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  • A Baker's Dozen of WWI Surviving Veterans

    1. Lazare Ponticelli (1897-2008) - France & Italy
    2. Harry Patch (1898 - 2009) - UK
    3. Frank Buckles (1901-2011)- US
    4. Franz Künstler (last known surviving Austro-Hungarian veteran)
    5. John Babcock Canada died 2/10/201. age 109
    6. Erich Kästner (1900-2008)- Imperial Germany
    7. Florence Green (1901-2012) - UK joined WRAF 1918
    8. Cyriel Barbary (Belgium)
    9. Claude Choules (1901-2011) - UK/Australia
    10. Delfino Borroni (Italy)

    11. Yakup Satar- Turkey (1898-2009)

    Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

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    • [QUOTE=R. Evans;2178199]A Baker's Dozen of WWI Surviving Veterans

      1. Lazare Ponticelli (1897-2008) - France & Italy
      2. Harry Patch (1898 - 2009) - UK
      3. Frank Buckles (1901-2011)- US
      4. Franz Künstler (last known surviving Austro-Hungarian veteran)
      5. John Babcock Canada died 2/10/201. age 109
      6. Erich Kästner (1900-2008)- Imperial Germany
      7. Florence Green (1901-2012) - UK joined WRAF 1918
      8. Cyriel Barbary (Belgium)
      9. Claude Choules (1901-2011) - UK/Australia
      10. Delfino Borroni (Italy)
      11. Yakup Satar- Turkey (1898-2009)

      12. Wallace Pike (Newfoundland) (1899-1999)


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      • A Baker's Dozen of WWI Surviving Veterans

        1. Lazare Ponticelli (1897-2008) - France & Italy
        2. Harry Patch (1898 - 2009) - UK
        3. Frank Buckles (1901-2011)- US
        4. Franz Künstler (last known surviving Austro-Hungarian veteran)
        5. John Babcock Canada died 2/10/201. age 109
        6. Erich Kästner (1900-2008)- Imperial Germany
        7. Florence Green (1901-2012) - UK joined WRAF 1918
        8. Cyriel Barbary (Belgium)
        9. Claude Choules (1901-2011) - UK/Australia
        10. Delfino Borroni (Italy)
        11. Yakup Satar- Turkey (1898-2009)
        12. Wallace Pike (Newfoundland) (1899-1999)

        13. Bright Williams (New Zealand)(1897-2003) Sorry, no picture

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        • Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

          1. Przemysl

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          • Originally posted by broderickwells View Post
            Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

            1. Przemysl
            2. Metz

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            • Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

              1. Przemysl
              2. Metz

              3. Verdun



              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 Fortresses

                1. Przemysl
                2. Metz
                3. Verdun

                Isle of Wight Sea Fort

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                • [QUOTE=Vimy Ridge;2179910]Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

                  1. Przemysl
                  2. Metz
                  3. Verdun
                  4 Isle of Wight Sea Fort

                  5 Fort Belvedere Austrian on the Italian border only border fort in good condition

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                  • Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

                    1. Przemysl
                    2. Metz
                    3. Verdun
                    4 Isle of Wight Sea Fort
                    5 Fort Belvedere Austrian on the Italian border only border fort in good condition

                    6. Humber Forts


                    Never Fear the Event

                    Admiral Lord Nelson

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                    • Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

                      1. Przemysl
                      2. Metz
                      3. Verdun
                      4 Isle of Wight Sea Fort
                      5 Fort Belvedere Austrian on the Italian border only border fort in good condition
                      6. Humber Forts

                      7. Königstein Fortress (the Saxon Bastille)


                      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 Fortresses

                        1. Przemysl
                        2. Metz
                        3. Verdun
                        4 Isle of Wight Sea Fort
                        5 Fort Belvedere Austrian on the Italian border only border fort in good condition
                        6. Humber Forts
                        7. Königstein Fortress (the Saxon Bastille)

                        8. Newhaven Fort (1860)



                        I once had summer camp here as an army cadet many, many years ago.

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                        • Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

                          1. Przemysl
                          2. Metz
                          3. Verdun
                          4 Isle of Wight Sea Fort
                          5 Fort Belvedere
                          6. Humber Forts
                          7. Königstein Fortress (the Saxon Bastille)
                          8. Newhaven Fort (1860)

                          9. Fortresses around Liege

                          BoRG

                          You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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                          • Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

                            1. Przemysl
                            2. Metz
                            3. Verdun
                            4 Isle of Wight Sea Fort
                            5 Fort Belvedere
                            6. Humber Forts
                            7. Königstein Fortress (the Saxon Bastille)
                            8. Newhaven Fort (1860)
                            9. Fortresses around Liege

                            10. Ivangorod (1492)

                            Colonel Harry Fawcett, North Carolina Grenadier Guard
                            Arawn, Eagles Deux

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                            • Originally posted by Khryses View Post
                              Baker's Dozen of Fortresses

                              1. Przemysl
                              2. Metz
                              3. Verdun
                              4 Isle of Wight Sea Fort
                              5 Fort Belvedere
                              6. Humber Forts
                              7. Königstein Fortress (the Saxon Bastille)
                              8. Newhaven Fort (1860)
                              9. Fortresses around Liege
                              10. Ivangorod (1492)
                              11. Liezele Fortress in Puur. Antwerp defences.


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                              • 11. Liezele Fortress in Puur. Antwerp defences.

                                12. Martello Tower - Originally 103 towers were built between 1805 and 1812 to resist a potential invasion by Napoleon.

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