Krac de Chevaliers struck by missile

Krak des Chevaliers in Syria. It is an 11th ce...
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One of the most famous (and one of the best preserved) of the crusader castles, Krac des Chevaliers, has come under a sort of fire never envisioned by its twelfth-century builders. The Hospitaller castle has taken a hit from a missile in the ongoing war in Syria. Video here: http://www.medievalists.net/2013/07/21/crac-des-chevaliers-struck-by-missile-heavily-damaged/

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