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|The Breguet 761/763/765 were a family of 1940s and 1950s French double-deck transport aircraft produced by Breguet. The aircraft were normally called the Deux-Ponts (Double-Decker) but it was not an official name.|
The Breguet 765 Sahara is a French military transport version of the Breguet 763 Deux-Ponts aircraft. The Breguet 765 Sahara is a four-engined mid-wing cantilever monop...
|This original restaurant stands in an old "Breguet-2-Ponts" plane (a 2 stories plane) which flew daily in the 50's between Paris, Marseille and Alger.|
A very nice traditional french cooking place located in S-E of Paris at Fontenay-Trésigny (halfway between Disneyland and Vaux-le-Vicomte).
|Charles de Gaulle (R91) is the only serving French aircraft carrier and is the flagship of the French Navy (Marine Nationale). She is the tenth French aircraft carrier, the first French nuclear-powered surface vessel, and the first nuclear-powered carrier built outside of the United States Navy. She is named after the French statesman and general, Charles de Gaulle. ||10/03/2007||831|
|Atlantic was built during WW2 as a satellite airfield for MCAS Cherry Point. The Navy acquired 1,470 acres of land in early 1942, and construction commenced later that year.|
The 1st aircraft reportedly arrived at Atlantic in 1943 [but that is contradicted by the 1942 photos above], the Douglas SDB Dauntless dive bombers of VMSB-341, followed shortly by VMSB-342.
|The Patrouille Acrobatique de France ("French Acrobatic Patrol") commonly referred to as Patrouille de France and sometimes abbreviated as PAF, is the precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force. Originating in 1931, it is one of the world's oldest and best demostration team. Pilots currently fly the Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet.|
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|A 1945 Navy aerial view of Charlestown|
In 1942, the site of the Atlantic Airport was reused by the Navy to construct Charlestown NAAS, a satellite airfield for Quonset Point NAS. Charlestown was used to train night fighter squadrons, and also was the home of the Navy Air Navigation Project, which developed & tested navigation aids & traffic control systems.
|The Patrouille Acrobatique de France, also known as the Patrouille de France or PAF, is the precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force. Originating in 1931, it is the world's oldest and one of the most skilled demonstration teams. Pilots currently fly the Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet.|
|The Mistral (L9013) is an amphibious assault ship of the French Navy, the fourth vessel to bear the name, and lead ship of her class. |
She is capable of deploying 16 NH90 or Tigre, or 35 Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopters, four landing barges or two LCAC, and 70 vehicles, including 13-tank Leclerc battalion, with up to 450 soldiers (900 for a short period). She also features import...
|Nice painting view of the CSS Alabama, sank in french waters by USS Kearsarge, during US Civil war.|
This painting was done from the exact view of the Alabama when french navy officer Pascal Palmer found it
Painting done by our famous french painter Claude Lemonnier in St Vaast la Hougue
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|The BEM Monge, a ship which conducts tests and measures as part of the French Navy, recently docked in Boston Harbor. |
On Monday, June 21st, the Monge hosted a reception to mark the 2010 Journée d’Appel de Préparation à la Défense, an annual day where French youth learn about French defense (in terms of international law and European geopolitics) as well as the different military...
|USS Cod (SS/AGSS/IXSS-224) is a Gato-class submarine, the only vessel of the United States Navy to be named for the cod, the well-known food fish of the North Atlantic and North Pacific.||10/13/2009||442|
|In the french Atlantic coast city of Biarritz you can see two human sundials. Here is the one I found at the lighthouse.||08/23/2007||354|