Sunday, 23 May 2010

Le Groupement Blindé de Gendarmerie Mobile...


The armoured mobile unit of the Gendarmerie is located in Versailles' Satory neighbourhood. More about the mobile unit here.
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... est localisé à Satory. Plus d'infos ici et ici.

16 comments:

Louis la Vache said...

Ah! «Louis’» knows about le 2 ème Blindé of Général le Clerc in World War II, too!

BaysideLife said...

Sad that they would be needed, but I have to admire any of the brave men and women who put themselves on the front lines of trouble and danger.

Jacob said...

So this is a "national" group...kind of like a French "Swat" team?

Don't think I'd argue with that tank no matter what!

And please fill your refrigerator...you can't work well on an empty stomach! ;-)

Clueless in Boston said...

It's good to know they are there, if ever needed.

T. Becque said...
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T. Becque said...

This reminds me, I've always wanted to ask this of someone who would know, but have never had the chance. When I was in Paris last summer, I took a picture of some policemen standing on the street. One of them saw me, and was VERY firm telling me no, and I had to erase the picture. Did I do a stupid tourist thing - are you not allowed to take pictures of police in France?
Anyway, I'm blabbing. Your picture is interesting!!

Small City Scenes said...

At ready--hopefully never to be called to action again. MB

tapirgal said...

You and VP both have big guns today. I hope you're not fighting.

VP said...

This is very interesting, I guess Satory is the place of Eurosatory? Be ready for mid June!
I have never realized before that it was a suburb of Versailles...

VP said...

Eurosatory, June 14-18 2010.

cieldequimper said...

@ VP: merci, I didn't even know...

Malyss said...

T. Becque a raison: tu fais des photos interdites!(mais bon, on ne te dénoncera pas..Ü)

Sharon Van Lieu said...

French is such a beautiful language. Gendarmerie sounds so lyrical. :-)

Sharon

bfarr said...

Very fancy word for policemen. However, their department building could be just about anywhere.

Thérèse said...

Not my favorite subject lol but it's necessary though I would prefer to see these kind of heavy vehicles hidden from the public.

Orin said...

I think it would be unwise to attract the attention of the Gendarmerie officer driving the tank!