TITLE

SPANISH FOREIGN LEGION Bridegrooms of Death

AUTHOR(S)
Woolman, David S.
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Military History;Feb2003, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Spain's Legion Extranjeros or the Tercio, an elite troop who fought against the Berber from 1922 to 1925 and during the Spanish civil war. Reason for Spain's creation of its own foreign legion; Response of the Berber tribesmen to Spain's annexation of the Rif Mountains in Morocco; Details on the creation of the Tercio; Background of Tercio commander Major José Millan-Astray; Result of the battle of Spain against the Rifian tribes.
ACCESSION #
8616135

 

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