Category Archives: Legion Poetry

Kelly of the Legion by Robert Service

The following verse was written by Robert W. Service, a Canadian writer (though from England of Scottish heritage) known for his poems that were set in the Yukon and the Northwest Canadian wilderness during the early 1900’s.  The literary snobs … Continue reading

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The Masters of No-Man’s Land

Here is a nice poem about the Foreign Legion that appeared in Trench Tales by Clarence Lumpkin Jordan.  Trench Tales was published in 1919 and has several poems that could be about fighter’s of the Legion–but I liked this one … Continue reading

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