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Legion Pulp: By Special Request

This month’s pulp fiction story featuring the French Foreign Legion is from the January, 1932 issue of Adventure.  Georges Surdez, the specialist in this unique sub-genre of adventure fiction, is the author.  It is another one of his tales of … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noël / Fröhliche Weihnachten etc.

Merry Christmas to all Monlegionnaire followers, regular readers and random visitors and may your 2017 be prosperous, interesting, and peaceful. Above is one of my favorite pictures from Le Petit Journal that appeared in the 28 December 1913 issue. In … Continue reading

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Taking a Break…

I’m going to step away from my keyboard for a bit.  My father passed away today after a recent struggle with congestive heart failure, a broken hip and other ailments.  He was 89 years old, a WWII U.S. Navy veteran … 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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The Spirit of the Foreign Legion

Here’s an interesting article that appeared in the long running U.K. publication The Spectator in August of 1940–the dark days of early World War II.  I’m not sure who P.O. Lapis was but he apparently served as an officer of … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for December 2013

My last post of the year.  Here are some of the items I came across this month related to the Foreign Legion. 1.  Foreign Legion Uniform Plates at “Miniaturas Militares por Alfons Canovas”.  This website is a gold mine for … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all the readers and followers of this blog. Joyeux Noël et bonne année. Frohe Weihnachten und ein glückliches neues Jahr. Nothing sounds better than the carol Silent Night sung in German.  …unless of … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to 2013

Well another year just about done and it’s time to plan out 2013.  But before I go there a quick glance backwards and look at some goals I had made for 2012 might be in order.  Here is how I … Continue reading

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Foreign Legion Uniform Prints

Sorry that it has been a week since my last post.  I try to post more frequently but this past week I was on the road for a couple of days and somewhat busy with household projects.   So to … Continue reading

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Out with 2011 — In with 2012!

Just an admin note today about this blog and my goals for it in 2012.  Over the past year I made 154 posts.  This averages to about one post every two or three days which I believe is pretty good … Continue reading

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