Category Archives: Books

100 Foreign Legion Books

Here is a quick post for today…something I’ve been messing with for a long time.  I thought it would be a good idea to gather the covers of the books about the Foreign Legion into one large type of info-graphic … Continue reading

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Hell in the Foreign Legion by Ernst F. Löhndorff

Hell in the Foreign Legion by Ernst F. Löhndorff.  Translated by Gerard Shelly. Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 40 Museum Street, London, Great Britain.  June, 1931.  349 pages. I’ve had this book for several years but only got … Continue reading

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Library Update

This update kind of derailed my posting schedule.  I got wrapped around some formatting issues for some of these books and became frustrated in trying to get the file sizes down.  But whatever…here is a list of some new books … Continue reading

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Books and More Books

Since Christmas is rapidly approaching it is time to highlight some new Foreign Legion books.  Maybe one or two of these can find their way onto your list for Santa Claus? High Adventure #175:  This bi-monthly publication is a long … Continue reading

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A Destiny of Undying Greatness: Kiffin Rockwell and the Boys who Remembered Lafayette

A Destiny of Undying Greatness: Kiffin Rockwell and the Boys who Remembered Lafayette by Mark M. Trapp.  Published by System D Publishing Company, 2019.  560 pages. This is a very comprehensive and wonderfully detailed biography of Kiffin Rockwell, the young … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Knapsack

This short story comes from Adventure and was found in the May 1st issue of 1933.  The author, Pierre Mille, was a fairly well known French writer and journalist, born 1864 in Choisy-le-Roi, died January 12, 1941 in Paris.  “His … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for Summer 2018

Well, summer is about over for me–at least for all the home landscape and garden projects, travel and vacations, the visiting relatives and general busy work that needed to be done in the good weather.  It’s time for some relaxation … Continue reading

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The Demon Caravan by Georges Surdez

The official Camerone 2018 ceremonies are now over in most of the Legion’s garrisons and regimental posts but I’m sure the celebrations (and libations) will last well into the early hours of Tuesday.  I will have my bottle of Kronenburg … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for June 2017

Ah, summertime is here.  One would think blogging and summer go great together yet I’m finding little time for either.  Probably something to do with work, my son’s high school graduation and party, an out of town wedding, too much … Continue reading

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Mon Legionnaire Library Update

I finally got around to updating my Library page.  You can get there by clicking on the tab that says “Library” under Brian Donlevy (Sergeant Markoff) in my header.  I removed all of the .mobi and .epub links and replaced … Continue reading

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