Category Archives: World War One

WWI Photographs of the Foreign Legion

I was browsing the digital images of World War I that are found in the online collection known as the Albums Valois and discovered several photographs depicting the Foreign Legion.  These photo albums (according to their website which I paraphrase … Continue reading

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The Legion by Gustave Babin

The record of the French Foreign Legion in World War I is exemplary by any standards.  The RMLE (the last task organization that the Legion fought in for most of the war, 11 Nov 1915-20 Sep 1920) was one of … Continue reading

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Kelly of the Legion by Robert Service

The following verse was written by Robert W. Service, a Canadian writer (though from England of Scottish heritage) known for his poems that were set in the Yukon and the Northwest Canadian wilderness during the early 1900’s.  The literary snobs … Continue reading

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