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Cent ans de photographie aux armées

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- 05 -152015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Twentieth episode. A photographic record of French military operations in Mali.

A photographer with ECPAD since 2011, petty officer Jérémy has been in Mali with other military reporters since 13 January 2013 as part of Operation Serval. Two months after his arrival, he accompanies a group […]

- 05 -122015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Nineteenth episode. Opération Serval.

On 11 January 2013, at the request of the Malian government and the UN, France sent its troops into Mali as part of Operation Serval to stop the advance of jihadist groups towards southern Mali, […]

- 05 -082015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Eighteenth episode. Relief operations through photographs.

It is 4.53 pm, on 12 January 2010, when an earthquake rocks the island of Haiti. In Port-au-Prince, Wismond Exantus, cashier in a hotel shop, instinctively takes refuge beneath a display unit, but he is […]

- 05 -052015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Seventeenth episode. France in Afghanistan.

On 11 September 2001, the USA experienced a huge trauma which caused a major change in the global geopolitical order. In the western countries, the fight against terrorism became a major objective and made Afghanistan […]

- 05 -012015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Sixteenth episode. Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo: The Balkans on fire.

The difficulty of reporting on protection and security missions under on international mandate often arises from the fact that photographers have to bear witness to complex conflicts without the benefit of the opportunities offered by […]

- 04 -282015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Fithteenth episode. Desert Storm and Opération Daguet.

On 2 August 1990, Iraq launched a military operation against its neighbour, Kuwait, resulting in a seven-month occupation that was condemned by all the great world powers. An international coalition led by the USA was […]

- 04 -242015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Fourteenth episode. The Beirut Barracks Bombings, October 23, 1983 by Joël Brun

The Lebanese civil war had already be going on for seven years when the west intervened in Beirut in 1982, as part of a UN peacekeeping force. On the morning of 23 October 1983, the […]

- 04 -212015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Thirteenth episode. Marc Flament: the Algerian War at the heart of military operations

Born in Bordeaux in 1929, Marc Flament enlisted in the army at the age of eighteen and joined the colonial parachutists in French Indochina until 1956. During these years, he produced many cartoons tor the […]

- 04 -172015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Twelfth episode. Marc Flandrois, a war photographer both in operations and on the fringe of operations.

Enlisting at the age of nineteen, Marc Flandrois fought in Korea and French Indochina before becoming a photographer in Germany and joining the armed forces film service (SCA) in 1956. An experienced reporter, he was […]

- 04 -142015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Eleventh episode. Claude Cuny : propaganda through photography and the Algeria War.

Images were a vital issue in the Algerian war. On the French side, the conflict was widely photographed by the army’s official staff and presented as an operation to maintain order and protect the people […]

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