August 2010

The Rout After Normandy

August 15, 2010

Seventy five days after the invasion of Normandy, the invasion battle was over. It took the Allies two and a half months to turn the Germans around and quite literally run for their lives. I have made the point here many times that the Wehrmacht was probably the most disciplined and the most deadly army […]

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Gripping Story of Fighter Pilot Steve Ritchie

August 13, 2010

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Vo Binh Dinh – Indigenous Vietnamese Martial Art

August 12, 2010

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Nose Art. A Salute To The Days When Men Were Men And Women Were Painted On The Fuselage Of Aircraft That They Manufactured.

August 12, 2010

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Gladiators Didn’t Have It All That Bad.

August 11, 2010

These Roman slaves and prisoners provided bloody combative entertainment to Roman masses for three hundred years. First appearing in 400 BC, gladiatorial combat was a hit from the moment the Romans started it. Given that the Romans were considered the most civilized culture of their time, it is also proper to note that they were […]

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Former Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens Dies In A Plane Crash. He Flew Transport Planes During WWII Through Burma.

August 10, 2010

“After graduation from high school in 1942, Stevens enrolled at Oregon State University to study engineering,[14][12] With World War II in progress, Stevens attempted to join the Navy and serve in Naval Aviation, but failed the vision exam. He corrected his vision through a course of prescribed eye exercises, and in 1943 he was accepted […]

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Fukien White Crane

August 10, 2010

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Must See Video

August 10, 2010

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One Of The Strangest Web Sites I Have Ever Seen

August 10, 2010

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F-18 Punch Out In Canada

August 9, 2010

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File This Under Too Much Free Time

August 9, 2010

Cat Armor Source:http://www.jeffdeboer.com/Galleries/CatsandMice/tabid/77/Default.aspx Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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African Kings

August 8, 2010

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The Story Of Butch O Hare

August 7, 2010

World War II produced many heroes. One such man was Lieutenant Commander Butch O’Hare. He was a fighter pilot assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Lexington in the South Pacific. One day his entire squadron was sent on a mission. After he was airborne, he looked at his fuel gauge and realized that someone had […]

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“The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country”-J. Robert Oppenheimer

August 6, 2010

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The Greatest Women’s Boxing Match Of All Times When The Daughter Of The Greatest (Muhammed Ali) Handed Christy Martin Her Ass.

August 5, 2010

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Dear “Most Trusted Name In News”, The Anniversary Of The Bombing Of Hiroshima Is Tomorrow, Not Today.

August 5, 2010

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American Indian Chiefs

August 5, 2010

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Kind Of Pisses You Off

August 4, 2010

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The Do 335

August 4, 2010

Technically innovative, heavily armed, and possessing a performance which no other piston-engined aircraft has ever achieved or surpassed, the Do335 possessed great potential as a combat aircraft, but never got the chance to prove itself. Delayed by high ranking indecision and Allied bombing raids, it simply ran out of time.   Type: Single-seat fighter-bomber Powerplant: […]

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Review Multi Episodic Documentary Off To War Directed by Brent Renaud, Craig Renaud

August 3, 2010

I have just seen the first three episodes and I have to say that this is gripping. Not just because we are covering men in a hot war zone; but because the entire narrative is stark and honest. We start by being introduced to the soldiers of the Arkansas National Guard 323rd Army Engineering Battalion […]

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