Foreign legion or Foreign Legion is a title which has been used by a small number of military units composed of foreign volunteers.
It usually refers to the French Foreign Legion, part of the French Army, established in 1831.
It can also refer to:
Famous quotes containing the words foreign and/or legion:
“the young men who watch us from the curbs:
They hold the glaze of wonder in their stare
Our crooked backs, hands fetid as old herbs,
The tallow eyes, wax face, the foreign hair!”
—Allen Tate (18991979)
“I am sometimes told that Women aint fit to vote. Why, dont you know that a woman had seven devils in her: and do you suppose a woman is fit to rule the nation? Seven devils aint no account; a man had a legion in him.”
—Sojourner Truth (c. 17971883)