From the privileged space occupied by the fortress of Isabel II, on the peninsula of La Mola, the possibility of contemplating spectacular landscapes over different geographical points of the island of Menorca is offered. From the viewpoints set up for this, you can see the mouth of the port of Mahón, the north coast and. . .
The images in the following video correspond to Replacement 4/1997 BIL Mahón Menorca, that is, about 25 years ago. Therefore, its historical-military interest is beyond any doubt. This is a company of replacement soldiers, when Military Service was compulsory, who were assigned to the San Isidro Military Base, very close to the port of Mahón.. . .
This room is named after María Luisa Serra, an illustrious daughter of Menorca who stood out as an archaeologist and librarian in Mahón. Ancient Menorca, from the earliest times to the Middle Ages. The Bronze Age in Menorca, from the year 1,600 B.C. Until the year 200 BC, the island was populated with innumerable constructions. . .
The book “Spain against the Ottoman Empire” by the writer Juan Carlos Losada describes the three centuries of fighting, espionage and cultural exchanges in the Mediterranean between the Hispanic Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire. The greatest hecatomb was recorded in the year 1558. In the spring, a fleet of some 140 Turkish ships with 3,000. . .
¿Sabes que es el aniversi-joc que puedes celebrar si lo deseas en la Fortaleza de Isabel II (la Mola)? Es una nueva iniciativa que te permitirá celebrar el cumpleaños de tu hijo/a, sobrino/a, nieto/a en el monumento más visitado de toda Menorca. ¡Así es! La Mola pone a la disposición de todos los ciudadanos la. . .
The suspicions of espionage, increased by the critical situation of the siege against the English, altered in many aspects the daily life of the people of Mahon. Thus, the arrests and the accusation of crimes under the common denomination of treason spread, in an attempt to neutralize civil support for the cause of the still. . .
Today the first meeting of this year of the Permanent Commission of the Menorca Military Consortium was held. The event was held in the meeting room of the Palacio de Isabell II, located on the street with the same name in the municipality of Mahón, instead of the usual one for such meetings, which is. . .
The Institute of Military History and Culture organizes the XXIII Course of Uniformology of the Spanish Army, which will be held in Madrid from May 9 to 30, 2022, in person and / or distance. The course takes a historical tour of the Uniforms, which have been regulated in the Spanish ET, throughout history. Fundamentally,. . .
The new Commander-in-Chief of the Balearic Islands, Major General Fernando Luis Gracia Herréiz, has assured that he will prioritize the recovery of the Castle of San Felipe, in reference to the monuments managed by the Military Consortium of Menorca. During his first visit to Menorca, following his inauguration on February 25, the Commander stated in. . .