Monthly Archives: September 2015

Deserter from the Legion

This two-part article from Esquire Magazine appeared in their February and March issues of 1953.  It provides a short account of an American’s short-lived career in the Foreign Legion during the Rif War in the mid-1920’s.  The author identifies himself … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Murder Joins the Legion

The Foreign Legion pulp story for this month comes from an unusual source but a familiar author.  Robert Carse’s story, Murder Joins the Legion, appeared in the 20 July 1940 issue of the pulp Detective Fiction (formerly known as Flynn’s … Continue reading

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Hi-Res Uniform Prints Part 3

These images again come from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection.  These consists of watercolor works (aquarelles) from the brush of Pierre Albert Leroux.  His works on this site cover French soldiers from the Napoleonic era up until WWII.  The … Continue reading

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