Swiss love guns. 2020 - 2016

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Switzerland. Canton Geneva. Geneva. St-Georges shooting range. Exercises de l’Arquebuse et de la Navigation is a shooting sports’ association. A member of a swiss riflemen's association aim his rifle on target during the memorial shooting for « L’escalade ». A sticker with a swiss flag on the rifle butt. L'Escalade, or Fête de l'Escalade (from escalade, the act of scaling defensive walls), is an annual festival held in Geneva, celebrating the defeat of the surprise attack by troops sent by Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy during the night of 11–12 December 1602. A shooting range or firing range or pistol range or rifle range or shooting gallery or shooting ground is a specialized facility designed for firearms practice. The flag of Switzerland consists of a red flag with a white cross (a bold, equilateral cross) in the centre. It is one of only two square sovereign-state flags. 21.10.2017 © 2017 Didier Ruef