April 2011

Civil War Firearms

by Daniel Russ on April 30, 2011

Prior to the American Civil War, the north was where one found the affluence, the factories and the best schools in America. That said, one imagines that the unfolding civil conflict created an immediate demand for weaponry, and a race to see which side could produce or purchase the best. This favored the Union Army […]

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Civil War Rations

by Daniel Russ on April 29, 2011

Salted Pork or Beef. More often than not, this was not just pork preserved in brine. It was skin, hair and God knows what other parks of a pig one might actually consume. Having grown up in Georgia, I can assure you that there is absolutely no part of the pig that a southerner won’t […]

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This Country Needs A Spinal Tap.

April 28, 2011

I watched “This Is Spinal Tap” last night, Rob Reiner’s 1984 comedy parody of an aging metal band trying to stage a comeback. It was on the FUSE network, and watching it showed me how very different a world we live in since the days that movie first aired. First of all there was no […]

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HL-10 Lifting Body Space Re-Entry Vehicle. Circa 1966. Courtesy Northrup.

April 27, 2011

Source: http://www.therpf.com/f11/has-anyone-done-hl-10-lifting-body-54417/index4.html Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Concept Aircraft

April 26, 2011

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The WS125 Atomic Bomber

April 25, 2011

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Russian Experimental Tanks

April 24, 2011

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World Tae Kwon Do Knockouts. Mostly From Back Swing Kicks And Back Kicks.

April 23, 2011

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Further Thoughts On The Continuing Problems Facing The American Empire.

April 22, 2011

A new revelation from Wikilieaks indicates that the US government with the help of private companies funded the insurrection in Lybia. One has to step back for a moment and ask why. Why on Earth, at this time when we are so insolvent and have domestic problems that are spiraling out of control, would we […]

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Armored Battle For The Golan Heights

April 21, 2011

For months before the war began in 1973, the Syrian Army ordered its tank units onto the escarpment below the Golan Heights arrayed in battle formations. Then they ordered their artillery units to remove the camouflage netting. After a few days, they ordered their units to disband and return to bases. They did this enough […]

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Roman Marching Camps

April 20, 2011

The outpost supply and harbor system is a military concept created by the Romans. They were the first real empire to put in place forward operating bases deep in occupied territory. Once the Romans had to occupy Gaul and return to quell uprisings they also needed a place to retreat to when they were overwhelmed […]

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The Beriev 200 Watershow

April 19, 2011

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Very Cool Japanese Film Footage Of Aircraft Carrier Amagi, Sunk In Harbor

April 18, 2011

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Columbian Home Made Submarine

April 17, 2011

The sub presents the use of advanced technology seen for the first time in this country, and its construction must have cost the narcotraffickers more than 4,000 million pesos, according to the Naval police of the Pacific. Source: Boingboing   Source: boingboing.net Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Fantastic Black And White 1960s Evening News Footage Of The Battle Of Ben Het

April 16, 2011

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Excerpts From President’s Speech

April 15, 2011

“….A belief that we are all connected; and that there are some things we can only do together, as a nation. We believe, in the words of our first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, that through government, we should do together what we cannot do as well for ourselves. And so we’ve built a strong military […]

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The Aegates Islands Ambush. The End Of The First Punic War.

April 14, 2011

Rome and Carthage, two great seagoing nations with huge armies and tremendous wealth both existed within each others sphere of influence. The three major wars fought between them was inevitable. The outcomes were not. But the first war went to the Romans. This was the last battle. In 241, at the end of the First […]

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Great Old Photos Of X Planes From Edwards AFB

April 13, 2011

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What Ever Happened To The Vikings In North America? Wonderful Discussion From Beachcombing.

April 12, 2011

    Forget Moses praying in the Desert, Luther getting temperamental at Wittenberg, the sword of Islam lifting above Medina, the signing of the Bill of Rights, the opening of the Bridgewater Canal and the explosion of Little Boy at Hiroshima. In the last three thousand years by far the most important historical event was the discovery […]

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Please Donate.

April 11, 2011

On the right sidebar is a Donate PayPal tab. Please help me keep this blog going. Just click on the tab and keep in mind we accept dollars, or anything that has an equivalent in dollars. It takes a lot of research and we are supporting three old pugs, one which is incontinent AND blind. […]

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