Category Archives: Legion News Clippings

Legion News Clippings 3

It’s time to post some more interesting news articles about the Foreign Legion.  Most of these came from the New York Times.  I enjoy these short, strange stories of missing men, would-be and actual former Legionnaires (such as artist Thure … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for September 2015

Last month I came across the following bits and pieces relating to the French Foreign Legion. 1. Delmar Calvert.  I stumbled upon the name Delmar Calvert browsing cervens forum and then found two good articles about him here and here. … Continue reading

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Legion News Clippings 2

Here is a small collection of news items I’ve collected from the web about the Foreign Legion.  These clippings are often very interesting and frequently serve as a launching point for further research into the names and events mentioned.  For … Continue reading

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Legion News Clippings: Volume 1

In my internet browsing I frequently come across small news articles about the Foreign Legion.  Individually they are nothing spectacular, just interesting tidbits about someone who joined the Foreign Legion (or was shanghaied) or who was cited for bravery or … Continue reading

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