French Foreign Legion

French Foreign Legion

Infantry and Cavalry since 1945

Men-at-Arms 300
  • Author: Martin Windrow
  • Illustrator: Mike Chappell
  • Short code: MAA 300
  • Publication Date: 15 Nov 1996
  • Number of Pages: 64
Users in the USA and Canada please select your location at the top of this page to see prices in your currency. Users in the UK and the Rest of the World will be billed in GBP.

Availability: In stock

Please tick the formats you would like to buy:

Paperback
9781855326217
$17.95
eBook (ePub)
9781472805294
$14.36
eBook (PDF)
9781846037238
$14.36
Bundle Offer! Choose a print and eBook format above and get 25% off both!
About our eBooks

About this Product

Men of action and elite soldiers with a young and dynamic spirit, the French Foreign Legion are capable of doing their duty anywhere anytime. Martin Windrow's superb text examines the history of this famous force from the end of the Second World War onward. This first class addition to the Men-at-Arms series not only contains the usual wealth of accompanying photographs and illustrations, including eight full page colour plates by Mike Chappell, but is extended by a further 16 pages, allowing the author to display the full range of his expert knowledge, including 11 pages devoted to uniforms.

Biographical Note

Martin Windrow is series editor at Osprey and an authority on the post-war French army, particularly the Foreign Legion. He is the author of the very successful Men-at-Arms 300: French Foreign Legion since1945, Men-at-Arms 322: The French War in Indochina 1946-54 and the critically acclaimed The Last Valley: Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam (2004). Mike Chappell comes from an Aldershot family with British Army connections stretching back several generations. He enlisted as a teenage private in the Royal Hampshire Regiment in 1952 and retired in 1974, as RSM of the 1st Battalion The Wessex Regiment (Rifle Volunteers), after seeing service in Malaya, Cyprus, Swaziland, Libya, Germany, Ulster and home garrisons. He began painting military subjects in 1968 and since then has gained worldwide popularity as a military illustrator. Mike has also written and illustrated many books in the Osprey Military list.

Contents

The Legion in 1945 Indochina 1946-54 Morocco 1945-57 Algeria 1954-62 The Diaspora The Plates

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Close