Monthly Archives: December 2012

Looking Ahead to 2013

Well another year just about done and it’s time to plan out 2013.  But before I go there a quick glance backwards and look at some goals I had made for 2012 might be in order.  Here is how I … Continue reading

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Foreign Legion Christmas Tags

Now for something completely different…Foreign Legion themed Christmas gift tags! I really have no idea why I made these but I figured there might be someone out there, across the oceans and mountains who is looking for something just like … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Too Much Duty

The last pulp story for 2012 is a novelette written by J.D. Newsom that appeared in Argosy Weekly on 01 September 1934.  It is a typical tale about a down on his luck American who finds himself joining the Foreign … Continue reading

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The Complete Adventures of Thibaut Corday and the Foreign Legion, Volumes 3 and 4

It looks like Altus Press is releasing the remaining volumes of  The Complete Adventures of Thibaut Corday just in time for Christmas. Volume 3 covers five pulp stories by Theodore Roscoe that appeared in Argosy Weekly in 1937. The Kid … Continue reading

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Recollections of a Life of Adventure by William Stamer

I found another wonderful item at Hathi Trust Digital Library–a book published in 1866 written by an English adventurer named William Stamer.   There are two chapters that describe the author’s enlistment in the French Foreign Legion that I thought would … Continue reading

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France’s Foreign Legion

I always enjoy finding some obscure article buried in some more obscure and seldom read periodical.  Such is the case with this nice piece I discovered on Hathi Trust Digital Library.  This short three page spread appeared in the Life … Continue reading

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