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Bunker island “Ist diese Insel ein Bunker?” Siaröfortet

Bunker island “Ist diese Insel ein Bunker?” Siaröfortet

Stockholm’s defense has always been a top priority. To secure the shipping route to Stockhom, the Vaxholms fortress was built in the 16th century. 400 years of further development of artillery and ships made the Vaxholms fortress superfluous. In a turbulent period shortly before WW1, Parliament decided in 1914 to build an outer fortification line. …

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Grant versus Lee: The Wilderness to Petersburg

Grant versus Lee:  The Wilderness to Petersburg

Grant and Lee were the greatest antagonists in American military history. Each was a brilliant, aggressive general, the best soldier in his army. Each looked to seize the initiative. Each anticipated what his opponent would do by imagining how he would react in the same situation. Neither would accept defeat. Consequently, in May 1864, when …

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How a Soldier Survived a Fall Into An Active Volcano (True Survival Story)

A popular tourist destination is Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. In 2017, some 2 million people visited the park to see formations caused by the volcano Kilauea and other natural wonders. Kīlauea is the epitome of the beautiful, yet dangerous power of the earth. The volcano has erupted almost continuously for the last 35 years–from 1983 …

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How to survive a gunfight in a car Part 2 | Tactical Shooting Techniques | Tactical Rifleman

How to survive a gunfight in a car Part 2 | Tactical Shooting Techniques | Tactical Rifleman

alright guys Rob we’re back out at T1G we’re going to cover a short video of prepping inside the vehicle and shooting from inside and then exfilling the vehicle so the setup on the inside of the vehicle is pretty important depending on where you guys are operating at if you want to have a …

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Nicosia, Cyprus: the last divided capital in Europe | Divided Cities

Nicosia, Cyprus: the last divided capital in Europe | Divided Cities

Nicosia is the last divided capital. In Nicosia the atmosphere remains heavy and tense. This is our island and we want to unite it. If everybody is telling you about the military, you grow up thinking that’s the only thing you live for. Do they actually want us to believe that we should be separated? …

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Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival Course

Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival Course

Just like any other school especially a competitive one, I think it’s very rewarding. I’m a passionate person, I love a challenge. Marines being that we’re a small percentage already, MCWSS even smaller, the amount of training that goes into training an actual MCWSS is not overkill by any means. The level of training which …

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What’s in the backpack of a 🇺🇸US Marine on cold weather training?

What’s in the backpack of a 🇺🇸US Marine on cold weather training?

Mittens, goggles, my survival knife, extreme cold weather top, survival ration, midday rations, our overwhite camouflage, base layers, we have our mid layers, the bottoms. Next I have a pair of over boots, I have my extreme cold weather booties, snow shoes. We have our standard issue helmets, standard issue tarp, individual first aid kit, …