Category Archives: Pulp Fiction Stories

Legion Pulp: The Dead Shall Arise

No, this is not a zombie story but a nice short tale of a Foreign Legion officer who was long ago written off as killed in action but miraculously returns to the land of the living and to the care … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Hands of the Idol

January’s pulp fiction story comes from the pages of Five-Novels Monthly (July 1934) and was written by Major George Fielding Eliot.  Eliot (1894-1971) was quite an amazing man who fought in the Australian Army in WWI (to include the Gallipoli … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: They March From Yesterday (Part 2)

As promised, here is the second part of this Georges Surdez story which was published in the March 15th edition of Adventure.  I promised to post this in less time than the original readers in 1930 had to wait for … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: They March From Yesterday (Part 1)

Here is this month’s pulp story–another great tale from Georges Surdez.  Well, actually only half a story; the first of a two-part serial which appeared in the March, 1930 edition of Adventure.  I have the second part of this story … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Clay in Khaki

Here is another Foreign Legion pulp story written by the master of the genre, Georges Surdez.  This tale appeared in The Big Magazine which is one of the more rarer pulp titles out there considering there was only one issue … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Red-Headed Dancing Girl

Sorry, I completely forgot to post this story last night.  Red-Headed Dancing Girl is another classic tall tale from the feverish imagination of Theodore Roscoe’s narrator Legionnaire Thibaut Corday.  It appeared in the 10 April, 1937 issue of Argosy.  With … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Mud

This month’s pulp fiction story is “Mud” from J. D. Newsom which appeared in the 30 December 1925 issue of Adventure.  I reads like many of the popular stories and novels of this time period that depicted the brutal trench … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for August 2016

Another month of summer gone.  Before we know it there will be frost on the roofs, piles of leaves in the street, pumpkins on the porches and a delightful chill in the air.  Here are this month’s collected tidbits of … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Missing Men

Here is another Robert Carse Foreign Legion story that wound up in a mystery pulp instead of the usual fiction pulps like Argosy, Short Story or Adventure.  In this case, The Missing Men appeared in the March 1937 issue of … Continue reading

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High Adventure #148: Adventure Fiction by F. Van Wyck Mason

“It’s not often I find a newly published book that I like–but when I do they are about the French Foreign Legion.”  This book is doubly exciting because if features the classic Foreign Legion as found in classic pulp fiction.  … Continue reading

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