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Legion Pulp: Legionnaires Must Fight

This month’s pulp story is from Adventure magazine published in September of 1933.  It is another Georges Surdez story featuring another one of his unusual characters–this time a young French Lieutenant who is posted on the edge of the desert … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Knapsack

This short story comes from Adventure and was found in the May 1st issue of 1933.  The author, Pierre Mille, was a fairly well known French writer and journalist, born 1864 in Choisy-le-Roi, died January 12, 1941 in Paris.  “His … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: An Enemy of Society

This story is from Adventure Magazine published 01 February of 1929.  It is a great story about the evils of strong drink and the weaknesses of two American Legionnaires whose paths are entwined from the moment they met at Fort … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Grenades for the Colonel

This month’s pulp story was written by J. D. Newsom and appeared in the 16 February 1935 issue of Argosy.  This is an interesting tale of how the French higher-ups and officer class deal with Legionnaires whose battlefield deeds were … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Blade of Justice

Here is a story from Theodore Roscoe that appeared in the September 1932 issue of Action Stories.  Roscoe is the author of a series of pulp stories featuring grizzled legionnaire Thibaut Corday who relates some hard to believe tales from … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Shanghaied Legionnaire

Sorry for being so tardy again on posting.  I’m putting lots of extra time in at work and correspondingly have gotten way behind on my extracurricular hobbies such as blogging as well as reading.  Things should slow down in November … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Mumps

This story is from J.D. Newsom and is one of his earlier tales of the Foreign Legion appearing in the 10 January 1926 issue of Adventure.  The story is an old one where the ranks get their revenge on an … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: A Bit of Red Ribbon

This novelette is from the 15 June 1931 issue of Adventure.  J. D. Newsom is the author and he again presents a fish-out-of-water story. …an outsider who finds himself in the Foreign Legion and must cope with his unfortunate situation.  … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Too Old

This pulp story comes from the June 1931 issue of The Popular Magazine.  It was written by former soldier turned journalist and fiction writer Captain Leighton H. Blood.  In early 1928, Blood was reporting on the still tense situation in … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Gorilla of No. 4

This month’s pulp fiction story is from J. D. Newsom and appeared in the 01 January 1928 issue of Adventure.  It is a tale of dandy officers (fancy pants) who find themselves in the midst of a tribal rebellion on … Continue reading

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