The last legion

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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 200 (January 2005), p. 48-53

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As the Roman Empire collapsed in the 5th century, so did the reputation of the Roman legion - the powerhouse of the Roman war machine. Or did it? Ross Cowan tracks down the very last legion and reveals a story in which it fought to the death against the rising power of Islam