts Welcome and Report In! Tell us your unit and your impression...

Salute the NCO at the gate and report in! Tell us about your unit, your French Indochina War (1946-54) impression and your interests!

71 864 Par-Sang-Versé - French Foreign Legion (1861-1962)
by CharlesAbiny
Dec 16, 2019 0:35:38 GMT -5

CEFEO Units

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No New Posts Legion Etrangere (Foreign Legion)

Discuss the unit history of Foreign Legion (Legion Etrangere) units that served in the French Indochina War (1945-54).

9 65 1er BEP "dress" uniform
by Kenneth
Sept 2, 2019 7:39:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Coloniale Infanterie

Discuss the unit history of the Coloniale Infanterie units that served in the French Indochina War (1945-54).

3 15 6th RTA,
by lew
Jan 2, 2018 14:52:20 GMT -5
No New Posts Colonial Airborne

Discuss the TO&E, ORBAT and uniformity of the French (colonial) and Viet airborne units that served in the French Indochina War (1946-54).

22 330 Beret Color: RED or MAROON
by craigtx
Mar 10, 2019 17:08:31 GMT -5
No New Posts French, French Union and Vietnamese Units

Discuss Moroccain, Algerian, Vietnamese and French metropolitan units that served in the French Indochina War (1945-54).

14 64 11th Airborne Assault Battalion (11e BAT. CHOC A.P.)
by lew
Sept 18, 2019 12:22:01 GMT -5
No New Posts CEFEO Prisoners of War / Missing in Action [ POW/MIA ]

Discuss the latest information on French, French Union, Foreign Legion and Vietnamese prisoners, death totals, Communist death camps, re-education camps, etc., during and after the French Indo-china War

6 13 FRENCH POW / MIA Part I
by lew
Jun 12, 2019 12:53:48 GMT -5

Weapons

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No New Posts French Weapons

Discuss the various weapons that were used during the French Indochina War (1946-54): MAS36, MAS 54, all French WW1/WW2 machine guns, LMGs, MAT49, etc.

51 712 AA52
by craigtx
Aug 26, 2019 7:28:19 GMT -5

Uniforms

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No New Posts French, French Union, Foreign Legion and Vietnamese Uniformity

Discuss the uniforms worn by all French, French Union, Foreign Legion and Vietnamese troops during the French Indochina War (1946-54).

87 895 Khaki Kepi
by Kenneth
Dec 13, 2019 6:42:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Vietminh Uniforms

Discuss the uniforms worn by the Vietminh Forces during the French Indochina War (1946-54).

4 46 Viet uniforms
by lew
Jul 4, 2015 11:49:51 GMT -5

Equipment and Vehicles

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No New Posts French Equipment and Vehicles - 1 Viewing

Discuss the equipment carried by Allied Forces during the French Indochina War (1946-54).

65 627 mag pouches
by lew
Sept 12, 2019 13:06:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Vietminh Equipment and Vehicles

Discuss the equipment carried by Vietminh Forces during the French Indochina War (1946-54).

2 28 My Viet Minh impression
by tl
Apr 18, 2016 3:03:40 GMT -5

Battles and Personalities

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No New Posts Battles

Discuss the various battles- RC4, Tu Le, Na San, Dien Bien Phu- of the French Indochina War.

21 98 May 7th
by can
May 11, 2019 13:31:39 GMT -5
No New Posts Personalities

Discuss the interesting individuals- commanders, journalists, politicians, et al- associated with the Indochina conflict.

5 36 Indochina War Veterans
by Kenneth
Jun 7, 2018 11:37:34 GMT -5

The Algerian War 1954-62

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No New Posts Weapons, uniform & history

Discuss the weapons, uniform and history of the Algerian War (1954-62)

12 93 Mle. 1946 képi
by earlymb
Aug 21, 2019 4:04:47 GMT -5

Reenacting

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No New Posts GETTING STARTED: New reenactor questions and answers

A board created exclusively for the new reenactor - specifically a starting place on building the French Indo-china impression.

13 92 Parachutist Uniform
by can
Jun 14, 2019 4:28:01 GMT -5
No New Posts PREPPING FOR THE FIELD: Training and Tactical Application for Reenactors

Discuss small unit tactics, conduct of the ambush, patrolling, within the reenacting hobby.

4 41 Training Manuals?
by slehman
Nov 24, 2015 23:55:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Upcoming Events and After Action Reports

Discuss French Indochina or Algerian War reenactment(s), both upcoming and after-the-fact.

35 234 Airborne event 2019
by can
Oct 29, 2019 13:42:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Reenacting Units

Discuss your unit or post a new unit's website here.

16 176 DC/East Coast
by befo
May 11, 2019 19:47:00 GMT -5
No New Posts New finds, buys, eBay bids, you name it...

Talk about the latest gear you've found, items currently on eBay or something you bought at a garage sale!

80 518 where to get TAP47/54 or 47/53 pants?
by earlymb
Aug 12, 2019 19:16:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Vendors / Vendor Reviews

List all vendors who sell FICW militiaria and grade their service.

26 287 Panzerfaust-1943 M47/52 uniforms on eBay
by lew
May 13, 2017 13:52:49 GMT -5
No New Posts French Indochina War (1946-55) Photographs

Post your FICW photos, illustrations, cartoons, etc. here. NOTE: please provide a caption and copyright notice (if applicable) for pics you do post.

23 90 Bearcats
by lew
May 7, 2019 12:05:16 GMT -5
No New Posts French Indochina War Reenacting Photographs

Post your FICW reenacting photos here. NOTE: please provide a caption and copyright notice (if applicable) for pics you do post.

29 260 3RPC 1955, Edough mountains
by lew
Mar 7, 2019 12:24:39 GMT -5

Reenactor's Cafe

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No New Posts Rumeurs de guerre / scuttlebutt

Talk about subjects that are currently not listed in other categories: reenacting, information about organizations, suggestions and overall "scuttlebutt." Pour a glass of vin, pull up an ammo crate and let's shoot the merde...

62 356 Spammers
by lew
Jun 6, 2019 12:58:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Books, Movies, Media, etc. - 1 Viewing

Talk about books on the French Indochina War (1946-54), movies and other current media about the war, the men and machines.

40 220 La Legion in Algerie
by earlymb
Apr 5, 2019 6:35:09 GMT -5

Vietnamese & French Culture

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No New Posts Vietnamese and French language and culture

Talk about the Vietnamese and French languages, plus Vietnam's tribal groups.

16 105 Viet Pho
by Saigon1965
Aug 10, 2016 19:22:19 GMT -5

Other Conflicts

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No New Posts Other Conflicts

For discussion of conflicts other than Indochine et Algérie- strategy, tactics, battles, impressions, etc...

1 12 Somalia silver anniversary
by lew
Feb 23, 2018 13:38:26 GMT -5

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