Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

The Type 4 Ke-Nu (四式軽戦車 ケヌ Yon-shiki keisensha Kenu) was a light tank of the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. The museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

The Type 4 Ke-Nu (四式軽戦車 ケヌ Yon-shiki keisensha Kenu) was a light tank of the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. It was a conversion of existing Type 95 Ha-Go light tanks, re-fitted with the larger turret of the Type 97 Chi-Ha medium tank. It was developed in 1944. Armament: 57 mm cannon (type …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

The Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa fighter from Japan. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

The Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (隼, “Peregrine Falcon”, “Army Type 1 Fighter” (一式戦闘機)) was a single-engine land-based tactical fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in World War II. Single all-metal monoplane with closed cockpit and retractable landing gear. The speed is 530 km / h. Power – 1150 hp.  Museum of the Great …

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Bidache – the feudal castle ruins, which belonged to the Gramont Lords for centuries

Bidache Castle (le château de Bidache) is located in the eponymous town in the French Atlantic Pyrenees (Pyrénées-Atlantiques) department, 30 km east of Bayonne.

Bidache’s peculiarity was that it was located outside the borders of both France and Navarre, so the question of its belonging remained open for a long time.

Castle History

Gramont Lords built a fortress …

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