Category Archives: Miniatures

Hodgepodge for January 2017

January was a pretty slow month as far as news, press releases and interesting items related to the Foreign Legion.  Here is what I have been able to cobble together…. 1. Foreign Legion Forts on eBay.  I admit to shamelessly … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for January 2016

Sorry for the lack of posts this month.  I’ve been busy with work and other projects and I often get home in a vegetative state of mind, not wanting to do much of anything else but watch politics on TV … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for July 2015

A little late on this post but here are some of the Foreign Legion related items I’ve come across in July. 1. Dark Mystique of French Foreign Legion.  A short AFP article on the Foreign Legion recently appeared on Yahoo … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for May 2015

Sorry for being AWOL for a couple weeks…spring cleaning, home repairs and yard work (and my day job) kind of eat away my free time.  Anyway, here are some odds and ends related to the Foreign Legion. 1.  Motivational Videos.  … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for January 2015

hodgepodge (\ˈhäj-ˌpäj\): a mixture of different things; often a confused mixture of things that don’t go together.  Alteration of hotchpotch (a mutton stew with mixed vegetables) Well this months mixture does have a unifying theme–as always, the French Foreign Legion. … Continue reading

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Hachette Soldats de la Légion Etrangère

(My next collecting obsession…)  Hachette produces an amazing line of collectable 54mm/1:32 figurines depicting the French Foreign Legion throughout history.  You may have seen them around–the first 32 figures in the series were produced by King and Country and the … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge December 2014

Happy New Year!  There was too much celebration yesterday at my house to get this posted in 2014.  So, despite a hangover, I’ve finally assembled the odds and ends I found about the Foreign Legion the past month. 1.  The … 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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Hodgepodge for July 2014

Some of the odds and ends related to the Foreign Legion that I discovered this past  month… 1.  Regiments of the French Foreign Legion.  Here is a very nice documentary on the Foreign Legion.  Though titled “Regiments of” it is … Continue reading

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Sideshow Collectables Foreign Legion Action Figures

A quick post the day before Camerone Day.  Those 1/6 scale action figures that I grew up with forty years ago and known collectively as “G. I. Joes” have made quite a comeback.  Over the last decade or so manufacturers … Continue reading

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