Monthly Archives: October 2016

Foreign Legion Recruitment Booklet

A short post today to pass on an interesting little Foreign Legion recruitment booklet/pamphlet (in English).  Not sure of the date but it was published most likely between 1979 to 1982 (a clue is on the above illustration).  Back in … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Red-Headed Dancing Girl

Sorry, I completely forgot to post this story last night.  Red-Headed Dancing Girl is another classic tall tale from the feverish imagination of Theodore Roscoe’s narrator Legionnaire Thibaut Corday.  It appeared in the 10 April, 1937 issue of Argosy.  With … Continue reading

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The White Kepi by Walter Kanitz

The White Kepi: A Casual History of the French Foreign Legion by Walter Kanitz.  1956.  364 pages. The White Kepi is an odd book.  It is not a fiction book yet it falls far short of any type of decent … Continue reading

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