October 2010

Verticle Take Off Day

October 12, 2010

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The Ancient Bow And Arrow

October 11, 2010

Arrowheads, too small to be used effectively as a spear and perfectly suited and notched for an aerodynamic arrow have been found dating as far back as 50,000 years at Bir-El-Ater in Tunisia and in Algeria. These arrowhwads have been carved with an amazing precision out of obsidian, chalcedony, jasper and flint. This would put […]

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Vicksburg

October 10, 2010

From May 25, 1863 until July 4th 1863, Ulysses S Grant had decided that the best way to wrest control of the Mississippi River from the Confederate forces around Vicksburg Mississippi would be a siege. His opponent, John C. Pemberton, a northerner by birth, was left with 18,000 men once the siege began and Grant […]

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Hell Hath No Fury, Part II. Soviet Women Fight On The Front Lines In World War II

October 9, 2010

No nation has ever been under the stress of attack or threat of extinction that surpassed that of the Soviet Union. By the end of 1941, half of the nation was destroyed and the other half was fighting for its life against the largest invasion army in human history. That said, the Soviet command asked […]

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Iron Man Coming Soon To A Battlefield Near You

October 8, 2010

The XOS2 suit – pronounced “exos” – produced by US defence technology firm Raytheon Sarcos allows the user to carry 70kg with apparently little or no effort and punch through four planks of wood at once. The exoskeleton has been designed with two applications in mind: firstly, the combat variant, which is a waist-down suit […]

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WWII Political Cartoons

October 7, 2010

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Concept Aircraft Part Two

October 6, 2010

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Concept Aircraft

October 5, 2010

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War Art. Porcelin Weapons.

October 4, 2010

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Excogitating On The Eastern Front

October 3, 2010

Churchill and Stalin did not trust each other. Certainly it was stupendously important that the Russian leader fought with the Allies and did so ferociously. Churchill was a student of history and with his access to the finest intelligence services the west could provide he knew what had happened in the 1930s. He knew that […]

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Nuf’ Said

October 2, 2010

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Astronaut/Senator John Glenn Shot Down Three MIGs Over Korea.

October 1, 2010

John Glenn quit school during Pearl Harbor and joined the United States Army Air Corps. The Army didn’t bite, and he applied then to the Navy as an aviation cadet. He became a pilot and was transferred to the United States Marine Corps where we flew F4U Corsairs in 59 missions, including strikes against anti […]

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