Monthly Archives: October 2014

Hodgepodge October 2014

This month’s French Foreign Legion randomness…. 1.  Steampunk French Militaire.  Steampunk Soldiers: Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam is a newer release from Osprey Publishing.  It features fantastical uniform prints and background information for various national armed forces … Continue reading

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Warrior’s Ritual

Seeing as how Halloween is just around the corner here is a creepy treat called Warrior’s Ritual.  It comes from the pages of Creepy magazine (#112, October 1979)–a Warren comic book magazine that ran from 1964 to 1983.   You … Continue reading

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The French Foreign Legion by John Robert Young

The French Foreign Legion: The Inside Story of the World-Famous Fighting Force by John Robert Young with Erwan Bergot and Len Deighton (Introduction).  1985.  220 pages. This book may look familiar to readers.  It has been around in various reprints, … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Duty

This month’s pulp fiction story set in the French Foreign Legion comes from the pen of J. D. Newsom, a prolific writer of these Legion tales.  Duty appeared in the 01 April 1931 edition of Adventure magazine and it is … Continue reading

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Grit Gregson: The Siege of Fort Mobo

Here is another installment of the adventures of Grit Gregson of the French Foreign Legion.  This time Grit is fighting as part of the besieged Legion garrison of Fort Mobo–a far flung desert outpost far from their garrison at Fort … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for September 2014

Here are some interesting links for this past September–some new and some old. 1. French Foreign Legion: A Descriptive Bibliography.  This Facebook page of Mr. Savage’s is one I’ve been following for a while now but may have only briefly … Continue reading

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