Monthly Archives: April 2014

Camarón Day 2014!

Well 30 April has finally arrived.  Camarón Day, where 151 years ago the French Foreign Legion fought it’s most epic and eternally celebrated battle–La Bataille de Camerone. Since I usually post Foreign Legion related odds and ends (a hodgepodge) at the … Continue reading

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Sideshow Collectables Foreign Legion Action Figures

A quick post the day before Camerone Day.  Those 1/6 scale action figures that I grew up with forty years ago and known collectively as “G. I. Joes” have made quite a comeback.  Over the last decade or so manufacturers … Continue reading

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Foreign Legion Themed Hobby Products

This month I came across some Foreign Legion / North African related products for miniatures and hobby gaming. 1.  Armies in Plastic: Fort Morocco French Foreign Legion Fort 1900.  This is something new from AIP and is one of several … Continue reading

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Vintage Foreign Legion Movies

For those who might be interested in old movies there is a great resource located at the collections page of the Media History Digital Library.  They have digitized copies (or rather links back to the document held on the Internet … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Word of Adjutant Kent Part 2

As promised, here is part two and conclusion of The Word of Adjutant Kent.  The story continues with our drink-starved, American Legionnaire as he defends his post from hordes of enemies outside the walls as well as from more devious … Continue reading

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New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Murder in the Casbah

I recently stumbled upon a nice old-time radio episode from The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes which features the famous duo traveling to North Africa to solve a case of a missing person who may have joined the French Foreign … Continue reading

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Dean and Jerry Join the Legion

A long March indeed–endless frigid days, mounds of ugly snow everywhere, and cabin fever.  It’s a good thing April begins with a laugh or two and here is my attempt to get in on some April Fools day fun.  Anyone … Continue reading

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