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Osprey Men-at-Arms 17 : The French Foreign Legion

This book investigates the uniform, equipment, history and organisation of the French Foreign Legion, from its service in the Spanish Carlist War of 1835-88 to World War 2 and beyond. The Crimea, the Sudan, World War 1 and the Indo-China war are all covered. Uniforms are shown in full colour artwork. Text by Martin Windrow with illustrations by Michael Roffe.

    Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Old Legion
  • Spain and the Carlist War 1835-38
  • Algeria 1837-54
  • The Crimea 1854-56
  • The Reduction of Kabylia
  • Italy 1859
  • Mexico 1863-67
  • France and Algeria 1867-82
  • Indo-China 1883-95
  • Dahomey and the Sudan 1892
  • Madagascar 1895
  • North Africa 1890-1914
  • The First World War
  • Africa 1918-39
  • Syria
  • The Second World War
  • Indo-China 1941-54
  • Algeria
  • The Legion Today
  • Colour Plate Commentary

 

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