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Memoirs of the Foreign Legion

by Maurice Magnus

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Personal Memoirs

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsD. H. Lawrence (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9878619M
    ISBN 101417907746
    ISBN 109781417907748

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    This is a very rare and fascinating account of life as a modern day Legionnaire. The author describes how, with no French language ability, he approached recruiters for the French Foreign Legion in Paris and the demanding selection process that followed. About This Book. The Riveting Memoir of an American Volunteer in the French Foreign Legion during the Revolt in Syria “You see there was down South a girl I liked. And she is now married not to me.” So Bennett J. Doty confessed when he sailed for France and enlisted in the French Foreign Legion .

    Topics France Army Infantry Legion etrangere. Publisher A. A. Knopf Collection statelibrarypennsylvania; americana Digitizing sponsor This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor. 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 eventually.


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Lawrence turned his introduction to Memoirs of the Foreign Legion into the essay the Memoir of Maurice Magnus, which recounts Lawrence's short, tangled relationship with this obscure writer.

The essay touched off a literary controversy between Lawrence and Norman Douglas, who felt Lawrence's account was inaccurate and mean-spirited.3/5. Most men have a midlife crisis, buy a motorbike, have an affair or some other menial thing, Alex Lochrie joined the French Foreign Legion.

This book neither glorifies not discredits the Legion in anyway, the last few paragraphs of the book say it all/5(). Fighting for the French Foreign Legion: Memoirs of a Scottish Legionnaire by Alex Lochrie. NOOK Book (eBook) $ $ Save 36% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 36%.

I could write a book about my time in the Police but now is not the time. Although I was enjoying the challenges, dedication to the job is Brand: Pen and Sword. Memoirs of the Foreign Legion by M.M. (Maurice MAGNUS) / LAWRENCE, D.H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Memoirs of the Foreign Legion.

With an Introduction (of pp) by D. Lawrence Author (Lawrence, D. Memoirs of the Foreign Legion book M[agnes], M[aurice] Format/binding 1 vols. 8vo Book condition Used - Original black buckram.

Very good copy with nick at top of spine, but in a very nice dust jacket, spine slightly sunned Quantity available 1 Edition First edition Book Edition: First Edition. Fighting for the French Foreign Legion: Memoirs of a Scottish Legionnaire by Alex Lochrie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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In the introduction, D. Lawrence presents the author as a scoundrel and a cheat, an assessment that has had a lasting influence on Magnus's reputation.

In the Foreign Legion by ex-legionnaire Erwin Rosen, published by Duckworth London (), and Frederic Martyn's memoirs, Life in the Legion: from a Soldier's Point of View () are believed to have informed P.C.

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He writes of his deployments including serving in Desert Storm, definitely a good read, he doesn't over glorify his experience, just tells it /5(14). The author describes how he joined the French Foreign Legion, without being able to speak any French and very close to the age limit.

He takes the reader through the vigorous selection procedure, the relentless recruit regime and then elite Second Parachute Regiment's training in Corsica.

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By Robert Girardi. I was drawn to the French Foreign Legion—the subject of my new novel, Gorgeous East—for a variety of among them has to do with a foolish weakness for old things: old books full of dust, old cars barely running, old chairs that you can barely sit in, old apartment buildings (hopefully without roaches) and most of all old ideals, worn-out and preferably.

Read Books Fighting for the French Foreign Legion: Memoirs of a Scottish Legionnaire E-Book Free. MEMOIRS OF THE FOREIGN LEGION. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, First Edition. Hardcover. With a page introduction by D. Lawrence. The author, Maurice Magnus, met Lawrence in Italy after he had deserted the Legion.

If you enjoyed this book then I would recommend reading Fighting For the French Foreign Legion: Memoirs of a Scottish Legionnaire, by Alex Lochrie, the legendary book Legionnaire: Five Years in the French Foreign Legion by Simon Murray or Diary of a Legionnaire: My Life in the French Foreign Legion by Gareth s: Simon Murray was nineteen when he joined the French Foreign Legion.

Inspired by the romantic myths of Beau Geste, he found himself in the ranks of one of the world's greatest - and toughest - fighting forces.

He kept a unique diary of the hard living, harsh discipline, and the military tradition of 'March or Die' which he turned into this gripping book.4/5(3).COVID Resources.

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