Synopses & Reviews
A model of historical research, packed with fascinating stories and characters, and enhanced with a strong narrative pace, The French Foreign Legion offers an original perspective on a fabled military organization, and an enthralling read for those interested in military and political developments of the past 150 years.
Resoundingly acclaimed, this brilliantly detailed historical account vividly presents the famed fighting force.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
About the Author
Douglas Porch is a professor of national security affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.