Voices of the Foreign Legion
The French Foreign Legion has gained a reputation as one of the most formidable of military institutions. Accepting volunteers from all parts of the globe, the Legion has acquired an aura of mystery – and a less than enviable reputation for brutality within its ranks. Voices of the Foreign Legion considers how recruits are selected and trained, where they come from and why they seek a life of hardship and danger.
This is the real story of the Legion, featuring many, superb first-
'Voices of the Foreign Legion is a profound, life-
'These compelling stories of the Foreign Legion, sometimes brutal, are imprinted on the page. It is impossible to remain unmoved.'
'Gilbert's book is characterized by the original testimonies of the legionaries. Interesting reading, and not just for enthusiasts.'