French Foreign Legion 1914-1945

French Foreign Legion 1914-1945

by Martin Windrow, Mike Chappell
     
 


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,…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855327610
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
50
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

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Meet the Author


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 several Osprey books, including MAA 322 The French War in Indochina 1946-54.

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