By Martin Windrow
This quantity covers the vintage 'Beau Geste' interval, of the French overseas Legion whilst the corps was once elevated throughout the such a lot dynamic years of French imperial enlargement. Legion battalions fought within the deserts and mountains of southern Algeria and Morocco, in addition to within the jungles of North Vietnam, West Africa and Madagascar. Their assorted uniforms and equipments for every interval and theatre are illustrated and tested. Written by way of a number one professional at the French international Legion, it is a vibrant creation to the interval whilst the Legion solid their mythical struggling with recognition.