Monthly Archives: December 2011

Out with 2011 — In with 2012!

Just an admin note today about this blog and my goals for it in 2012.  Over the past year I made 154 posts.  This averages to about one post every two or three days which I believe is pretty good … Continue reading

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Films of the French Foreign Legion by Philip Leibfried

I’ve been waiting for this book for about a year and I finally see that it has been released.  It was written by Philip Leibfried and is published by Bear Manor Media and you can order the book directly from … Continue reading

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Christmas with the Foreign Legion

Christmas time for a Foreign Legionnaire is a sacred holiday.  More so than than any other military force in the world.  Legionnaires do not go home on leave to spend this time with their family as in other armies.  The … Continue reading

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1:72 Scale Christmas Wishlist

Making a wish list of miniature sets that one hopes to see in the stores some day is probably one of the more futile activities that small scale hobbyists engage in.  I see the pleas to the master mold-making-makers regularly … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Corday and the Seven League Boots

It’s December 15th.  Time for another pulp fiction story about the Foreign Legion.  This story was quite intriguing–right up to the very end I had no idea how the fantastical events could be explained.   The Seven League Boots is narrated … Continue reading

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Admin Note: The #1 Excuse for not Blogging Regularly…

…is “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3”.  Instead of reading or modelling or writing about the Foreign Legion I’ve been busy fighting 12 year old kids in places like the Bakkara Market in Mogadishu, Somalia, post WWIII Paris and New … Continue reading

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Le Petite Journal Covers 4

A quick post today.  The following covers from this French magazine were found on Galica (see the other Le Petite Journal posts I’ve done for links).  The theme today is Dahomey and the French conquest of the Kingdom of Dahomey under … Continue reading

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