Category Archives: Art & Illustration

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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Hodgepodge for September 2014

Here are some interesting links for this past September–some new and some old. 1. French Foreign Legion: A Descriptive Bibliography.  This Facebook page of Mr. Savage’s is one I’ve been following for a while now but may have only briefly … Continue reading

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Vintage Foreign Legion Movies

For those who might be interested in old movies there is a great resource located at the collections page of the Media History Digital Library.  They have digitized copies (or rather links back to the document held on the Internet … Continue reading

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Le Petit Journal Covers 5

A quick post today as I conduct some spring cleaning of my digital file cabinets.  These pictures are some of the weekly covers of the French magazine Le Petit Journal from the late 1800’s to roughly 1914. They were found on … 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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The Legion & Men’s Adventure Magazines

Sorry for not posting recently.  I’ve been away for several days–“on pump” so to say.  I’m back now, did my time in the cellule and so it’s back to le jour ouvrable.  To get back on track, today’s post resulted … Continue reading

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Uniforms of the Mexican Campaign

This post is a little bit late for Camerone Day but better late than never. I came across some very nice color uniform prints of French and Mexican military uniforms worn in the Mexican Campaign (or what is often called … Continue reading

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Camerone for Kids

Something different today.  Below are some black and white images you can print off for the kids to practice their coloring skills.  Crayons.  Colored Pencils.  MS Paint.  Their choice.  I found most of these in great book French Foreign Legion: … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge 2

A couple more quick items to share…. 1.  150th Anniversary of the Battle of Camerone.  Just a reminder that 30 April is only 10 days away.  Camerone Day is the sacred day of the Foreign Legion and this year should … Continue reading

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