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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According to Bazaine, as the Legion watched the enemy nonchalantly preparing
to settle down for the night, several of Iribarren's staff officers arrived shouting: "
The Legion forward! The Legion forward!" It is not entirely clear why Iribarren ...
The objectivity of this history is thrown into serious doubt by the insistence that "
Never has the enemy been able to claim that he made the Legion retreat nor
resist its bayonets. Never has the Legion abandoned its dead, its wounded, its
So many tanks were abandoned that several German and Italian trucks drove
into the French position, believing it to be an Italian fortress.39 As the enemy had
obviously decided to bypass the defenses and strike in the British rear, General ...
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - setnahkt - LibraryThing
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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