The DFS 193

by Daniel Russ on May 20, 2018

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  The DFS 193 was designed to be a two-seat tailless airplane, with a high wing monoplane that allowed the pilot to see unnocluded. Therefore this was designed as an observation plane.  designed to explore the military potential of this layout. It was powered with a 240 hp engine This plane was cool, like all of […]

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Riout 102T Alérion Ornithopter

by Daniel Russ on May 15, 2018

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  French engineer René Louis Riout built ornithopters, or aircraft that mimicked flapping wings to achieve flight. This was his first ornithopter, the DuBois Riot  and it was constructed in 1913. Spoiler alert: Its development was delayed because World War I broke out. It never achieved sustained flight, and it crashed. After the war, Riout […]

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The Piaggio P.D.4

May 9, 2018

  A prototype helicopter was undergoing flight trials by the Piaggio company. It was called the P.D.4, a new helicopter design that featured a tandem-rotor design. The power plant as an eight-cylinder engine at the rear The four seat P.D.4 was equipped with 450hp Alpha Romeo engine in the only prototype. This was remvoed and […]

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Make No Mistake, When The Enemies Were Upon Them Napoleon’s Forces Ran Like The Rest.

May 5, 2018

  At Waterloo, Napoleon was ill. He had gout, dysuria, and hemorrhoids. His back hurt atop the horse, but he needed to be seen by commanders and he needed to be vertically high enough to see the battlefield unfolding before him. When this most famous battlefield was over, he evacuated as another almost anonymous soldier […]

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Hitler’s Table Talks Reveal Why He Insisted On Invading Russia.

May 1, 2018
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          Several people around Hitler most notably Martin Bormann, convinced him to let them record his ramblings for posterity. These recordings were called Hitler’s Table Talk. They are absolutely fascinating.   I became Chancellor of the Reich at 43 and I’m only 52 today. With age optimism gets weaker… the spring […]

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We Could Use A Little Thomas Paine Now

April 27, 2018
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    I have begun reading old texts now. The Odyssey, Genesis, Napoleon’s writings about his lordship and his campaigns. I advise you to open up Thomas Paine’s Common Sense. Here are some excerpts and brother do we ever need thinking like this today.   TO MY FELLOW-CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: I […]

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Napoleon’s Ample Self Esteem.

April 23, 2018
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  Napoleon was a workaholic. He planned warfare all day and all night when he wasn’t attending high state affairs. He woke and slept at odd hours and when he asked for an aide to show up, they had to be ready. A position as an aide to napoleon was no sinecure. In fact, it […]

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Rome’s Imperial Power Was Expressed In Its Architecture.

April 17, 2018
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    The Appian Way, Via Appia, is a wonder to the world. Itself it stretches just short of 40 miles. But it was the road that began the first official universal transportation system in antiquity.   It connected Britain to Mesopotamia, from the Danube to Gibraltar and from the Alps to northern Africa. It was […]

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Napoleon and the Mameluks

April 12, 2018
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    May 19th, 1798, 16,000 seamen, 38,000 combat troops, all packed on 13 ships of the line, 42 frigates, 160 support ships, and none of them know where the Hell they are headed. It was his fiercely charismatic personality that made this possible in the age of Napoleon.  Most people would wonder why the […]

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Native Americans Also Invaded The New World.

April 8, 2018
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  Belly Bears, Arikara Chief History is so fascinating to me because it does repeat itself. And it reveals hypocrisy, extraneous worry, and prejudice. What history really reveals is our blindness to the truth, and our predilection for bundling the events of the past into an ideological framework. Beginning in the last three quarters of […]

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The Fall And Rise of Ulysses S. Grant.

April 3, 2018
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    When South Carolina began the uprising against the United States, the fervor for war was also burning effulgent. One of the amazing insights gleaned from From Ron Chernow’s book about Ulysses Grant is that the war began as a political topic engaged by people all over the country in taverns and at work […]

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Fight Over Who Owns Krav Maga

March 30, 2018
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    Plus ça change, plus ça la meme chose.   Some of the earliest examples of brands were martial arts styles. By that I am not talking about Kung Fu, because Kung Fu is a constellation of martials arts. Kung Fu is a bit like a fractal, it all looks the same until you […]

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The E555 – “Long Range/High Speed Flying Wing Aircraft”

March 24, 2018
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            One of the criticisms leveled at the Nazi war planners is that with world domination in their mission statements, they still did not have a four engine bomber capable of real force projection across the Atlantic, into Asia and into Central and Southern Africa. That said, in 1943, the […]

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Omdurman, A Medieval Army Versus A Modern Army.

March 19, 2018
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Sir Herbert Kitchener was not a precept while he travelled through Egypt and Sudan. He was on a mission to exact revenge for the death of Major General Charles Gordon. Kitchener was an experienced British military commander in the service of a Royal expeditionary force of the large British empire. He was putting down an […]

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Russia’s 5th Generation Fighter: The Sukhoi 57

March 14, 2018
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So as warfare continues to produce new lethal technologies beyond legacy weaponry, the old format is also still quite alive. In the past year we have seen new 5th generation fighter aircraft displayed at air shows like the Cold War was still in full bloom.   Here is the new Sukhoi 67, a jet designed […]

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Awesome Cutaways From Gizmodo

March 10, 2018
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From sploid.gizmodo.com           Bell XV 15                     Douglas C 97 Stratofreighter         Mig 15   Douglas D 558 Skystreak           B-49   B-45 Tornado         Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Amazing Racist Anti Japanese Posters Printed in the US During WWII

March 6, 2018
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The Bell Airacuda

March 2, 2018
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        The first military aircraft produced by the Bell Aircraft Corporation once called the “Bell Model 1, it then became The Airacuda in 1937. The concept was a powerful and large and highly armed aircraft that was a cross between a bomber and an interceptor, and it would hopefully become a bomber […]

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The Boulton Paul P 111

February 26, 2018
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  The Boulton Paul P 111 was created to be a small jet powered combat aircraft. It had a Rolls Royce Nene engine and a Martin Baker Ejection seat. It featured a thin 45 ° delta wing with a single rear vertical stabilizer. All the control surfaces were powered, not levered. It had a crash […]

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The Model 48 Charger

February 22, 2018
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    From Wikipwedia:   General characteristics Crew: 2 Capacity: 6 paratroops in utility/cargo bay[8] Length: 34 ft 10 in (10.62 m) Wingspan: 30 ft 1.25 in (9.1758 m) Height: 13 ft 7 in (4.14 m) Wing area: 216 sq ft (20.1 m2) Empty weight: 4,457 lb (2,022 kg) Gross weight: 10,460 lb (4,745 kg) Fuel capacity: 258 US Gallon (977 L) internal[8] Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada T74-CP-8/10 […]

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