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#207: Riding with the cavalry of the Republican Guard

#207: Riding with the cavalry of the Republican Guard

Nico June 9, 2021 0

Idea #207 – Visiting 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 highest

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#98 : Landing on a beach in DUKW

#98 : Landing on a beach in DUKW

Nico May 12, 2021 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 for

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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 March 4, 2021 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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#517 : Looking at a show of a french Tigre helicoptere

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

Nico February 28, 2021 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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#315 : Exploring the blockhouse STP 255 in Cherbourg

#315 : Exploring the blockhouse STP 255 in Cherbourg

Nico February 25, 2021 0

Idea #315 – Visiting the gunbattery of the Roule in Cherbourg The German Cherbourg’s fortifications count a site exceptional, made of 750 meters of underground galleries, giving access to 4 batteries and an observation

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#287 : Shooting with AK-47 with Igor in Slovakia

#287 : Shooting with AK-47 with Igor in Slovakia

Nico February 23, 2021 0

Idea #287 – Shooting with Kalashnikov AK-47 in Lozorno For several decades, Bratislava is known as a moving plate of sales and arms dealings, allowing retailers of the Balkans to sell their weapons towards

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#498 : Visiting the Black Bastion of Alexandropol in Gyumri in Arménie

#498 : Visiting the Black Bastion of Alexandropol in Gyumri in Arménie

Nico February 20, 2021 0

Idea #498 – Visiting the Black Bastion of Alexandropol in Gyumri in Arménie In 1804, Gyumri, or Gyumri, was integrated into the Russian Empire, after the Russian-Persian war. In 1837, the Russian czar Nicolas Ier made rename

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#88 : Spending white nights in St Petersburg

#88 : Spending white nights in St Petersburg

Nico February 17, 2021 0

Idea # 89 – Visiting Saint Petersburg Санкт-Петербург was the capital of Russia, from 1712 till 1917. It was founded in 1703 by czar Peter the Great, in a region competed for a long

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#563 : Going to the Christ’s baptism site in Bethanie

#563 : Going to the Christ’s baptism site in Bethanie

Nico February 16, 2021 0

Idée #563 – Going to the Christ’s baptism site in Bethanie Bethanie beyond the Jordan, in 9 km from Dead Sea, is one of two places where John the Baptist baptized, and where he

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#111 : Exploring the landing beaches of the DDAY in Normandy

#111 : Exploring the landing beaches of the DDAY in Normandy

Nico February 2, 2021 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

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#421 : Following the heroes of the Revolucion Sandinista !

#421 : Following the heroes of the Revolucion Sandinista !

Nico January 24, 2021 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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#579 : Following the path of the Pilgrims from the High-Place of the Sacrifice to Petra’s Treasury

#579 : Following the path of the Pilgrims from the High-Place of the Sacrifice to Petra’s Treasury

Nico January 14, 2021 0

Idea #579 – Following the path of the Pilgrims of the High-Place of the Sacrifice to Petra’s Treasury There are several “high-places” in Petra, which are open-air sacrificial sites, dominating the antique city. The

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#313 : Coming aboard the nuclear submarin S611

#313 : Coming aboard the nuclear submarin S611

Nico January 12, 2021 0

Idea #313 – visiting the submarine Redoutable S611 in Cherbourg The Redoutable, the nuclear-powered missile ballistic launcher submarine ( SNLE), is the first one of this type built in France, in the 60s. The

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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 December 20, 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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#519 : Visiting Paris Air Show

#519 : Visiting Paris Air Show

Nico December 14, 2020 0

Idea #519 – Visiting Paris Air Show The International fair of the aeronautics and the space of the Bourget’s airport (SIAE), more known under the name of Paris Air Show, is one of the

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