Legion of the Lost: The True Experience of An American in the French Foreign Legion
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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Title Page Copyright Page Dedication PREFACE
FORT DE NOGENT
THE FARM Chapter 5 CASTELNAUDARY
QUARTIER VIÉNOT Chapter 12 EARLS COURT
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