Monthly Archives: February 2017

Beau Geste by Fast Fiction

Here is a very condensed, graphic version of P. C. Wren’s classic Beau Geste.  This was produced by Seaboard Publishers of New York as part of their series called “Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated”.  This issue was Number 5 in … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Dead Shall Arise

No, this is not a zombie story but a nice short tale of a Foreign Legion officer who was long ago written off as killed in action but miraculously returns to the land of the living and to the care … Continue reading

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The Old Foreign Legion 1831-1835 and its Uniforms

Tradition, the fantastic French language magazine that showcases historical military uniforms, equipment and militaria (armes-uniformes-figurines) had a three part series back in 1997 that explored the founding of the French Foreign Legion and goes into detail about their uniforms and … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for January 2017

January was a pretty slow month as far as news, press releases and interesting items related to the Foreign Legion.  Here is what I have been able to cobble together…. 1. Foreign Legion Forts on eBay.  I admit to shamelessly … Continue reading

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