The French Foreign Legion: a complete history of the lengendary fighting force
HarperCollins Publishers, 6 juin 1991 - 728 pages
A complete history of the French Foreign Legion discusses the Legion's fight against Algeria and Tunisia in the 1830s, the Carlist Rebellion, the Crimean War, World War I, and other great battles
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Desertion, of course, has from the earliest days been associated with the Legion.
No desertion figures exist for the Crimea or Italy, although the Italians who joined
the Legion in Milan in 1859 managed to disappear before the regiment ...
The main problem lay with the perception of what desertion in the Legion was
about, and what was really behind it. As was suggested in the chapter on Mexico,
much desertion was on impulse, not surprising given the nomadic disposition of ...
from the Spanish enclave of Melilla.75 The 1" etr anger reported that of 160
desertions from that regiment between January and September 1910, 105 had
occurred in the frontier region.76 Desertions in the mounted companies were ...
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Author Douglas Porch is a professor at the Naval Postgraduate School; his other books relate to Mediterranean and North African military history. The French Foreign Legion is an excellently researched ... Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - MsMixte - LibraryThing
Probably the book to read if one is interested in the French Foreign Legion. It's massive, though, so not exactly a beach read. Probably best for the military buff in the family. Consulter l'avis complet
Le Plus Beau Corps de France
Between Politics Diplomacy and the Cannon The Legion in Spain 18351839
The New Legion
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The French Foreign Legion: A Complete History of the Legendary Fighting Force
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