Legionnaire: Five Years in the French Foreign Legion

Category: Historical
Author: Simon Murray
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by avn2109   2017-08-19
>> "What do you do if they sort of do what they're told, but not really putting any effort into it?"

You transfer them to some variant of a penal battalion. Simon Murray has a good description of this (from the French Foreign Legion) in [0]. During his stint in the Legion, the generic punishment was having to run around carrying heavy rocks in a backpack that has wire straps, coupled with sleep deprivation. It sounds unpleasant.

[0] https://www.amazon.com/Legionnaire-Years-French-Foreign-Legi...