Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

WW1. " Both eyes out and both arms torn to pieces by shellsplinters" -Julien Bryan - Ambulance 646

13

Colonel Roger Trinquier in Algeria, one of the father of modern COIN theory.

6
1

Churchill with General Wladyslaw Sikorski, Prime Minister of the Polish Government-in-Exile and Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Armed Forces and General Charles de Gaulle, General Officer Commanding French Forces, following a tank demonstration on February 14, 1941

90
9

A Hungarian legionnaire from the French Foreign Legion stops an Afghan man on a motorcyle near Tagab in Kapisa province on Jan. 25. The French Foreign Legion, a military unit established in 1831, was created for foreign nationals of any nationality wishing to serve in the French armed forces.

10
3

Konfessionen Europas 1618 - 1648 *30 jährigen Krieges* Religious affiliation 1618 - 1648 **30 Years War.** Note that Gustavus Adulphus of Sweden, a Lutheran, employed in his armed forces a fair number of Irish and Scottish expatriate military, some of whom were Catholic. Was Gustavus Agustus financed by the French Crown and Cardinal Richelieu? http://www.amazon.com/The-Military-Revolution-Political-Change/dp/0691024758…

30
3

Leclerc Main Battle Tank, France The Leclerc main battle tank is operational with the French Army and the Armed Forces of the UAE.

46
7