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This detailed, highly-illustrated study presents a unique and comprehensive collection of uniforms, insignia, and equipment used by the French Foreign Legion in Indochina from 1946 to 1956. More than 400 original pieces are shown in over 1,000 high-quality, color photographs. Over 200 rare war-era photographs of the Legion in Indochina show the vast variety of uniforms and equipment in use. Much of the information included here is presented for the first time in English. This book will become a standard reference for Foreign Legion collectors and historians.
Size: 9″ x 12″ | 1235 photos | 248 pp
ISBN13: 9780764346293 | Binding: hard cover
Passionate about the history of the Foreign Legion, Raymond Guyader was born in 1952 in Saigon (Indochina). Creator of the Uniform Legionary Museum located at the Institution Invalids Foreign Legion (Annex Museum the Foreign Legion), he is an Honorary Legionnaire 1st Class. He has devoted himself to the study of Foreign Legion uniforms and is an author on the subject in numerous journals.