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.
|Published (Last):||13 February 2010|
|PDF File Size:||11.53 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||20.93 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
No trivia or quizzes yet. Life in the French Foreign Legion: Evan McGorman explains in detail how to apply to get into this elite corps, what to expect if accepted, and how to make the most of the experience.
This was all based on experience in the early 90s so things might have changed then.
Today, the Legion is as contemporary an infantry and light-armoured corps as you will find anywhere while still upholding the conventions that made it what it is.
Dec 06, Robert rated it it was amazing Shelves: You will learn where to join, what to pack, what you can expect to be taken from mcgornan.
He recounts the process of joining in, the initial probation, training period, assignation into a regiment, and overseas posting.
Includes desertion tips in case you change your mind. Provide feedback about this page. Refresh and try again. New recruits pine for the mcgormn and adventure but find desertion an appealing option when day after day a mop and broom are consistently thrust into their hands.
Popularity Popularity Featured Price: He currently resides in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. Thus, some of the wild rumors and gossip stories about the FFL are not necessarily untrue, however the action and adventure many new recruits expect are often in short supply. Dec 06, Derek Perumean rated it really liked it Shelves: He talks of his internal struggles and how he successfully completed his contract and how he was impressed that on the very last day that the commandant came out to meet each member for the last time and to offer them a final chance to stay.
Some of it probably is a bit over the top, but not enough to question the main thesis which is, joining the FFL is not to be taken mcgormna, Beau Geste is a novel and pulp at that and not the modern or even old Legion. Life in the French Foreign Legion strips the veil of mystery from one of the world’s most secretive and misunderstood military organizations.
The author just does an outstanding job. English Choose a language for shopping. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. He discusses every aspect mcgormna Legion life including the pros and cons of desertion. Mar 08, Tom rated it really liked it.
Similar authors to follow
East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The mcgormsn 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.
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. And after reading mcforman I’d also want to give up french fries, french toast, french literature.
Don’t expect Beau Geust because you will not get it. Please try again later.
Life in the French Foreign Legion – Evan McGorman – Google Books
Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Write a customer review. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Hey, you never know. Please try your request again later. The author seems very trustworth As someone who is strongly considering joining the Legion, I found this book very helpful, enlightening, and entertaining to read.
As someone who is strongly considering joining the Legion, I found this book very helpful, enlightening, and entertaining to read. Learn more at Author Central. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. If one cannot jog for miles on end then one should refrain from even daydreaming about a gig with the French Foreign Legion.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. The only book of its mcgoman. Withoutabox Submit mcgormxn Film Festivals. When one first enlists the only personal items the FFL allows them to keep are just a few things: He details the basic training and goes through the rank structure and the makeup of the various divisions within Evan McGorman spent 5 years with the French Foreign Legion.
Brian rated it it was amazing Nov 17, But, he also says it was the experience of a lifetime.
Evan McGorman (Author of Life in the French Foreign Legion)
From the forced eating of raw sardines McGorman explains the how and why to the ease of saving money during an enlistment period, the FFL means business. InEvan McGorman read a magazine article about the French Foreign Legion and was amazed to discover it still existed. Trivia About Life in the Frenc Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He also, perhaps, most importantly, takes the time to tell you everything the mcgomran seeking to join the Legion would want, or need to know, and even provides some tips on how to keep in line and enjoy yourself.
Svan graduated from basic training, Evan is evn to the Legion’s single parachute regiment. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Much of the book is dedicated to his experiences in those places.