In the early 50s
Indochina was at the focal point of the Foreign Legion, at the end
of the decade, then in North Africa: The Algerian War
bound all the forces and Volker Lordick was in the middle.
As barely eighteen he had escaped from home
and joined the Foreign Legion. There he experienced
the downfall of French
North Africa up close and fought between 1959
and 1964 as legionnaire for a lost cause.
In this book he tells what really happened during the
War. Authentic, exciting, relentless,
an insider's report on the operations and experiences of
the Foreign Legion during the years of the Algerian War:
A must for any history buff.
Illustrations: 54 b / w photos & 19 color images
Format: 170mm x 240mm