Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hodgepodge for May 2015

Sorry for being AWOL for a couple weeks…spring cleaning, home repairs and yard work (and my day job) kind of eat away my free time.  Anyway, here are some odds and ends related to the Foreign Legion. 1.  Motivational Videos.  … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: One Night in Alsace

This month’s Foreign Legion pulp story comes from the November 1949 issue of Blue Book Magazine.  It was written by Georges Surdez and illustrated by Hamilton Green. This story would be one of the last ever written by Surdez as … Continue reading

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The Road of Death

Here is a short article written and illustrated by Howard Brodie for Collier’s, January 1951 issue.  It is illustrative of the French position in Indochina in 1950 as it became increasingly dangerous as small scale combat flared up along the … Continue reading

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