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Place verte avec le "Grand Bazar"

Place verte avec le "Grand Bazar"

Landrecy Liege Belgium Star Fort Fortifications 1672 antique engraved print #Realism

Landrecy Liege Belgium Star Fort Fortifications 1672 antique engraved print #Realism

Japanese Soldier executes POWS

Japanese Soldier executes POWS

Nurse at the Scherbatsevich hospital, Olga Fedorovna, hanged by the Germans in Alexander Square in Minsk, October 26,1941. The inscription on the poster hanging around her neck reads in Russian and German - "We are partisans, shooting at German soldiers." Hanging was a favored tactic for small-scale killings because it has a more dramatic effect

Nurse at the Scherbatsevich hospital, Olga Fedorovna, hanged by the Germans in Alexander Square in Minsk, October 26,1941. The inscription on the poster hanging around her neck reads in Russian and German - "We are partisans, shooting at German soldiers." Hanging was a favored tactic for small-scale killings because it has a more dramatic effect

Memorial to Belgian heroine Gabrielle Petit, who spied for the British Secret Service during World War One. When finally betrayed in 1916, she refused to reveal her fellow-agents' identities, despite offers of amnesty in return. Mme. Petit was shot by a German firing squad, and she is honoured to this day for her courage and patriotism.

Memorial to Belgian heroine Gabrielle Petit, who spied for the British Secret Service during World War One. When finally betrayed in 1916, she refused to reveal her fellow-agents' identities, despite offers of amnesty in return. Mme. Petit was shot by a German firing squad, and she is honoured to this day for her courage and patriotism.

British Newspaper Archive Blog The Execution of Edith Cavell - 12 October 1915

British Newspaper Archive Blog The Execution of Edith Cavell - 12 October 1915

LeMat pinfire revolver    Designed by Eugène Jean Alexandre Le Mat in 1856, manufactured in Liège, Belgium between 1863 and 1865, serial number 3214.  12mm pinfire 9-shots cylinder revolving around a 20 gauge percussion ‘grapeshot’ barrel firing a three parts lead projectile. The selector switch flips down to hit the percussion cap of the shotgun barrel.

LeMat pinfire revolver Designed by Eugène Jean Alexandre Le Mat in 1856, manufactured in Liège, Belgium between 1863 and 1865, serial number 3214. 12mm pinfire 9-shots cylinder revolving around a 20 gauge percussion ‘grapeshot’ barrel firing a three parts lead projectile. The selector switch flips down to hit the percussion cap of the shotgun barrel.

MPs from the 82nd Airborne Division with their bikes in Liege, Belgium in late 1945.  (rw)

MPs from the 82nd Airborne Division with their bikes in Liege, Belgium in late 1945. (rw)

Liege, Belgium, Members of the local Gestapo in uniform.

Liege, Belgium, Members of the local Gestapo in uniform.

M. Michel Bulldog revolver    Manufactured in 1889 in Wandre, a suburb of Liège, Belgium. Serial number 9.  .500 Tranter, double action, five-round cylinder, top break action.

M. Michel Bulldog revolver Manufactured in 1889 in Wandre, a suburb of Liège, Belgium. Serial number 9. .500 Tranter, double action, five-round cylinder, top break action.