Monthly Archives: August 2015

Hodgepodge for August 2015

In addition to the uniform prints that I’ve been all fired up about (and will post many more shortly) I did stumble on other items relating to the Foreign Legion this month. 1.   French Foreign Legion in WWII.   Here … Continue reading

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Not-so High Res Uniform Prints

Here are some downsized uniform pictures for those readers who really don’t want to download the massive image files in my previous two posts.  Foreign Legion Uniform Prints…. 2.  French Uniforms from Auguste Legras…

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Hi-Res Uniform Prints Part 2

Here is the second installment of pictures from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection.  Today’s images feature the artwork of Auguste Legras (1817 – 1887) who was “born in Perigueux, France and was a pupil of Jean-Claude Bonneford (1796 – … Continue reading

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Hi-Res Uniform Prints

Here are some really nice uniform prints I recently found at the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection.  This resource is not new to me and I may have posted some smaller versions of their illustrations in earlier posts.  The difference … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Ten Years with the Legion of Hell

GI deserter, flesh-peddler, black marketeer–at 41, a man without a country. Here is a tale of the Foreign Legion from the sultry pages of the February 1958 issue of Stag men’s magazine.  It was written by Richard F. Gallagher (who I … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for July 2015

A little late on this post but here are some of the Foreign Legion related items I’ve come across in July. 1. Dark Mystique of French Foreign Legion.  A short AFP article on the Foreign Legion recently appeared on Yahoo … Continue reading

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Away From Keyboard

I have been AFK for the last couple weeks due to the sudden hospitalization of a close family member.  “Take care of family first!”, I always say.  I hope to get some reading done at the clinic and I’ll return … Continue reading

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