Monthly Archives: September 2014

Legion News Clippings: Volume 1

In my internet browsing I frequently come across small news articles about the Foreign Legion.  Individually they are nothing spectacular, just interesting tidbits about someone who joined the Foreign Legion (or was shanghaied) or who was cited for bravery or … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Legion Takes the Field

Here’s something different for this months Foreign Legion pulp fiction…a story by Warren Hastings Miller that appeared in the June, 1933, edition of The Blue Book Magazine.  Miller was a prolific author of adventure fiction but I’ve seemingly overlooked his … Continue reading

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Famous Legionnaires: Maurice Brocco

I found an interesting article on French bicyclist Maurice Brocco (28 January 1885 – 26 June 1965) in a Thrilling Adventures pulp (May 1937).  It seems this pugnacious athlete had quite a thrilling life well before setting off on his … Continue reading

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