Natural science in Madriu-Perafita-Claror by Susanna Simon

The cultural heritage of the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

Susanna Simon, Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley, management department’s director:

“The cultural heritage of the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley.

Although the natural heritage of the Valley is extraordinary, it is its cultural heritage that was rewarded by UNESCO in 2004. Let me tell you more about it.

Since 2003, three archaeological campaigns have allowed to identify over 1500 structures, assigned to diverse chronological periods …

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Transport and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

The artillery of the USSR: the coupled anti-aircraft gun 23-2 (23 mm) as part of two anti-aircraft guns. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

The artillery of the USSR: the coupled anti-aircraft gun 23-2 (23 mm) as part of two anti-aircraft guns. Entered service in 1960. The production was carried out by the USSR, and then by a number of countries including Egypt, China (only for export), Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria and Finland. 

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1957 …

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Artillery of the USSR: C-60 antiaircraft gun (57 mm). Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Artillery of the USSR: C-60 antiaircraft gun (57 mm). Soviet anti-aircraft artillery complex using anti-aircraft guns AZP-57 (caliber 57 mm), developed in the mid-1940s and widespread in the world. AZP-57 of the S-60 system was the first Soviet anti-aircraft gun, the operation of which was carried out remotely. 

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: …

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Artillery of the USSR: the antitank gun BS-3. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Artillery of the USSR: the antitank gun BS-3. Actively used during the Second World War by the Soviet Army against heavy German tanks “Tiger” and “Panther”. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1944 – 1951

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 3816 items

Weight: 3.6 t

Range of fire: 20 km

Combat crew: 5 persons

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