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- 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 -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 […]

- 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 -102015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Tenth episode. War photographers Jean Péraud and Daniel Camus in Diên Biên Phu.

The battle of Dien Bien Phu began on 13 March 1954. Under cover of the press information service (SPI) in French Indochina, two reporters from armed forces film service (SCA), Jean Péraud and Daniel Camus, […]

- 04 -072015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Ninth episode. Paul Corcuff, war photographer in French Indochina.

Between 1946 and 1954, France, supported by the USA, fought the Viet Minh independence forces in French Indochina, who were backed by the People’s Republic of China from 1949 onwards. For tens of thousands of […]

- 04 -032015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Eighth episode. Pierre Ferrari, closer to the action in French Indochina.

In January 1954, Pierre Ferrari followed the fighting between the 3rd vietnamese parachute battalion (BPVN) and the Viet Minh independence forces in the Ban Hine Siu sector of Laos. In the heat of the action, […]

- 03 -312015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Seventh episode. André Branlard: the French Air Force and Navy during the fifties.

At the end of the Second World War, the French army, navy and military industry had to be rebuilt. Having worked as an air force photographer since 1944, André Branlard documented the transformation of these […]

- 03 -272015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Sixth episode. Jacques Belin: an army photographer in the Army of Africa.

Jacques Belin, a photographer for the newspaper Le Jour since 1933, enlisted with the armed forces film service (SCA) in 1939 and was sent to North Africa. Demobilised in July 1940, he returned to the […]

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