“A boy has a right to dream. There are endless possibilities stretched out before him. What awaits him down the path, he will then have to choose. Children leave their homes in search of this quest. As they search, they are always asking questions. What’s out there? What’s waiting for me? Believe in your-self and create your own destiny. Do not fear failure.”
Everything should be viewed individually, Everything has a story.
Legionnaire of 2e BEP (Bataillon Etranger de Parachutistes) advancing in a rice paddy. The first one is armed with a MAT 49 submachine gun. This 100% metal weapon was inspired by the German MP 40 and the US grease gun. The magazine was foldable to allow a safe and convenient combat jump configuration. September 1953, photographer : Pierre Ferrari.