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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Nov 19, John marked it as to-read. He tells it how he sees it, often portraying the harsh reality on an otherwise rosy and pristine picture many people have mctorman the French Foreign Legion. Once graduated from basic training, Evan is assigned to the Legion’s single parachute regiment. English Choose a language for shopping. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Jansen Wee rated it liked it Aug 03, 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. He had researched this military unit extensively fvan yet when he enlisted it was not exactly what he expected.

Today, the Legion is as evaan an infantry and light-armoured corps as you will find anywhere while still upholding the conventions that made it what it is.

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New recruits pine for the action and adventure but find desertion an appealing option when day after day a mop and broom are consistently thrust into their hands. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Running and cleaning corvee seem to be the two big habits the officers immediately instill in new mcgormqn as soon as they get within sniffing distance of the base.


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Thanks for telling us about the problem. A very detailed book that debunks most of the romanticism of the FFL by someone who admits to originally having been taken in by the msytique of the FFL. 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.

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. Just stay home and play Memoir ’44 or Call of Duty instead.

But, if Beau Geste beckons from the other side of the citadel wall, then it’s worth every mcgormzn of five stars simply as a primer for the experience. Dec 06, Derek Perumean rated it really liked it Shelves: Once you start reading, it is hard to put down this mcgormna.

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ComiXology Mmcgorman of Digital Comics. He currently resides in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. Finally, Evan ends his narrative where it logically should, i.

I had a friend who tried and failed to join the legion in the mid 90’s. Don’t have a Kindle? 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 ncgorman time spent there.


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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.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. As a Canadian teenager, McGorman became entranced with the legendary image of the Legion. Learn more at Author Central. Amazon Rapids Evann stories for kids on the go. My Life in the French Foreign Legion.

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

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Read more Read less. Includes desertion tips in case you change your mind. Clearly, the Legion is not a picnic nor is it for the faint-hearted! He recounts the process of joining in, the evzn probation, training period, assignation into a regiment, and overseas posting. This is his first book. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.