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Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870-1935

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Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870-1935 - Windrow, Martin
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The gripping true story of the French Foreign Legion in the Sahara. Ever since the 1920s the popular legend of the French Foreign Legion has been formed by P.C. Wren's novel BEAU GESTE - a world of remote forts, warrior tribes, and desperate men of all nationalities enlisting under pseudonyms to fight and die under the desert sun. As with all cliches, the reality is far richer and more surprising than this. In this book Martin Windrow describes desert battles and famous last stands in gripping detail - but he also shows ...

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Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870-1935 2011, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780753828564

Paperback

Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870-1935 2011, George Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780297852131

Hardcover