Category Archives: Consorcio Militar

Article of the Diario Menorca on Military Easter

On January 7, the Diario Menorca published an extensive article on the celebration of Military Easter in Menorca. Said newspaper echoed the intervention of the general commander of the Balearic Islands, Fernando García Blázquez, who reminded attendees of the work carried out to date by the Armed Forces to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Blázquez alluded. . .

Main features of the Castle of San Felipe

The following video explains the main features of the Castle of San Felipe before its demolition. In front of the 4 bastions the 4 counterguards were built and, between them, the revellines were built. More at the forefront, as the first line of defense, the rear windows or the outer redoubts. On the sea line,. . .

El Hornabeque and the Puerta de la Reina de La Mola

El Hornabeque is the area most at the forefront of La Mola, defending the land front and the sea front. The head of the Hornabeque, part plus the vanguard of the fortress, covers Cala Teulera. We go down a magnificent spiral staircase to La Caponera so that the moat can be defended from inside it.. . .

The return of Menorca to Spanish sovereignty

On December 6, the Diario Menorca published an article by Miguel Ángel Limón on the return of Menorca to Spanish sovereignty. This report narrates the vicissitudes of the Menorcan people who “were forced not to consummate a mere ascription to a previous secular sovereignty, but rather to go through an adaptation to a Spain that. . .

The landing of the enemy troops in Menorca

In the different dominations that Menorca had, the enemy squads chose different landing points. In September 1708, James Stanhope, commanding a British squadron, landed at Alcaufar, in the southeast of the Island. In April 1756, the Duke of Richelieu landed at Ciudadela. In August 1781, the Duke of Crillón landed in Cala Mezquida and in. . .

Meeting of the Board of Founders of the Menorca Military Consortium

Yesterday the Board of Founders of the Menorca Military Consortium met in the meeting room of the Military Museum in the municipality of Es Castell. During the meeting, which is held once a year, the initiatives carried out to date, some future projects, and, in addition, the budgets for the next year 2022 have been. . .

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