Battlefields

Nine Army Battle historical park Kanchanaburi

Nine Army Battle historical ...Nine Army Battle historical ...

An odd memorial park celebrating a famous Thai victory against Burma.
Pain-de-Sucre WW1 bunkers, Celles-sur-Plaine

Pain-de-Sucre WW1 bunkers,  ...Pain-de-Sucre WW1 bunkers, ...

German fortified observatory of the war of 1914-1918, located on a rocky promontory overlooking the Plaine valley. These bunkers may be the aim of a nice ballad in the forest...
Tête du Coquin summit & bunker, Vosges

Tête du Coquin summit & bun ...Tête du Coquin summit & bun ...

A magnificent red sandstone formation with a panoramic view on the North side of the Vosges. This wild location also hosts remains of the 1914-1918 war...
Muhu Stronghold, Saaremaa / Muhu islands

Muhu Stronghold, Saaremaa / ...Muhu Stronghold, Saaremaa / ...

An old Pagan stronghold...
Monte Tomba (869m), Cavaso del Tomba

Monte Tomba (869m), Cavaso  ...Monte Tomba (869m), Cavaso ...

With a 869m height, the mount Tomba was a strategic position on the eastern edge of Grappa mountains.
Military sanctuary of Montello, Nervesa

Military sanctuary of Monte ...Military sanctuary of Monte ...

This imposing monument dominates the north-eastern part of Montello.
Tunnel of Hope (War Tunnel) museum - Sarajevo

Tunnel of Hope (War Tunnel) ...Tunnel of Hope (War Tunnel) ...

Tunnel constructed under the airport runway during the Siege of Sarajevo, to link the besieged city and a Bosnian-held territory. Today, 20 meters of the tunnel is part of a museum.
Mount Palon, massif of Grappa

Mount Palon, massif of GrappaMount Palon, massif of Grappa

The Palon Mount (1306m) has a strategic position in the Eastern part of the Grappa mounts.
Chapelotte pass WW1 battle, Lorraine

Chapelotte pass WW1 battle, ...Chapelotte pass WW1 battle, ...

During the first world war, the Chapelotte pass has seen violent clashes and in particular a terrible mine war.
"Le Linge" battle memorial, Orbey, Alsace

"Le Linge" battle memorial, ..."Le Linge" battle memorial, ...

When we walk on these beautiful Vosges mountain ridges between the valleys of Münster and Orbey, it is hard to imagine that 17,000 young soldiers have died for nothing between June and October 1915
Monument of Victory, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Monument of Victory, Saint- ...Monument of Victory, Saint- ...

Also known as "monument to the Defenders of Leningrad", it commemorates the siege of Leningrad and the heroism of the population.
Museo de Playa Giron, Bay of Pigs war museum

Museo de Playa Giron, Bay o ...Museo de Playa Giron, Bay o ...

The museum of this famous Cold War episode...
Baerenstall, German WW1 cemetery, Munster

Baerenstall, German WW1 cem ...Baerenstall, German WW1 cem ...

Around Memorial of «Le Linge»  (see related article), 2 military cemeteries keep the sad memory of the hard fightings of 1915 and the tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths: the French national ne
WW1 necropolis of Wettstein, Orbey, Alsace

WW1 necropolis of Wettstein ...WW1 necropolis of Wettstein ...

At 880m height, in the very pleasant frame of a epicea pine forest, stands a French military cemetery of the 14-18 war where rest more than 3,000 soldiers, especially Alpine Hunters, who died durin
Sant-Eustachio Abbey, Nervesa della Battaglia

Sant-Eustachio Abbey, Nerve ...Sant-Eustachio Abbey, Nerve ...

Some places, by their beauty, their silence, their past or events they suggest, can provide intense emotions to the visitor. This is the case for the San Eustachio Abbey ruins.
Vercors Resistance Memorial, Vassieux

Vercors Resistance Memorial ...Vercors Resistance Memorial ...

Located on the heights of Vassieux-en-Vercors, the Memorial of the Resistance in Vercors was created to "keep the memory of the tragic events of July 1944", when 20,000 German soldiers annihilated
Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg National Military ParkGettysburg National Military Park

The National Park Service takes great pains to keep the grounds and terrain as true to the days of battle as possible.
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