Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hodgepodge for July 2014

Some of the odds and ends related to the Foreign Legion that I discovered this past  month… 1.  Regiments of the French Foreign Legion.  Here is a very nice documentary on the Foreign Legion.  Though titled “Regiments of” it is … Continue reading

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Romance & Revolt in Under Two Flags

I found a very informative and entertaining article on this movie in the June 1936 edition of Romantic Movie Stories (a movie/romance pulp of the time).  This 1936 version is the fourth film adaption of the famous 1867 novel by … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Outguessed

This short pulp story comes from the pages of Thrilling Adventures fiction magazine–specifically the July 1936 issue.  It was written by Ralph Milne Farley which was a pen name for Roger Sherman Hoar who wrote for several pulp titles between … Continue reading

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Grit Gregson Fighter in the Foreign Legion: The Wine Barrel’s Secret

Here is a short story featuring the Grit Gregson, a British legionnaire who gets mixed up in many North African adventures.  Grit was a popular feature in the early issues of the weekly UK comic called Lion (King of Picture … Continue reading

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