Wednesday, 21 August 2013

French Field Gun


Restored French field gun at Moltke Battery.

A contribution to ABC Wednesday and Outdoor Wednesday.

11 comments:

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Nice photo and a very cool piece of history.

Roger Owen Green said...

salute!
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Jim said...

Dramatic photo.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Wow! That looks as if it could be a mean beast.

Reader Wil said...

That must be an old one... I was once on Guernsey, but didn't see any there.Have a great day!
Wil, ABCW Team.

Bill Nicholls said...

Restored, are they thinking of useing it again then. French! the Germans must have brought it over.

aspiritofsimplicity said...

very interesting. I love visiting old forts like that.

Noel Morata said...

wow that makes a statement, where is this?

Neabear said...

A pretty day that day!

Linnea

Ercotravels said...

Wonderful shot of the gun..

Louis la Vache said...

«Louis» finds this fascinating, especially given its location on Jersey.

His maternal ancestors were Normans who fled Normandie for Guernsey during the Huguenot persecutions in the 16th century.