FRENCH LEGIONNAIRE by Alfred Perrott-White

FRENCH LEGIONNAIRE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A personal Larrative of five years' (1930-1943) service in the Foreign Legion as experienced by an Englishman, who joined up ""purely for the adventure"". If yor're not looking for too much adventure, you will learn about life in this branch; the misconception about its members- there are few criminals and many political refugees; the fairly rigid training; the many discomforts; the inadequate medical facilities. Promoted to the top non-commissioned rank, he fought through the war, was captured by the Germans the day before Dunkirk, escaped, and went back to fight with the Legion until the end of the five year term.... No but a straight-forward account.

Pub Date: May 20th, 1951
Publisher: Caxton