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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2012 9:19 p.m. PST

Many movies and books about that famous warriors.
But here you can see the real ones in this superb photos.
Take note about how and where they sleep, eat and healed their wounds

PDF link

Even that the text is in french, if you love all about the legion you are going to enjoy those images from 100 years ago.

Amicalement
Armand

MajorB28 Jun 2012 1:33 a.m. PST

Oh, you mean the French FOREIGN Legion.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2012 10:52 a.m. PST

Of course.
They are THE legion…!. (smile).

Amicalement
Armand

MajorB28 Jun 2012 11:05 a.m. PST

They are THE legion…!. (smile).

Actually, I would say the Romans had THE legions.

21eRegt28 Jun 2012 3:43 p.m. PST

Respectfully, when I saw the subject line I immediately thought of the French Foreign Legion. Rome had their legions, Lauzun had a legion, but when you say "The Legion" there can be only one.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2012 8:36 p.m. PST

More than confused from my part to put one thread about the Roman legions in the nineteenth century Board! (smile).
Not mention French Wagaming.

But apart from this, for those who loves the legion (french) this is an interesting Archaeology link which shows the most famous legion fort.

trailquestarchaeology.com

Don't miss the themes in the right column.

Hope you enjoy!.

Amicalement
Armand

Patrice Inactive Member30 Jun 2012 10:58 a.m. PST

Interesting how people in foreign countries are interested in the French Foreign Legion, while most French people, although respectful for the Legion, are not very interested in it.

Perhaps because Legion soldiers are foreigners!

…except some of those who registered as "Belgians", of course :)

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2012 11:32 a.m. PST

You are right Patrice.

Amicalement
Armand

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