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As someone who is strongly considering joining the Legion, I found this book very helpful, enlightening, and entertaining to read.

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Some of it probably is a bit over the top, but not enough to question the main thesis which is, joining the FFL is not to be taken lightly, Beau Geste is a novel and pulp at that and not the modern or even old Legion. Having been in the Legion, McGorman gives you a blunt, informative, and equally entertaining layout of what to expect if you’re even considering joining. Inafter having served four years in the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, he went to France where he signed on for a mcgroman stint with the Legion.

Sign In Register Help Cart. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. But he adds the daily, mundane, tidbits the legon can expect. Forget all your preconceptions about the French Foreign Legion.

Don’t expect Beau Geust because you will not get it. He should be glad he failed, he would never have made it. From the forced eating of raw sardines McGorman explains the how and why to the ease of saving money during an enlistment period, the FFL means business.


I would recommend this book to anyone interested in joining the Legion, or anyone who is simply curious about how the Legion operates, though some practices may be outdated since the author’s time spent there. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. This book covers everything in outstanding detail.

Get to Know Us. As a Canadian teenager, McGorman became entranced with the legendary image of the Legion. And per his advice, I think I’ll not join. Dec 06, Derek Perumean rated it really liked it Shelves: In good all round condition. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

He recounts the process of joining in, the initial probation, training period, assignation into a regiment, and overseas posting. Five stars for delivering exactly what is promised: George Serebrennikov rated it really liked it Jan 04, The book is filled with adventure and grueling misadventure from the dreaded corvee choresto being stranded in the deserts of Africa, to coming under attack during his time in Sarajevo.

Life In the French Foreign Legion by Evan, McGorman-

The Edmonton Book Store Published: M Godding Books Ltd Published: Russell Books Ltd Condition: Many of the legends you grew up with no longer apply, so whatever you’ve heard probably does foreitn reflect the reality of service today. Once graduated from basic training, Evan is assigned to the Legion’s single parachute regiment.

Based on his experiences, this book is his good-faith attempt to strip away the romance surrounding the contemporary Legion and give a true picture of service within its ranks to anybody contemplating joining. Aug 12, Bukhari rated it it was amazing.

Life in the French Foreign Legion: How to Join and What to Expect When You Get There

World of Books Ltd Condition: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 26, Noah rated it it was amazing. The author compares with his experience in the army of his country, and finds several points that he has a hard time dealing with in the FFL.


Subsequently, his narrative includes everything you’d need to know about regimental life: Don’t have a Kindle?

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dec 06, Robert rated it it was amazing Shelves: Charles Lynch rated it it was amazing May 21, Aug 22, Brian Leet rated it it was amazing. This is very much a manual for the perspective volunteer, I found it very useful.

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You will learn where to join, what to pack, what you can expect to be taken from you. He covers just about everything you need to know: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Return to Book Page. Mega Buzz Inc Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. Jansen Wee rated it liked it Aug 03, Customers who bought this item also bought. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

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