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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combat." While he considered this a personal affront, it also seemed to reflect
upon the combat performance of the entire Legion: "I realized that, having been
warned against me, my superiors accorded no confidence in my battalion — a ...
The cohesion, discipline and worth in combat were ensured by the presence of a
special breed of officers who understood them. because it is a heavy troop in
combat which needs to be animated to maneuver — the platoon commander
Royal etranger: Legionnaires cavaliers au combat 1921-1984. Paris: Presses de
la Cite, 1985. Garnot, Captain. L'expedition francaise de Formose, 1884-1885.
Paris: Delagrave, 1894. Gaudron, Max. Legionnaire au Nord du Tonkin: La ...
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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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Between Politics Diplomacy and the Cannon The Legion in Spain 18351839
The New Legion
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