By: Szajkowski, Zosa.

Price: $70.00 USD

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Book Condition: Very Good+

280 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H) - dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board. B&w illustrations. Contents: The World Forgetting, by the World Forgotten; Their Heroism Lies in Their Suffering; We are French Soldiers but Not French Citizens; The Legions Works, the Legions Gets No Pay!; The Right to Plunder; Jews Among the Old-Time Legionnaires; Volunteers for the Defense of France; Engage pour la Gamelle; The Revolt of Carency; Union Sacre in an Atmosphere of War-Time Antisemitism; Americans in the French Foreign Legion; In the Atmosphere of Munich; Again in the Foreign Legion; Forced Volunteers; Demobilization for the Antechambers of Death Camps; In North Africa - "This Hostile Place with a Perfumed Name"; Building the Trans-Saharian Railroad; A Most Atrocious Camp; North Africa Liberated - Internees Punished for Hoisting the American Flag; Suffering and Death After the Liberation; Join the Foreign Legion or Go to Prison; The World Will Never Understand; The Joint Commission on Political Prisoners and Refugees; Anything Which Might Offend French Susceptibilities Has Been Omitted; Volunteers Forced Not to Fight; "Incredible" Politics of Compromise; Postscript; Appendix; Notes; Sources; Index. Minor soiling to front endpapers, previous owners small stamp on front pastedown, minor edge wear, minor rubbing.


Author Name: Szajkowski, Zosa.

Categories: Military - General, Military - Regiments, Military - World War II,

Publisher: New York, KTAV Publishing House: 1975

ISBN Number: 0870682709

ISBN Number 13: 9780870682704

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 16888

Keywords: French Foreign Legion, Jews, Jewish, Legionnaires, Carency, Union Sacre, Antisemitism, Americans, Munich, Death Camps, North Africa, Trans-Saharian Railroad, Liberation, Political prisoners, Refugees, Soldiers, World War II, Persecution, Etrangere.,