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Voices of the Foreign Legion

Adrian Gilbert

Voices of the Foreign Legion

the history of the world"s most famous fighting corps

by Adrian Gilbert

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Published by Skyhorse Pub. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAdrian D. Gilbert
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA703.L5 G553 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492352M
ISBN 109781616080327
LC Control Number2010001065
OCLC/WorldCa464580236

  Nothing much about its culture has changed since the German recruit Erwin Rosen, quoted by Adrian Gilbert in Voices of the Foreign Legion, wrote in the early s: It is always being drummed into the legionnaire that he is . Voices of the Foreign Legion by Adrian D. Gilbert, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(83).

French Foreign Legion, French Légion étrangère, an elite military force originally consisting of foreign volunteers in the pay of France but now comprising volunteer soldiers from any nation, including France, for service in France and abroad. Created as a temporary expedient in a French army that otherwise barred foreigners from serving in its ranks, the French Foreign Legion .   Voices of the Foreign Legion explores how the Legion selects its recruits, their native lands, and why these warriors seek a life full of hardship and danger. It analyzes the Legion’s brutal attitude toward discipline, questions why desertion has been a perennial problem, and assesses the Legion’s remarkable military achievements since its Brand: Skyhorse.

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“Voices of the Foreign Legion: The History of the World's Most Famous Fighting Corps” by Adrian D. Gilbert was an interesting read. It is a collection of memories and recollections of legionnaires that served in the Foreign Legion.

Some of the recollections are from the nineteenth century, some are fairly recent/5(33). 'Voices of the Foreign Legion is a profound, life-changing experience.' Publishers Weekly 'These compelling stories of the Foreign Legion, sometimes brutal, are imprinted on the page.

It is impossible to remain unmoved.' The Times 'Gilbert's book is characterized by the original testimonies of the legionaries/5(33). Voices of the Foreign Legion: The History of the World's Most Famous Fighting Corps by Adrian D. Gilbert was an interesting read.

It is a collection of memories and recollections of legionnaires that served in the Foreign Legion. Some of the recollections are from the nineteenth century, some are fairly recent.

The book is divided into three parts/5. Voices of the Foreign Legion explores how the Legion selects its recruits, their native lands, and why these warriors seek a life full of hardship and danger. It analyzes the Legion’s brutal attitude toward discipline, questions why desertion has been a perennial problem, and assesses the Legion’s remarkable military achievements since its Released on: J There was one small disappointment for me.

The cover of the book offers this title: "Voices of The Foreign Legion - The History of the World's Most Famous Fighting Corps" while the title page reads: "Voices of The Foreign Legion - The French Foreign Legion in Its Own Words".

The book is absolutely the second title. 'Voices of the Foreign Legion is a profound, life-changing experience.' Publishers Weekly 'These compelling stories of the Foreign Legion, sometimes brutal, are imprinted on the page.

It is impossible to remain unmoved.' The Times 'Gilbert's book is characterized by the original testimonies of the legionaries/5(3). Voices of the Foreign Legion explores how the Legion selects its recruits, their native lands, and why these warriors seek a life full of hardship and danger.

It analyzes the Legion’s brutal attitude toward discipline, questions why desertion has been a perennial problem, and assesses the Legion’s remarkable military achievements since its Brand: Skyhorse. Attracting recruits from all over the world, these new soldiers explain in their own words why they submitted themselves to such brutal of the Foreign Legion looks at how the legion selects its recruits, where they come from, and why they seek a.

Voices of the Foreign Legion looks at how the Legion selects its recruits, where they come from and why they seek a life of hardship and danger. It also analyses the outfit's 'robust' attitude to discipline, questions why desertion is a perennial problem and assesses the Legion's military achievements since its formation in /5(30).

Voices of the Foreign Legion by Adrian Gilbert. Before reading this book, all I knew about the French Foreign Legion was from Brynn Kelly’s brilliant suspense series. That series was a large part of why I requested Voices of the Foreign Legion for review. I’m glad I did, because it was a really interesting read.

'Voices of the Foreign Legion is a profound, life-changing experience.' Publishers Weekly 'These compelling stories of the Foreign Legion, sometimes brutal, are imprinted on the page.

It is impossible to remain unmoved.' The Times 'Gilbert's book is characterized by the original testimonies of the legionaries. These vibrant legionnaire voices are agonized, bitter, brutal, fearful, and haunting, but some speak with pride and praise (“It's a soldier's dream”), recalling the legion as a “life.

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It analyzes the Legion's brutal attitude toward discipline, questions why desertion has been a perennial problem, and assesses the Legion's remarkable military achievements since its. ‘voices of the foreign legion is a profound, life-changing experience.’ Publishers Weekly ‘These compelling stories of the Foreign Legion, sometimes brutal, are imprinted on the page.

It is impossible to remain unmoved.’ The Times ‘Gilbert’s book is characterized by the original testimonies of the legionaries.

The French Foreign Legion has a reputation as the most formidable of military institutions. Created as a means of absorbing foreign troublemakers, the unit spearheaded French colonialism in North Africa during the nineteenth century.

Accepting volunteers from all parts of the world, the Legion acquired an aura of mystery - and a less than enviable reputation for. The French Foreign Legion has established a reputation as the most formidable of military institutions.

This book looks at how the Legion selects its recruits, where they come from and why they seek a life of hardship and danger. The French Foreign Legion has built a reputation as one of the world's most formidable and colorful military institutions.

Established as a means of absorbing foreign troublemakers, the Legion spearheaded French colonialism in North Africa during the nineteenth century. Accepting volunteers from all parts of the world, the Legion acquired an aura of 4/5(1). The French Foreign Legion (FFL; French: Légion étrangère, French pronunciation: [leʒjɔ̃ etʁɑ̃ʒɛʁ], L.É.) is a military service branch of the French Army established in Legionnaires are highly trained infantry soldiers and the Legion is unique in that it is open to foreign recruits willing to serve in the French Armed it was founded, the French Foreign Legion was Branch: French Army.

Pulp magazines. Foreign Legion fiction was commonplace in American pulp magazines from the mids through the lates. Magazines which published Foreign Legion stories include Frontier Stories, Battle Stories, Blue Book, Action Stories, Adventure and Argosy.

Short Stories, in particular, included a lot of Foreign Legiona Munsey pulp, Foreign Legion. Accepting volunteers from all parts of the world, the Legion acquired an aura of mystery and a less-than-enviable reputation for extreme brutality within its ranks.

Voices of the Foreign Legion explores how the Legion selects its recruits, their native lands, and why these warriors seek a life full of hardship and danger. It analyzes the Legion.Voices of the Foreign Legion explores how the Legion selects its recruits, their native lands, and why these warriors seek a life full of hardship and danger.

It analyzes the Legion's brutal attitude toward discipline, questions why desertion has been a perennial problem, and assesses the Legion's remarkable military achievements since its 4/5(1).

Joel Struthers is a former French Foreign Legionnaire, wrote the book "Appel" on it, and currently flies helicopters. Voices from the French Foreign Legion - .