Tag «Histoire»

La cathédrale Notre-Dame d’Amiens.

La cathédrale Notre-Dame d’Amiens.

The cathedral Notre Dame d’Amiens Our Lady of Amiens is a Roman Catholic cathedral. It is erected on a Latin cross-shaped plane and is liturgically oriented from east to west, with a southward inclination of about 23 degrees. It is the largest in France with an area of ​​7700 m2 and internal volumes of 200 …

Campagne de Bastogne – 1944

Campagne de Bastogne – 1944

History of Bastogne battle On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched Operation “Wacht am Rhein” and attacked by surprise in the Belgian Ardennes. By pushing back the conscription from 16 to 60 years for men, he managed to build 25 new Volksgrenadier divisions, and amassed 240,000 men and 500 tanks, including the new Tiger II to …

Historique de l’Afrika Korps – Feat KhanSeb

Historique de l’Afrika Korps – Feat KhanSeb

History of the Afrika Korps The Afrikakoprs, or Deutsche Afrikakorps was the expeditionary force sent in North Africa during the World War 2. Formed on January, the 11th 1941 to assist the Italians in Libya, the DAK was placed under the command of one of Hitler’s favorite officer, the Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. Indeed, the …

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 7

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 7

History of the FJR 7 The 7th Fallschirmjäger Regiment was established in February 1943 in France in the 2nd Fallschirmjäger Division under the command of Colonel Ludwig Straub. At the beginning of June 1943, the regiment settled with the 2nd Division in the south of France, in the barracks of Uzès, in the region of …

Historique de la 4e ID US

Historique de la 4e ID US

History of the 4th US Infantry Division It was under the command of Major General George H. Cameron in 1917 that the 4th US Infantry Division was born. It will arrive in France in June 1918 and takes part in many battles. It’s then demobilized to be reactivated at Fort Benning (Georgia) on June 1, …