The Barbarians, published in 1935 in Dime Adventure Magazine

“The Barbarians”
by L. Ron Hubbard

Publication date: December 1935

Original publication: Dime Adventure Magazine

Genre: Military & War

Story description: A Legionnaire’s philosophical view of the nature of war changes after avenging his comrade’s killers by flying into the maw of death and beheading a Berber chief.

Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the title Hell’s Legionnaire.