Foreign News: Death in the Mountains

In thick khaki uniforms and broad blue sashes, 508 men of the French Foreign Legion marched in full equipment to the railway yards at Sidi-bel-Abbes, Legion headquarters in Algeria, and entrained for French Morocco. Just what they were going to do when they got to Morocco only a few of the officers knew, but France does not spare her mercenaries. The Legionaries were ready to see action and face Death at the end of their trip.

They did not have to wait that long. High up through the peaks and gullies of the Atlas...

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