Monthly Archives: December 2014

Grit Gregson: The Legion Sneak

Here is another installment of the Grit Gregson: Fighter in the Foreign Legion series that appeared in the UK comic Lion.  This one in the 20 Feb 1954 issue.  This two pager features the classic snitch character common to military … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Foreign Legion

Here’s an interesting article that appeared in the long running U.K. publication The Spectator in August of 1940–the dark days of early World War II.  I’m not sure who P.O. Lapis was but he apparently served as an officer of … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Man at Arms

Here is the last Foreign Legion pulp story for this year.  It’s written by Georges Surdez and was featured as a “Foreign Legion Novelette” in the August 1939 issue of Adventure.  I’ve not read it yet but will do so … Continue reading

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Legion News Clippings 2

Here is a small collection of news items I’ve collected from the web about the Foreign Legion.  These clippings are often very interesting and frequently serve as a launching point for further research into the names and events mentioned.  For … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge November 2014

I was away for much of the weekend so this post is a day later than usual but here are some of the interesting Foreign Legion related items I found on the web during the last month. 1.  France’s North … Continue reading

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