Haiti Gendarmerie in 1916
Here is a picture of Haiti Gendarmerie in 1916
Haiti's Military contributed to Island's Destabilization. The Haitian Revolution shaped the government control Haiti was to be victimized under the next 191 years, the Haitian military. Ineffective, poorly funded, and politically compromised, the Haitian army was dissolved by the U.S. Marines.
In 1916 the U.S. formed Gendarmerie d'Haiti that became Garde d'Haiti in 1928. In 1995 Haiti demobilized its military, and the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti has been responsible for maintaining the peace, especially when elections are due to be held.« Previous · Next »