French Foreign Legion

Infantry and Cavalry since 1945

French Foreign Legion cover

French Foreign Legion

Infantry and Cavalry since 1945

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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.

Table of Contents

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

Product details

Published 15 Nov 1996
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781855326217
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 300
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Mike Chappell

MIKE CHAPPELL comes from an Aldershot family with…

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