Epee fencing; France, 1908

This puts the "eh la!" into élan

 

 

 

This puts the "eh la!" into élan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neither the place nor the time for becoming unbalanced…

The joys of barrack life. Two French soldiers stage an assault at arms on top of the monkey bars. (The hooks on the horizontal beam are used to attach climbing ropes to.)

A beautiful lunge to the leg falls short, to be answered with a counter attack to the arm.

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