The French Foreign Legion: A Complete History of the Legendary Fighting Force
HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1991 - 728 pages
The legend of Beau Gaste and the hell-raising, hard-drinking, long-suffering, loyal Legionnaires has been immortalized by countless novels and Hollywood movies. Here Douglas Porch examines the Legion myth and goes beyond it to explore the Legion's mystique and describe its performance from its founding in 1831 to today. 32 pages of halftones; maps; index.
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on Cole Porter. The author also knew a man in his home town who joined the ...
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Rapport annuel sur I'etat d'esprit," 3e REI, 1933. 109. ALE, Rollet papers, 24
October 1933. 110. ALE, "Rapport confidentiel," 4' etranger, 31 January 1933.
ALE, Rollet papers, 3 May 1934. Ortiz's letter had some effect, for certain portions
of the film, such as the line, "They [the Moroccans] defend their land," were cut
However, Le grand jeu was a critical success — even the royalist newspaper ...
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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
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