Notre Dame de Paris (French for "Our Lady of Paris," meaning the church in Paris dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus), often known simply as Notre Dame in English, is a gothic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in Paris, France, with its main entrance to the west. While a major tourist destination, it is still used as a Roman Catholic cathedral (archbishopric of Pa...
One of the luxuriest restaurant in Paris, perhaps due to his location, (le Fouquet's is situated on 99, avenue des Champs-Elysées ). It's also an historic place where french resistants of WW1 were organising their meetings. Nowdays, you can meet there french actresses and actors since this typical french "brasserie" has become a very famous restaurant and hotel.
Corsairfly is an airline based in Paris, France. It is currently the second largest French airline after Air France and operates international scheduled and charter services to 62 destinations in Europe, the French overseas territories, Africa and North America. Its main base is Orly Airport, Paris.
At the beginning of 20th century Paris was surrounded by a triple circle of fortification.
The 1rst circle has now totally vanished and was standing roughly at the actual inner circle freeway.
Other 2 circles (inner and outer) are still standing and mostly occupied by army, research or official archives installations and eventually theatres.
Aerial view of Dodge City AAF while under construction in 1943.
Dodge City AAF was located 6 miles northwest of the town of Dodge City. The Army Airfield was built in 1942 for the 70,000 Pilot Training Program, to train pilots & crews of medium bombers, primarily B-25s.
Dodge City was also used during WW2 to train French aircrews.
In the Battle of Austerlitz on December 2nd 1805 the French Army (73,100 men, 139 cannons) under command of Napoleon Bonaparte fought against the Russian Army commanded by Czar Alexander I. and the Austrian Army commanded by Emperor Franz II (together 85,700 men, 278 cannons).
Casualties on French site: 1,288 dead, 6,993 wounded
Casualties on Allied site: 16,000 dead and w...
In the eastern land of Paris, just behind the new opera Bastille of the city, was the place where ended an elevated railroad unused since 1969. At the beginning of the 90s, the authorities of the city decided to transform this 4,5kms-long place in a "chain" of gardens of various styles: English, Mediterranean, Japanese, French, etc...Its name is "Promenade plantée"
Charles de Gaulle International Airport (French: Aéroport de Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), serving Paris, is one of Europe's principal aviation centers, as well as France's main international airport. It is named after Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), a French general and former president.
In the Battles of Jena and Auerstedt from October 10th to 14th 1806 the French Army (133,200 men) under command of Napoleon Bonaparte fought against the Prussian/Saxonian Army commanded by the Duke of Braunschweig (120,800 men).
Casualties on French site: 14,920
Casualties on Prussian site: 33,000
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