Monthly Archives: June 2015

Hodgepodge for June 2015

End of the month again… just July and August left of summer and soon it will be fall again (for about 20 days) followed by our six months of winter.  Anyways, I’m enjoying what wonderful weather I have and trying … Continue reading

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Morocco.  Released 1930.  English.   91 minutes.  Directed by Josef von Sternberg; Cast: Gary Cooper (Légionnaire Tom Brown), Marlene Dietrich (Amy Jolly), Adolphe Menjou (Kennington La Bessière), Ullrich Haupt (Adjudant Caesar), Francis McDonald as Caporal Tatoche, Eve Southern as Madame … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Legion in Spain (Warriors in Exile)

This story comes from the August 1937 issue of Blue Book Magazine.  It is the third installment in the “Warriors in Exile” series written by H. Bedford-Jones that ran from June 1937 until October 1938 (17 separate stories).  This might … Continue reading

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Post Card from Legionnaire Charles Sweeny (to Mom)

Here is an interesting bit of history that I acquired via eBay last week…an actual post card written by Charles S. Sweeny while he was serving in France with the French Foreign Legion in WWI, to his mother in Spokane, … Continue reading

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