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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Athens War Museum (April 2017)

The Athens War Museum (Greek: Πολεμικό Μουσείο), established on July 18, 1975, is the museum of the Greek Armed Forces. Its purpose is the exhibition of weapon artifacts and the relevant research in the history of war. It covers the history of war in all ages. The museums' collections include the collection of the Greek Army, with artifacts from other civilizations such as Ancient China and Ancient Japan.In 1964, the Hellenic State decided to found the War Museum, wishing to honor all those who fought for Greece and its freedom.
Gruson 57mm 1892 - Fahrpanzer

Friday, March 10, 2017

Visiting Museum of Military History in Vienna, Austria (March 2017)

The Museum of Military History – Military History Institute (German: Heeresgeschichtliches Museum – Militärhistorisches Institut) in Vienna is the leading museum of the Austrian Armed Forces. It documents the history of Austrian military affairs through a wide range of exhibits comprising, above all, weapons, armours, tanks, aeroplanes, uniforms, flags, paintings, medals and badges of honour, photographs, battleship models, and documents.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Visiting the Fort York in Toronto (August 2016)

The Fort York is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings located in the Fort York neighborhood, west of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The fort was built by the British Army and Canadian militia troops in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, to defend the settlement and the new capital of the Upper Canada region from the threat of a military attack, principally from the newly independent United States. It was a really rainy day. So I didn't manage to get nice pictures that time...

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Royal Armouries Museum at the Tower of London (July 2016)

The Royal Armouries is the United Kingdom's National Museum of Arms and Armour. It is the United Kingdom's oldest museum, and one of the oldest museums in the world. Its historic base is in the Tower of London.

17th century Maltese cannon in Tower of London

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Malta at War Museum and National War Museum (March 2016)

The Malta at War Museum is a museum in Birgu, Malta, which is dedicated to Malta's role in World War II. The museum is housed within a barrack block and a rock-hewn air-raid shelter within Couvre Porte Counterguard.
The National War Museum is a museum located in Fort Saint Elmo in the city of Valletta, Malta. It is one of the most popular museums in Malta. From 1975 to 2014, its collection mainly focused on World War I and World War II. Its collections now include exhibits ranging from the Bronze Age to 2004.

World War II Bofors 40 mm anti-aircraft gun

Toy Maltese Knights Templar that I found at streets of Valletta