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Legion Pulp: Luck of the Legion

This is not the “Luck of the Legion” by Geoffrey Bond.  It’s a short story by Georges Surdez that appeared in the pulp magazine Adventure for January 1942.  Surdez took his writing to a different level during the war by … Continue reading

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5th Day of Christmas: 5 Foreign Legion Miniatures

Happy New Year everyone!  It was a bright and mild first day of 2023 in central Wisconsin–a great start to the next year.  Here are five galleries of miniatures, or “figurines” as some prefer, that I probably found on Planet … Continue reading

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9th Day of Christmas: 9 Rouge Vert Newspapers

The following items consist of nine copies of the 11th Foreign Infantry Regiment’s internally produced newspaper “Rouge Vert“.  These were published from 01 Jan 1940 to 01 May 1940 consisting of issues #4 to #12.  This covers a portion of … Continue reading

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11th Day of Christmas: 11 Foreign Legion Movie Posters

Presenting 11 Foreign Legion Movie posters for my “Backwards 12 Days of Christmas”.  I’m sure you can spot the two modern ones; the nicely named Monlegionnaire and Legio Patria Nostra.

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Legion Pulp: Turnstile

This Foreign Legion story by Georges Surdez appeared in the March 1929 issue of Everybody’s Magazine. Everybody’s was started in 1899 as a general literary magazine featuring fiction, verse, drama, music and lyrics.  It later transitioned into a pulp fiction … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Warriors in Exile – Gentleman Royal

This month’s story is from Blue Book Magazine (June 1938).  It is installment #13 of 17 in the Warriors-in-Exile series of Foreign Legion stories written by the famous and prolific pulp author H. Bedford Jones.  This one takes place during … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noël – Fröhliche Weihnachten

Wishing all readers and followers of this blog a very wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Please remember to keep in our prayers those brave men from all over the world who are away from their families and loved … 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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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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Merry Christmas / Joyeux Noël

Merry Christmas to all and may you have a Happy New Year! I’m sorry for having nothing to post today but holiday well wishes….I’ve just transitioned from a week-long sinus based cold to some horrible form of extraterrestrial / bio-warfare … Continue reading

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