Clemens Lamping and M. A. de France Two Accounts of the Conflicts in North Africa During the 19th Century An account of the early days of the Legion in North Africa
The 18th and 19th centuries saw a significant acceleration in colonisation as the European powers scrambled to take over underdeveloped co..
Frederic Martyn The Experiences of a British Volunteer in the French Foreign Legion in the Late 19th Century On campaign under the tricolour
This is an essential book for all those interested in the French Foreign Legion because it is a brilliant first hand account written by an English ‘gentleman volunte..
The Experiences of a Journalist Who Joined the French Foreign Legion in North Africa at the Turn of the 20th Century The desert and the kepi blanc
The young author of this book thought he knew something of military life. He had served with American forces during the Spanish-American War, but by 1904 he was out of..
Jean Joseph Gustave Cler Reminiscences of an Officer of Zouaves—the 2nd Zouaves of the Second Empire on Campaign in North Africa and the Crimean War 'Of the soldiers of the world—the Zouaves are the first and bravest'
This is a rare and unusual account compiled principally from the writings of Cler, who became a General of the French Army and w..