Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hodgepodge for August 2013

Today I’m going to start another regular monthly feature on this blog.  It will be a collection of various items on the Foreign Legion that I come across during the month.  These items will be shorter topics that may not … Continue reading

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The Truants by A. E. W. Mason

The Truants by A. E. W. Mason (Alfred Edward Woodley Mason).  379 pages.  October 1904.  Harper and Brothers Publishers. I’ve mentioned this book, The Truants, several times on this blog–mainly in noting it’s very early appearance (1904) in popular literature … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: One Man’s Meat

The pulp story for August is another tale written by J. D. Newsom and appeared in the 21 April 1934 issue of Argosy.  This story takes place mainly in Indochina and features a disgruntled legionnaire named Murray who has spent … Continue reading

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The Legion & Men’s Adventure Magazines

Sorry for not posting recently.  I’ve been away for several days–“on pump” so to say.  I’m back now, did my time in the cellule and so it’s back to le jour ouvrable.  To get back on track, today’s post resulted … Continue reading

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