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Author Gilbert, Adrian.

Title Voices of the Foreign Legion : the history of the world's most famous fighting corps / Adrian D. Gilbert.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Skyhorse Pub., c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    355.3 GIL    Available
Description 288 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Crossing the line -- The power of tradition -- Basic training -- Into the legion -- Barrack-room culture -- The legion on campaign -- Depression and desertion -- An empire in Africa -- The conquest of Indochina -- The first World War : death in the trenches -- The inter-war years -- The second World War : a house divided -- Tragedy in Vietnam -- The end in Algeria -- Post-colonial conflicts -- Postscript.
Subject France. Armée. Légion étrangère -- Juvenile literature.
France. Army. Foreign Legion.
ISBN 9781616080327 : $24.95

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