World War 1

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...
Stebel Soviet Coastal Battery, Sääre, Saaremaa island

Stebel Soviet Coastal Batte ...Stebel Soviet Coastal Batte ...

Some vestiges of the hard fightings between the Russians and the Germans in WW1 and WW2. One day is not enough to visit all the bunkers!
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...
French Memorial of Pederobba

French Memorial of PederobbaFrench Memorial of Pederobba

This solid mausoleum contains the bodies of a little more than 1,000 French soldiers fallen during the fightings in Italy.
Col de la Chipotte battle, Vosges, WWI

Col de la Chipotte battle,  ...Col de la Chipotte battle, ...

From 26th August to 10th September 1914 , the pass of "la Chipotte", (col de La Chipotte, 453 m) was a key position on the road from Rambervillers to Raon - l'Etape.
Monument to the soldier of Italy, Pederoba

Monument to the soldier of  ...Monument to the soldier of ...

The monument has been erected in 1988 for the 70th anniversary of the end of the Great War.
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.
Francesco Baracca monument, Nervesa della Battaglia

Francesco Baracca monument, ...Francesco Baracca monument, ...

A short visit in a very beautiful wooded area, to remember the traces of Francesco Baracca.
Bulgaria army Museum, Sofia

Bulgaria army Museum, SofiaBulgaria army Museum, Sofia

An amazing collection of Bulgarian battle tanks and jets! From T34s, T72s, Scud throwers, to Mil Mi 24 helicopter, Soukhoïs and Migs...
Old German Zeppelin hangars, Riga central market

Old German Zeppelin hangars ...Old German Zeppelin hangars ...

Impressive Zeppelin hangars!!

Bulgaria National Maritime Museum, VarnaBulgaria National Maritime Museum, Varna

A strange collection of diverse military equipments. The museum is located close to the sea, in a nice shady park planted with trees.
Military sanctuary of Montello, Nervesa

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

This imposing monument dominates the north-eastern part of Montello.
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.
Bus de Vela fort, Cadine, Trento

Bus de Vela fort, Cadine, TrentoBus de Vela fort, Cadine, Trento

A little red limestone Austrian fort erected in the middle of a narrow valley controlling the road to Trento...
Sanctuary of Madonna delle Rocca, Cornuda

Sanctuary of Madonna delle  ...Sanctuary of Madonna delle ...

For WW1 enthusiasts looking for vestiges of 1917-1918 fightings, in a very lovely region of wooded hills overlooking the Piave valley.
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
Teste de Buch National Necropolis, Arcachon

Teste de Buch National Necr ...Teste de Buch National Necr ...

On the site of a former WW1 military transit camp lies a small cemetery, in the middle of the Landes pine forest.
Gerbevillers, German and French military cemeteries

Gerbevillers, German and Fr ...Gerbevillers, German and Fr ...

2 military cemeteries are the witnesses of the huge WW1 battle of Charmes (1914)...
Chiusa di Strino Austrian fort, forte Velon, Vermiglio, Trentino

Chiusa di Strino Austrian f ...Chiusa di Strino Austrian f ...

With its 7 guns, this Austrian fort controlled the Italian border close to the Tonale pass. Close to it, you can visit the forte Velon.
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