Appreciate the Review Jeff.
Always enjoyed reading obscure History like this. 👍
Rendezvous with Death: The Americans Who Joined the Foreign Legion in 1914 to Fight for France and for Civilization
by David Hanna
Hardcover in dustjacket, 332 pages
Published by Regnery History June 2016
Dimensions: 6.0 x 1.1 x 9.0 inches
The French Foreign Legion is one of the more storied of the world’s military formations. In the Legion a man can make a fresh start regardless of his past – in exchange for the promise of military service to France a new identity is created. The Legion is famous for attracting men looking for a fresh start for themselves or to forget past mistakes. The men in this book did not join the Legion for the typical reasons.
Rendezvous with Death is the story of a group of Americans living in Paris at the beginning of the Great War in 1914. Idealism is what…
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