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  • Baker's Dozen of anything Portuguese

    1. Manuel de Oliveira Gomes da Costa, commander Portuguese 2nd Div
    2. Portuguese Adrian Helmet
    3. Monument to the Portuguese soldiers who died in World War I
    4. Aníbal Milhais. (Most decorated soldier)
    5. José César Ferreira Gil
    6. Corpo Expedicionário Português (Portuguese Expeditionary Corps)
    7. Vasco de Gama(battleship)
    8. Portuguese Fireplace
    9. Massacre at Cuangar
    10.Action of 14 October 1918

    11.Kionga Triangle



    The Kionga Triangle was a small territory on the border between German East Africa and the Portuguese colony of Portuguese Mozambique. First German then Portuguese.

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    • Baker's Dozen of anything Portuguese

      1. Manuel de Oliveira Gomes da Costa, commander Portuguese 2nd Div
      2. Portuguese Adrian Helmet
      3. Monument to the Portuguese soldiers who died in World War I
      4. Aníbal Milhais. (Most decorated soldier)
      5. José César Ferreira Gil
      6. Corpo Expedicionário Português (Portuguese Expeditionary Corps)
      7. Vasco de Gama(battleship)
      8. Portuguese Fireplace
      9. Massacre at Cuangar
      10.Action of 14 October 1918
      11.Kionga Triangle

      12. Desastre de Naulila - 18 december 1914

      à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

      Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
      (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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      • Baker's Dozen of anything Portuguese

        1. Manuel de Oliveira Gomes da Costa, commander Portuguese 2nd Div
        2. Portuguese Adrian Helmet
        3. Monument to the Portuguese soldiers who died in World War I
        4. Aníbal Milhais. (Most decorated soldier)
        5. José César Ferreira Gil
        6. Corpo Expedicionário Português (Portuguese Expeditionary Corps)
        7. Vasco de Gama(battleship)
        8. Portuguese Fireplace
        9. Massacre at Cuangar
        10.Action of 14 October 1918
        11.Kionga Triangle
        12. Desastre de Naulila - 18 december 1914

        13. General Fernando Tamagnini de Abreu e Silva

        Commander of the Portuguese Army

        On the left.

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        • Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

          1. Schwaben Redoubt

          Resisting several attacks on the first day of the Somme…


          ...it was finally taken on October 1916!

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          • Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

            1. Schwaben Redoubt

            2.Douaumont

            à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

            Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
            (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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            • 1) Schwaben redoudt
              2) Douaumont
              3) Alnwick castle this was where Henry Percy Earl of Northumberland influences the Wars of the Roses in Enhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/Alnwick_Castle_02.jpgglish history from 1456 to 1488.
              When looking for the reason why things go wrong, never rule out stupidity, Murphy's Law Nº 8
              Those who do not remember history are doomed to repeat it. George Santayana
              "Ach du schwein" a German parrot captured at Bukoba GEA the only prisoner taken

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              • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi..._Castle_02.jpg
                When looking for the reason why things go wrong, never rule out stupidity, Murphy's Law Nº 8
                Those who do not remember history are doomed to repeat it. George Santayana
                "Ach du schwein" a German parrot captured at Bukoba GEA the only prisoner taken

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                • Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

                  1) Schwaben redoudt
                  2) Douaumont
                  3) Alnwick castle

                  4) Fort de Seclin

                  à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                  Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                  (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                  • Originally posted by Nickuru View Post
                    1) Schwaben redoudt
                    2) Douaumont
                    3) Alnwick castle this was where Henry Percy Earl of Northumberland influences the Wars of the Roses in Enhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/Alnwick_Castle_02.jpgglish history from 1456 to 1488.
                    Hi Nickuru, this is the WW1 forum so the selections for baker's dozen should have relevance to that conflict.

                    Does Alnwick Castle have some association with WW1?

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                    • Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

                      1) Schwaben redoudt
                      2) Douaumont
                      3) Alnwick castle
                      4) Fort de Seclin

                      5. Fort de Loncin

                      One of the twelve forts in the Liege defensive ring system



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                      • [QUOTE=Canuckster;2460097]Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

                        1) Schwaben redoudt
                        2) Douaumont
                        3) Alnwick castle
                        4) Fort de Seclin
                        5. Fort de Loncin


                        6. A-H Fort Verle

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                        • Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

                          1) Schwaben redoudt
                          2) Douaumont
                          3) Alnwick castle
                          4) Fort de Seclin
                          5. Fort de Loncin
                          6. A-H Fort Verle

                          7. Ivangorod

                          Last edited by broderickwells; 05 Feb 13, 02:06. Reason: forgot to get rid of the quotes. Doh!

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                          • Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

                            1) Schwaben redoudt
                            2) Douaumont
                            3) Alnwick castle
                            4) Fort de Seclin
                            5. Fort de Loncin
                            6. A-H Fort Verle
                            7. Ivangorod

                            8. Fort de la Pompelle

                            à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                            Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                            (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                            • Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

                              1) Schwaben redoudt
                              2) Douaumont
                              3) Alnwick castle
                              4) Fort de Seclin
                              5. Fort de Loncin
                              6. A-H Fort Verle
                              7. Ivangorod
                              8. Fort de la Pompelle

                              9. Fort Pralkowce

                              Part of the Przemysl Fortress System

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                              • Baker’s Dozen of Redoubts & Fortifications

                                1) Schwaben redoudt
                                2) Douaumont
                                3) Alnwick castle
                                4) Fort de Seclin
                                5. Fort de Loncin
                                6. A-H Fort Verle
                                7. Ivangorod
                                8. Fort de la Pompelle
                                9. Fort Pralkowce

                                10. Fort de Dave

                                Part of the Namur Fortress System

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