Monthly Archives: February 2013

Charley’s War: Blue’s Story

Charley’s War was a series that originally appeared in 1979 in the UK comic book Battle Action.  It ran for several years before ending in 1986 and featured the fictionalized war experience of Englishman Charley Bourne.   I first came across … Continue reading

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Military Figurines/Models

Just a quick post today.  I’m sorting out electronic files again and figured I had amassed quite a collection of images culled from various website and thought this might make a good reference post for miniature painting.  We all do … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Legion Feud

February’s pulp fiction story is again from Georges Surdez and appeared in Collier’s Magazine (08 May 1937).  It’s a short but interesting story utilizing a boiler plate Foreign Legion plot that plays on the typical new legionnaire who clashes with … Continue reading

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Legion Forts: Camp Bugeaud, In Salah

Camp Bugeaud is located in the middle of the Algerian Sahara in the tiny oasis town of In Sahah, the capital of the Tidikelt region in Adrar Province.  It was built around 1900-1901 and named after the French Marshal Thomas … Continue reading

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