The legion of heretics

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History Today
Vol. 41, no. 7 (July 1991), p. 21-27

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'The Legion will never be divided' - but the conflict of loyalties between Vichy and Free France came close to tarnishing the swashbuckling 'Beau Geste' image for which the French Foreign Legion had become legendary. Douglas Porch chronicles the bad blood under the white kepi and its aftermath