23. Chapter – My first banane

I already told some stories about how my fellow Legionnaires did bananes. This is a story about my own very first. Once we passed our first few days in our unit and

21. Chapter – Where the hell am I

I remember very well. I just turned on the corner of the corridor at 6.57PM. Not a second later. I was even congratulating myself for the hilarious idea, that I left 3

19. Chapter – Back to St. Christol

After the BSM, we received during a small ceremony our first “brevet” and we were half on our way to complete our basic mountain course. At the end of that week, we

16. Chapter – BSM

The last week of the basic engineer training (called CP-04 – CP means practical certificate and 04 is the designation of military engineering in the French Army) wasn’t too hard. We have

15. Chapter – Instruction again

After the short holyday, I found out that some guys from my platoon were on service (guard) between Christmas and new years eve. It could have been me, but fortunately, we weren’t