MiG-15 bis. A Soviet front jet fighter from 1949. Flight range – 1220 km, max. speed – 1076 km/h, ceiling – 15500. Used in the Korean warMore
The Salses castle (fortress) is a modern age castle in a communal territory of Salses in the Rosselló comarca in Northern Catalunya (France). From a chronological perspective it is the third of the Salses castles, after the Vell Castle and Castle Reial.
This castle today serves as a Museum of Salses History. It is located in …More
The castle of Sant Ferran (cat. El castell de Sant Ferran) is a fortress of the municipality of Figueres (Alt Empordà) declared a cultural asset of national interest. It is located on a hill and occupies an area of 320,000 m², which reaches 550,000 m² if the space occupied by glacis is taken into account.
Fort Liberia (fr. Fort Libéria) is located in the city Villefranche-de-Conflent (France) in the Eastern Pyrenees department, at the confluence of the Têt and Сadi rivers.
The Fort was built by the French marshal, Vauban, after the Catalonia territory partition between France and Spain by the Treaty of the Pyrenees (year 1681) at the same time …More
The Fort or Castle of Bellaguarda, Bellaguàrdia or Bellesguard (cat. El Fort o Castell de Bellaguarda, Bellaguàrdia, fr. Fort de Bellegarde) is a modern-day military fortress located in the communal district of Pertús, in the Vallespir region (North Catalonia).
It is located on the Panissars saddle, a strategic point that separates the comarca Vallespir from the …More
Despite knowing that the Bages area was already populated during the Palaeolithic period, we must go back to the Neolithic to find the first traces of the people of Manresa, specifically in the forest of Marcetes near Viladordis. There pit tombs dated approximately to the year 3,600 BC were found. The existence of a place …More
Solsona (cat. Solsona): in the times of the ancient Romans, this settlement was called Setelisis, then the Visigoths, like many other place names, added the suffix “- one” to it: this is how Celson appeared. The period of Saracens’ dominion, judging by the lack of historical evidence, passed unnoticed and lasted for a couple of …More
Sanauja (cat. Sanaüja) was conquered by the Muslims on behalf of the Earl of Urgell in 951. In 1001, the castle was mentioned in the bill of Pope Sylvestre II (cat. Silvestre II) about the transfer of the fortress (“castrum quoque Sanaugia cum finibus suis” – “Sanaugia castle with its lands”) to Bishop Urgell. The …More
Il 2. An armoured attack aircraft from WW2 (1939). Flight range – 800 km, max. speed – 400 km/hMore
Yak 9U. Tactical fighter from WW2 (1943). Flight range – 870 km, max. speed – 700 km/h.More