Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hodgepodge for August 2014

Another month gone by.  It’s realize its been kind of slow for this blog this summer.  I think I’ve been doing too many other projects lately that has taken it’s toll on my posting here.  It’s amazing that when you … Continue reading

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Legion of Outcasts by Hurk Davis

Legion of Outcasts by Hurk Davis (as told to author by Peter Reeves).  313 pages.  1969.  Holloway House Publishing Company (HH-161). Legion of Outcasts is another “Foreign Legion Memoir” that generally follows the same pattern set so many other literary … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Affair of Honor

(Today’s post is a little late again–it’s August and we took a small vacation.)  But anyway, this is another Georges Surdez short story which appeared in the April 1937 issue of Adventure.  The plot concerns a young, fiesty lieutenant, newly … Continue reading

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Grit Gregson: Will the Arabs Revolt?

Here is another short story from the pages of the UK comic Lion.  This one appeared 06 February 1954.  Grit Gregson, Fighter in the Foreign Legion, infiltrates an Arab rebellion and almost loses his head to Al-Qaeda fanatics before calling … Continue reading

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