Some comic books are great and some others, not so much. Action Adventure Comics is one of the latter and I happened to find this short Foreign Legion story in the fourth issue published October 1955, over a year or so after the fall of Dien Bien Phu. Disregarding the blue Foreign Legion uniforms and general poor art overall I did like the story. It reminded me of the first part of John Wayne’s The Green Berets where the typical reporter hack (David Janssen) is challenged to write something honest and accurate for once. The first link is for just the story and the second is for the entire comic book–ads for ventriloquism and a genuine Kentucky Tavern BBQ Ashtray included.
Action_Adventure Vol 1 No. 4 Oct 1955 (Warning large file 33 MB)