First published in 2004
Paperback edition published 2006.
1st. paperback edition.
ISBN-13 978 1 904132 91 2
Published only in paperback
THE NAKED SOLDIER by Tony Sloane - Book for sale. A true story of the FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION
Back cover blurb:
Driven to the French Foreign Legion by a need to escape and a sense of adventure, 18-year-old Tony Sloane enlisted and was selected for one of the Legion’s crack regiments. Over the next five years he became one of the few foreigners to be promoted to Corporal and to become an Instructor.
The Naked Soldier is Sloane’s fiercely honest memoir. From basic training in the south of France and Corsica to war-zone operations in Africa, Sloane describes the realities of legion life – including the alcohol-fuelled grudges, his time in the squalid prison and the adrenaline rush of the battlefield. All that mattered was his pride on the Legion, his loyalty to his regiment and a determination to survive.
Sloane’s gripping account is often shocking, but it is a unique opportunity to glimpse just what it is to be such a soldier – a real Legionnaire.
Book's condition and details:
Illustrated card bound book (PB) - used book with some very light wear - pages clean and tight - so condition somewhere between GOOD PLUS and VERY GOOD MINUS.
Weight unwrapped 223 grams
Weight wrapped for postage < 500 grams.
260 pages. 180 mm. x 110 mmm. x 25 mm.
Price: £6.50 including U.K. postage.
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