Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hodgepodge for November 2013

Wow!  Seems like I just wrote the wrap up for October.  I need to pick up the slack as this is only the third post for the month –but anyway, here are some of the more interesting Foreign Legion items … Continue reading

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The Senussi: Saints of the Desert

This article (below) appeared in The Century Magazine of June 1925 and provides a concise history of a little known North African Islamic sect called the Senussi (named after it’s founder Sayed Mohammed Ibn Ali el Senussi).  It accurately notes that … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Surprise Attack

The Foreign Legion pulp story for November is written by Georges Surdez and is entitled Surprise Attack.  It appeared in the April 1939 issue of Adventure.  The story concerns the recollections of Captain Tainton and his time as Commander of … Continue reading

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