In this worthy addition to the Men-at-Arms series, Martin Windrow examines the history and uniforms of the French Foreign Legion from the start of the First World War to the end of the Second World War. The author's knowledgeable text covers such topics as a comprehensive battle history of the Legion on the Western Front 1914-18, the colonial campaigns in Morocco, Syria and Indochina, the Battle of France and campaign in Tunisia. This volume is splendidly illustrated throughout, containing a wealth of contemporary photographs and eight full page colour plates by Mike Chappell.
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Table of Contents
French Foreign Legion 1914-1945 · The Western Front 1914-18 · Colonial Campaigns 1914-1939 · Campaigns 1940-42 · Campaigns 1943-45 · Bibliography · The Plates