Category Archives: Photographs

More Harrison Forman Indochina Pictures

Here is an additional batch of pictures taken by journalist Harrison Forman during his trip to Indochina in 1950.  These photographs were found on the University of Milwaukee Libraries Digital Collections page but were labeled differently than those posted here … Continue reading

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Harrison Forman’s Pictures of the First Indochina War

The University of Milwaukee Libraries Digital Collections page has posted over 300 photos taken by Harrison Forman during a 1950 visit to French Indochina.  Forman (1904-1978) was an American explorer, aviator, photographer, journalist and author.  The collection at UWM comprises … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for November 2016

It’s amazing how quickly the days are passing as this cruel and amazing year draws to an end.  The Christmas Season has suddenly exploded; all over the stores, the TV, radio and internet.  My small town’s streets and shop windows … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for September 2016

Sorry for the lack of posts this past month–for some reason the older you get the less time you seem to have each day (and I thought it would be the other way around).  Here are some items I came … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for July 2016

Well the month of July was pretty slow going for this blog–having skipped several weeks of posting for most of June as well.  I did find one article and several collections of photographs related to the Foreign Legion this month… … Continue reading

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Photo Album of Fremdenlegionär Leutener Part 2

Here are some random comments on these great pictures.  I’ve downloaded each photograph from these two albums and here is the breakdown. Album 1 (Fremdenlegion in Algerien 1930er Übersicht und Postkarten).  This album has 82 images and provides and overview … Continue reading

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Photo Album of Fremdenlegionär Leutener

This amazing collection of vintage photographs recently appeared on Flickr in an album format posted by Hans-Michael Tappen of Munich.  It is a remarkable set of 382 original photographs affixed to several pages of a photo album that belonged to … 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 December 2015

Happy New Year to everyone.  I’ve sufficiently recovered from last night’s overindulgence  to be able to put together this short post to start off the new year. 1. The Man and the Legend.  This article is a well done piece … Continue reading

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The Footprints of Beau Geste

About a month ago I purchased a bound volume of The Mentor magazine.  This large and heavy book (Volume 16) included all twelve monthly issues from February 1928 to January of 1929.  It was a good price on eBay and … Continue reading

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