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centurions kindle Les Centurions MOBIHis autobiography Larteguy writes that he got the name of the book from when he was traveling with the Foreign Legion in the Sahara and came across an old Roman column at an oasis Inscribed on the column from years before was Titus Caius Germanicus centurion of the Xth Legion and underneath it from a recent time Friedrich Germanicus of the st REP French Paratroop RegimentThe story begins in May with the defeat of the French army at Dien Bien Phu The Vietnamese vic.

His autobiography Larteguy writes that he got the name of the book from when he was traveling with the Foreign Legion in the Sahara and came across an old Roman column at an oasis Inscribed on the column from years before was Titus Caius Germanicus centurion of the Xth Legion and underneath it from a recent time Friedrich Germanicus of the st REP French Paratroop RegimentThe story begins in May with the defeat of the French army at Dien Bien Phu The Vietnamese vic.

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➜ [KINDLE] ❆ Les Centurions By Jean Lartéguy ➦ – Gigonog.me This is Jean Larteguy's most famous book that garnered international acclaim and sold millions of copies It was also the basis for the movie The Lost Command starring Anthony uinn In his autobiography[KINDLE] Les Centurions By Jean Lartéguy Gigonog.me This is Jean Larteguy's most famous book that garnered international acclaim and sold millions of copies It was also the basis for the movie The Lost Command starring Anthony uinn In his autobiography This is Jean Larteguy's most famous book that garnered international acclaim and sold millions of copies It was also the basis for the movie The Lost Command starring Anthony uinn In.

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Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ Lartéguy was born into what he called one of those families of poor mountain peasants whose names are found inscribed on war memorials but not in history books Both his father and uncle had served in the First World War With his country conuered by the Germans Lartéguy escaped from France into Spain in March He remained there for nine months and spent time in a Francoist jail before j.

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  1. Trish Trish says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBIHow many times has the story recounted in this classic novel about war been writ in the history of mankind Ask our soldiers to find a way to save the nation and they do only to be blamed for their actions in the end The thing about violence is that it destroys the actor and the acted upon There is no safe placePenguin Classics has just reissued this title with a Foreword by Robert D Kaplan revised from a 2007 article in The Atlantic called Rereading Vietnam In his Foreword Kaplan brings Lartéguy's work up to date relating it to Ira Inextreme and difficult situati


  2. Jim Coughenour Jim Coughenour says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBIAccording to Wikipedia The Centurions was one of the most popular novels in France in the 1960s and its author partly responsible for a revival of novel reading in France where at the time 38% of adults had never read a book I'd never heard of it until prompted by


  3. Corto Corto says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBIA complex and cerebral bookIt can be viewed as a thinly disguised polemic on counterinsurgency an anti communist screed or the wine of sour grapes by an Imperialist bitterly lamenting the loss of his possessionsAnd there’s sex Lots and lots of sex In fact it seems that part of Larteguy’s anger over the loss of Indochina and Algeria is a lament for the loss of exotic fleshpots Larteguy voices several times over the moral superiorit


  4. Sigrid Weidenweber Sigrid Weidenweber says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBII do not recommend books very often Having read all my life I am difficult to please As an author I am also a harsh critic however this book demands that it is recommended to readersThe writing its style the content and psychological explanations of character are excellentThis description of the French war in Indochina deserves to be read in all college history classes as does the account of the war in Algeria


  5. Brian Brian says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBIThis is a book about soldiers but not so much about war It's a treatise on class race communism and colonialism as told through the experience of French paratroopers in Indochina and Algeria Female readers may object some because many the female characters are judged as lusty unfaithful or both while the same characteristics in the men is portrayed as simply understa


  6. David David says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBIAn excellent book which gives a good understanding of the French military mindset during the First Vietnam War I recommend it to my students at Glasgow University as a 'must read' for American History Vietnam studiesI read this book as a young Parachute Regiment officer and have remembered its lessons to this day as they have been applicable to all subseuent wars


  7. Pat Dugan Pat Dugan says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBIThis book was ONE of the main books that inspired me to join the Marine Corps and helped me so much in Vietnam I have this book in my library and consider it a treasure


  8. John John says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBIIf anyone in the Johnson or Bush administrations had ever read The Centurions by Jean Lartéguy they might never have ventured into Southeast Asia or the Middle East In both cases France went there first and failed first before the United States did The intro to the Penguin edition of The Centurions lets us know that by now you'll find copies of this superb novel on the desks of many prominent soldiers including Generals David Petraeus and Stanley McChrystal who showed such competence whatever else happened to them later in their superintendence of the wars in Ira and Afghanistan respective


  9. Paul O& Paul O& says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBISo this is the book that got Frenchmen reading again Telling A notorious read if there ever was one Well known for being on the short list of David Petraeus' favorite books as well as providing literary justification for torture rape and murder by military forces in order to combat against the western world's new enemies In broad strokes the story surrounds the educational process a group of French officers undergo while held prisoner by communists in Vietnam There they learn that conventional warfare is insufficie


  10. Διόνυσος Ελευθέριος Διόνυσος Ελευθέριος says:

    Paperback ´ Les Centurions MOBI ¼ centurions kindle, Les Centurions MOBIJean Lartéguy’s The Centurions seems to me to be centered around two basic things 1 the threat posed by a global communism in its various forms and 2 soldiers The former is necessarily tied to a time and place in history the latter appears to be timeless The former coincides with the demise of European attempts to colonize the entire wor


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