Category Archives: Consorcio Militar

First meeting of the current year of the Permanent Commission of the Menorca Military Consortium

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 Menorca Military Museum, located in the Plaza Explanada of the Es Castell municipality. During the meeting, the initiatives carried out to date and some future projects. . .

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The underground defenses of the Castillo de San Felipe in the Port of Mahón

The unpleasant winter weather invites you to stay home reading a good book. The Menorca Military Consortium reminds you that it has an extensive collection of publications edited by said public body and, on this occasion, we recommend the book “The underground defenses of the Castillo de San Felipe in the Port of Mahón”, whose. . .

Coronel Albertí room in the Military Museum of Menorca

In 2010, a room located on the first floor of the Military Museum of Menorca, in the Plaza Explanada de Es Castell, was completely renovated with the aim of hosting a permanent exhibition of original oils and watercolors by the author Anton Schranz. The works exhibited in this room come from a donation made to. . .

The Castle of San Felipe and the birth of the municipality of Es Castell

The history of the town of Es Castell dates back to the 16th century, all coinciding with the assault and looting of the Ottoman pirate Keir Eddin Redbeard, which occurred in 1535. From the result of this event, the Emperor Carlos I of Spain and V of Germany, decreed by the Royal order of July. . .

Are the Navarone canyons in Menorca?

In the Fortress of Queen Elizabeth II, popularly known as La Mola, there is “The Piece” as the military knows it, a marvel of engineering from the early 20th century. It is the Vickers 381 mm cannon. There were six in Menorca and as many in the Peninsula. They are the largest caliber guns ever. . .

The history of Menorca at your fingertips

If you like history and want to know in more detail some of the monuments managed by the Consorcio Militar de Menorca, we recommend, in addition to your obligatory visit, the extensive collection of publications published by said public body. On this occasion we offer you the possibility of acquiring the second edition (corrected and. . .

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The surrender of Menorca in February 1939

The Surrender of Menorca was one of the last episodes of the Spanish Civil War. It took place on the island of Menorca, between February 4 and 9, 1939, when the military governor of the island and head of the Mahón naval base, Lieutenant Commander Luis González de Ubieta negotiated the surrender with a Francoist. . .

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