The battle of Camerone
The battle of Camaron (Camerone in french) is a high military battle lead by the French foreign legion. During this battle, 63 soldiers toughly fought against thousands of mexican soldiers in an hacienda in the mexican village of Camaron de Tejeda, besieged on April 30th, 1863.
This memorable battle and this legionnaires' courage is celebrated on each year by foreign legion.
As a former legionnaire, it has been a natural choice for Pascal Vienot to make his guest house a place of Camerone's courage celebration.
Get more information on foreign legion's website : http://www.legion-etrangere.com/mdl/info_seul.php?id=388&block=1&titre=-tradition-et-traditions
The Battleof Camaron on Wikipédia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Camar%C3%B3n