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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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Based on his experiences, this book is his rvan attempt to strip away the romance surrounding the contemporary Legion and give a true picture of service within its ranks to anybody contemplating joining.

Goodreads helps mcgroman keep track of books you want to read. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. 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.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Charles Sloden rated it it was amazing Oct 12, I find it to be honest, very informative one of their main songs is about blood sausage which they sing before eating every dayhumorous and rather detailed. Very enjoyable and I’m very grateful that the author took the time to write down his experiences and give insight and advice to those considering.

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

Get to Know Us. English Choose a language for shopping. Life in the French Foreign Legion: This book covers everything in outstanding detail. The author details all of the steps of becoming a legionaire, the monotony of “corvee” or cleaning duty. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read saving…. It was nice to have someone pull back the curtain and give you a look at what goes on rather than just another history book.

Forget all your preconceptions about the French Foreign Legion.

Overall, I found it hard to put down Though I was often forced to. He should be glad he failed, he would never have made it. Published January 1st by Hellgate Press first published December 1st Return to Book Page.

Life in the French Foreign Legion strips the veil of mystery from one of the world’s most secretive and misunderstood military organizations. AmazonGlobal Ship Eva Internationally.

Yeah, it still exists, and McGorman brings it all in this interesting and well organized book. He recounts the process of joining in, the initial probation, training period, assignation into a regiment, and overseas posting.

Once graduated from basic training, Evan is assigned to the Legion’s single parachute regiment. Just stay home and play Memoir ’44 or Call of Duty instead. Present-day circumstances have relegated the Legion to more of the role of a peace-time army, but it still finds itself responding to the occasional crisis in Africa and around the world. Legion of the Lost: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Showing of reviews. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.


Author had a nice style that made it easy to read and very enjoyable. Life in the French Foreign Legion. Read more Read less. This is definitely in the list of required reading for anyone interested in the FFL or thinking about the joining the FFL. You follow the author from his initial consideration to join at home, until some time after he left his service after his initial 5 year contract. It seems more like daycare for soldiers than actual military life: Yes, it still does indeed offer protection for certain lamsters too.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Inafter having served four years in the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, he went to France where he signed on for a five-year stint with the Legion.

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. Customers who bought this item also bought. Read reviews that mention foreign legion french foreign beau geste well written life in the ffl want to know life in the french evan mcgorman day to day basic training really enjoyed year contract recommend this book read this book great read great book really good must read need to know kepi blanc.

InEvan McGorman read a magazine article about the French Foreign Legion and was amazed to discover it still existed.