Evan McGorman is the author of Life in the French Foreign Legion ( avg rating, ratings, 13 reviews, published ). Life in the French Foreign Legion: How to Join and What to Expect When You Get There. Evan McGorman. from: $ Top of Page. My Account · Billing. Evan McGorman. In , Evan McGorman read a magazine article about the French Foreign Legion and was amazed to discover it still existed. For the next six.

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One definite truism beyond everything else: Paperbackpages. As a youngster, or even as an adult, did you ever fantasize about leaving it all behind by running away with a cloth sack tied to the end of a stick to join the French Foreign Legion, be posted to an isolated fortress outpost in the Saharan desert, and fight Arab hordes alongside Beau Geste Gary Cooper?

The author seems very trustworthy, in that he doesn’t make unbelievable claims and seems very genuine about his time spent in the Legion and how he feels about his service there.

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

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Thus, some of the wild rumors and gossip stories about the FFL are not necessarily untrue, however the action and adventure many new recruits expect are often in short supply. Explore the Home Gift Guide. But, he also says it was the experience of a lifetime. This is very much a manual for the perspective volunteer, I found it very useful. Martin Alexander rated it it was amazing Jan 01, There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


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Evan McGorman explains in detail how to apply to get into this elite corps, what to expect if accepted, and how to make the most of the experience.

Knowing little about the FFL, curiosity pulled me to this book and I couldn’t have found evab better initiation into the world. He discusses every aspect of Legion life including the pros and cons of desertion. McGorman begins his narrative where it logically should, i.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. As a Canadian teenager, McGorman became entranced with the legendary image of the Legion. Nikg rated it liked it Dec 18, This is definitely in the list of required reading for anyone interested in the FFL or thinking about the joining the FFL. Available for download now. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Plus there are also inane french customs that would foster a lot of ennui and ressentiment. Learn more about Amazon Prime. He details the basic training and goes through the rank structure and the makeup of the various divisions within the Legion.