Or at least your monitor. I saved some of these 15-16 years ago from one of the forums I used to frequent. Unfortunately I don’t recall who put them together anymore. Here’s some 50.63 Para FAL goodness for today with more to follow as the mood hits me…
The British frigate HMS CLEOPATRA (F28) in the Corinth Canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea, 1970. The rock walls, which rise 300 ft. above sea level, are at a near-vertical 80° angle.
More here: Cleo of Corinth
partisan1943: Romanian mountain troops on training for winter warfare.
SGM Mike Vining, one of the early members of SFOD-D.
Or as the best caption I saw for this pic said: Rick Moranis in Honey, I Neutralized the Threat
The Royal Netherlands Army had a long and celebrated horse cavalry tradition that included three historic hussar (huzaren) regiments (Regiment Huzaren 1st Van Sytzama, 2nd Prins van Oranje and 3rd Prins Alexander), dating back to cuirassier units first organized by Napoleon back in 1810 (though other Dutch cavalry units went back much further). They ditched their horses after 135 years for tanks after 1945 (building to over 900 main battle tanks by 1985), but overtime all three of these units were disbanded– though a small measure of each remain.
Read the rest here: The token remnants of the Dutch Cavalry
I wish there was one of these in airworthy condition in a Heritage Flight…