Salle d'honneur Calvi

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You are not the only one having problems. The three Mods are also having problems. If anyone else has any problems please let me know. I was busy today so I hadn't got a chance to sending a PM to the Boss. Other than the flags, the like buttons and now some people not being able to upload pictures. Let me know here so that tomorrow, I can drop the Boss a PM (again):cool:
 

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Well while we are on the subject of the museum. Pink Floyd may not remember me as the garde punis while he was extending the museum with the Portuguese Cch. This guy had been years in the REP and one of the best cross-country runners of his time. He was short and stocky, but boy could he run.
Because of recent activity – if my memory serves me well 92/93 – the museum had to be extended in order to display the trophies of war. This was done by round rocks (or huge pebbles) found at the seashore. They were then hammered in half and used as bricks, the flat side outwards.
I'd take a bunch of punis (prisoners) down to the beach and they would load up the rocks.
 

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aures.jpg testing the inserting of pics, both functions work now, was did recently fixed? or does in only work for me.
 
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2REP museum...photos from my time working on the extension "late 1993. I enjoyed it immensely. The legendary Roger Faulques and other 1REP veterans payed us a visit to ask about the work when they were in Calvi. By the way, the Régimental colours/drapeu is kept in the museum. The photo of the table is where you present yourself to the Chef de Corps on the morning of guard 24.
 

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2REP museum...photos from my time working on the extension "late 1993. I enjoyed it immensely. The legendary Roger Faulques and other 1REP veterans payed us a visit to ask about the work when they were in Calvi. By the way, the Régimental colours/drapeu is kept in the museum. The photo of the table is where you present yourself to the Chef de Corps on the morning of guard 24.
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You are not the only one having problems. The three Mods are also having problems. If anyone else has any problems please let me know. I was busy today so I hadn't got a chance to sending a PM to the Boss. Other than the flags, the like buttons and now some people not being able to upload pictures. Let me know here so that tomorrow, I can drop the Boss a PM (again):cool:
Thanks Boss. It all looks good. I haven't tried out any of the Mod functions yet. but it seems back in order:love:
There is still the subject of Ranger Rick and Studs, being put as greens.
 

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As you’ve mentioned Roger Faulques, he gave to the salle d’honneur the battle dress jacket he was wearing during the operation of the evacuation of Cao Bang along the RC4, in September-October 1950. The operation turned into a disaster where 1er BEP was annihilated. Faulques was severely wounded and captured by the Viets. Convinced that he wouldn’t survive they allowed his medevac back to Hanoi.
One could still see the holes in the jacket caused by the bullets/schrapnel that hit him.
Below the uniform (US origin) worn by paras units in 1950 in Indochina.


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MP40, I'm sure the use of German equipment was extremely prevalent, massive stockpiles to rearm certain units until a standard can be reached. The French military was a soup of equipment up until the late 50's
 

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