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|The Mistral (L9013) is an amphibious assault helicopter carrier of the French Marine Nationale, the fourth vessel to bear the name, and lead ship of her class. ||10/03/2007||517|
|The Mistral type is a class of assault helicopter carriers of the French Navy, capable of deploying 16 NH90 or Tigre. They have amphibious capabilities, and carry four landing barges and 70 vehicles, including a 13-tank strong Leclerc Company. They also have a fully capable 69-bed hospital. |
|This is the harbor for the SBS (Special Boat Service), the British Royal Navy's special forces unit.||01/15/2007||601|
|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...
|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||927|
|On 24 July the tanker Empire Traveller discharged the first gasoline at Cherbourg, unloading at the long breakwater in the outer harbor-the Digue de Querqueville. The French and later the Germans had discharged gasoline and other POL supplies through a nine-inch pipeline running along the Digue to two nearby tank farms at the large Depot Cotier du Petrole and the somewhat smaller one at Sunic. ...||06/29/2007||637|
|The Battle of Dakar, also known as Operation Menace, was an unsuccessful attempt in September 1940 by the Allies to capture the strategic port of Dakar in French West Africa (modern-day Senegal), which was under Vichy French control, and to install the Free French under General Charles de Gaulle there.||11/10/2009||956|
|Map of Chennai (Madras) in 1909 overlayed on present madras. Notice the dissappearance of lakes?||01/23/2006||1,070|
|Queen's Land is a theme park located on Bangalore Highway, Poonamalle, Chennai. It is the latest entrant to the pool of theme parks in chennai.|
|December 7, 1941 - Chart showing battleship moorings and positions of ships in the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard drydocks, the direction of the initial Japanese torpedo plane attack, and the direction of movement of USS Nevada (BB-36) and USS Vestal (AR-4).||08/17/2005||2,291|
|Not really a gate-guard, but on display behind the fence on the west side of the navy airbase alongside a road, together with a Dakota and an Alizé. ||10/15/2007||403|
|At the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 18 July 1942, during reinstallation of her 14"/50 main battery guns. A large floating crane is alongside her starboard bow, placing a gun in Turret # 1. Guns are also visible in Turret # 3, whose top has not yet been put in place.|
Note anti-torpedo nets protecting the ship.