Category Archives: Pulp Fiction Stories

Legion Pulp: Wineskin

The mid-month pulp story for April is another great tale written by Georges Surdez.  It appeared in the 15 December, 1930, issue of Adventure.  The story here, like many others, speaks to the power of wine, for good or bad, … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Last Outpost

This story appeared in the March 1931 issue of  “Far East Adventure Stories“.  This pulp title published at least three Foreign Legion tales during it’s short run of twelve issues.  In addition to this story there was “The Affair at … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Madame Takes Over

The pulp fiction story for this month appeared in the August 1941 issue of Blue Book.  A lot was happening back then.  The Second World War was aflame in Europe and in a couple of short months the Japanese would … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Saxophone Salute

Here’s an unusual tale of how American Jazz defeated a maddened hoard of fanatical Berber tribesmen as they were about to overrun a besieged French outpost.  It’s not known whether they were enraged merely by the infidel’s music produced by … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: A Head in the Game

Not sure where the time goes nowadays.  I turn my back for a second and its the 15th of the month again.  So, here is the pulp fiction story for November, another classic tale by Georges Surdez.  This one features … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Devil’s Squad

This month’s pulp story comes from the pages of the May 1934 issue of Thrilling Adventures.  It was written by Charles Greenberg using the pseudonym Charles Green.  Greenberg was a prolific pulp author who wrote stories in multiple genres from … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Rif Sailent

The Riff Salient  is from the experienced pen of Warren Hastings Miller and appeared in the July, 1928 issue of Blue Book Magazine.  It’s one of Miller’s Hell’s Angels Squad stories and features Legionnaires Anzac Bill, Ike Smith of Texas, … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: A Lamp-Post for the Viscount

Here is a short Georges Surdez story that appeared in the December 1938 issue of Adventure.  It’s another of his great character developments–this time of an elderly officer, an elite snob extraordinarie, Captain Alexandre de Barrois, a landed Viscount of … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Blue Sultan

This month’s story is from the March, 1935 issue of Thrilling Adventures.  The author is the esteemed Major George Fielding Eliot whose real life experiences might rival those found in pulp fiction.  The story involves an American intelligence officer of … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: A Soldier of the Legion

This story, with a well used cliché of a title, comes from the pages of  December 1933 issue of Thrilling Adventures.  The author, Captain Kerry McRoberts, was a house pseudonym often used by the better known pulp master Norman A. … Continue reading

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