Legion of the Lost: The True Experience of An American in the French Foreign Legion (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 1, 2006 - History - 256 pages
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The son of underpaid Mexican immigrants, Jaime earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue. But at twenty-three, he was disillusioned with the corporate fast track. So he became an outcast American in a hard-bitten group of recruits-men on the run from their pasts, men without hope: He joined the French Foreign Legion.

From the Legion's notoriously brutal training to Salazar's fierce competitiveness, ultimate disillusionment and dramatic desertion, Legion of the Lost is a compelling, firsthand account of today's French Foreign Legion that will dispel myths while adding to the legend of the finest trained army of warriors the world has ever known.
  

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

Somewhat disappointing read. I was hoping for more action, but it focuses almost entirely on his decision to join and then the training. I think he could have used a stronger editor. Read full review

Review: Legion of the Lost: The True Experience of An American in the French Foreign Legion

User Review  - Goodreads

Somewhat disappointing read. I was hoping for more action, but it focuses almost entirely on his decision to join and then the training. I think he could have used a stronger editor. Read full review

Contents

Montpellier
LONDON
VALLOIRE
PARIS
QUARTIER VIÉNOT Chapter 12 EARLS COURT
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Jaime Salazar has an advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He works in the Oil & Gas sector. "Legion of the Lost" is his first book.

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