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# 109: Blind Diving on a wreck of war

# 109: Blind Diving on a wreck of war

Nico March 27, 2020 0

Idea # 109 – Blind Diving in the Channel, on Harpagas wreck The dives in the English Channel are pretty epic or heroic : in the summer, if the weather is bearable (water at 16

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#35 : Taking place in the military parade of the 14h of July 2000

#35 : Taking place in the military parade of the 14h of July 2000

Nico March 22, 2020 0

Idea #35 – Taking place in the military parade of the 14h of July 2000 The military parade of July 14th is a military parade organized every year since 1880 in Paris on the

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# 207: Riding with the cavalry of the Republican Guard

# 207: Riding with the cavalry of the Republican Guard

Nico March 21, 2020 0

Idea # 207 – Visit the cavalry barracks of the Republican Guard in Paris The Republican Guard is an entity of the gendarmerie that carries out tasks honor and security the benefit of the

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#51 – Watching the ceremony of “passation du drapeau” at  l’Ecole polytechnique

#51 – Watching the ceremony of “passation du drapeau” at l’Ecole polytechnique

Nico March 5, 2020 0

Idea #51 – Watching the ceremony of “passation du drapeau” at  l’Ecole polytechnique The Ecole polytechnique’s traditions were born during the militarization of the School by Napoleon Ier, in 1804. These various traditions structure

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#316: Visiting the towers of the safest harbour of the Kingdom

#316: Visiting the towers of the safest harbour of the Kingdom

Nico February 28, 2020 0

Idea #316 – visiting the Vauban’s fortifications of la Hougue The first one is continental and the second built on an island, both towers of Hougue and Tatihou are raised as two stony sentinels,

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# 238: Observing evidence of the Kosovo’s war

# 238: Observing evidence of the Kosovo’s war

Nico February 12, 2020 0

Idea # 238 – Evidence of war in Kosovo In 1997, the Kosovo Liberation Army known under its initials UÇK (in Albanian Ushtria Çlirimtare e Kosovës and in Serbian Oslobodilacka Vojska Kosova) took advantage

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#421 : Following the heroes of the Revolucion Sandinista !

#421 : Following the heroes of the Revolucion Sandinista !

Nico February 5, 2020 0

Idea #421 – Visiting the Revolution Museum of Leon in Nicaragua The contemporary history of Nicaragua is marked by prolonged periods of dictatorship and military interventions of the United States, defending economic interests, aiming

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#456 : Driving a russian army MTLB-U vehicule

#456 : Driving a russian army MTLB-U vehicule

Nico February 3, 2020 0

Idea #456 – Driving a russian army MTLB-U vehicule The MT-LB (russian : Многоцелевой Тягач Лёгкий Бронированный, Mnogotselevoy Tyagach Lekhko Bronirovannyi)The MT-LB is an armored multi-purpose and amphibian Soviet troops vehicle. It is based on

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# 111: On the landing beaches of Normandy

# 111: On the landing beaches of Normandy

Nico December 31, 2019 0

Idea # 111 – Making a tour and diving on the landing beaches of June 6, 1944 At midnight on June 6, combat lights at both ends of the battlefield, on the right bank of the

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#590 : Exploring the longest section of the Atlantic wall in Raversijde in Ostend in Belgium

#590 : Exploring the longest section of the Atlantic wall in Raversijde in Ostend in Belgium

Nico December 23, 2019 0

Idea #590 – Exploring the longest section of the Atlantic wall in Raversijde in Ostend in Belgium Recognized unanimously by the historians, the section of the Atlantic wall of Raversijde (Ostend) is one of

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# 144: Crossing the Green Line in Nicosia

# 144: Crossing the Green Line in Nicosia

Nico December 23, 2019 0

Idea # 144 – Crossing the border of Nicosia, the last divided capital Since July, 1974, Cyprus is cut in two by a demarcation line, called “ green line ” (or ” line Attila

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#518 – Looking at a demo flight of French Rafale

#518 – Looking at a demo flight of French Rafale

Nico December 22, 2019 0

Idea #518 – Looking at a demo flight of French Rafale At the end of 1970s, the French army express a need for a new versatile fight aircraft, intended to be developped with West

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# 98: Landing on a beach in DUKW

# 98: Landing on a beach in DUKW

Nico December 8, 2019 0

Idea # 98 – A crossing on a motorized barge Normandy landing The DUKW is an amphibious vehicle, designed in 1941, by the American Army. He soon took nickname duck . It was used

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#517 : Looking at a show of a french Tigre helicoptere

#517 : Looking at a show of a french Tigre helicoptere

Nico December 7, 2019 0

Idea #517 – Looking at a show of a french Tigre helicoptere The first French-German discussions about the armed “Tigre” helicoptere took place in 1975. In 1984, the German and French governments defined their

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#479 : Driving an amphibian  armoured vehicle of the soviet army

#479 : Driving an amphibian armoured vehicle of the soviet army

Nico November 7, 2019 0

Idea #479 – Driving an amphibian  armoured vehicle of the soviet army The GSP-55 (Гусеничный самоходный паром) is a Soviet amphibian vehicle with aquatic functions, allowing to transport military heavy vehicles. The GSP-55 was introduced from 1959

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