May 2011

Tibetan Soldiers Fought For Russia And Germany.

by Daniel Russ on May 31, 2011

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  In 1944, some of the prisoners that belonged to the Wehrmacht were Russians. Keep in mind that not all Russian wanted to die for Mother Russia. Stalin killed in between 25 and 35 million people in his great purges, and other operations meant to despoil political opponents’ efforts. You can’t kill that many people […]

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CMIG Tribute To Unknown Soldiers

by Daniel Russ on May 30, 2011

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The Bobbin Tank

May 29, 2011

The British constructed a bevy of special purpose automobiles to be used in combat engineering roles. One of these ‘Funnies” as they called them was the Carpet-Layer Mark III or the “Bobbin”. Invented to lay down a mesh of interlocking metal over minefields. The vehicles each were used as one time only roles. Once the […]

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The Sling Shot That Shoots Machetes. I Am Not Kidding.

May 28, 2011

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Ratko Mladic Captured. Murdered 10,000 Muslims in Serbia.

May 27, 2011

“PARIS — President Boris Tadic of Serbia announced at a news conference in Belgrade on Thursday that Ratko Mladic, the fugitive accused of masterminding the massacre at Srebrenica in 1995, had been captured but refused to give details. Mr. Mladic, a former Bosnian Serb general, was one of the world’s most wanted criminals, evading capture […]

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Flug und Fahrzeugwerke FFA P-16 Swiss Prototype Fighter, 1955

May 26, 2011

  Just under the speed of sound at 600 knots, the P-16 suffered two crashes in the first five production models and that ended it’s life span. It was 36  feet wide, 46 feet long and weighed 25 tons. It was intended to be able top take off from short frozen Alpine runways. It was […]

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New Jerusalem Hoax UFO Video Appears

May 25, 2011

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1960s Magazine On How To Build A UFO Detector

May 24, 2011

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UFOs Over Spain During The Civil War.

May 23, 2011

Here is a great story I came across here Spanish military personnel describe UFOs during the Civil War in the 1930s. Like a Mexican Hat The sun had already risen and the soldiers whose battalion defended the Peñón de la Mata position (to the north fo the Province of Granada) on February 5, 1938 endured […]

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Footage Of Christian Dior’s Niece, An Unrepentant Fan Of Adolph Hitler

May 22, 2011

  This is sad, but it so often happens that the most blessed among us in provisions are almost bereft of spirit. Related Posts:The Sturmgeschutz III, AKA Stug.Accused Nazi Executioner Goes On Trial In HungaryNazi Waffen SS Guard ConvictedThe Amazing Number Of Experimental Nazi Aircraft.Nazi Prosecuted

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Great Footage Of British News Reporting On An American Artillery Battalion During Vietnam

May 21, 2011

Notice the 175 mm guns, our largest. Each barrel had to be rotated off after 300 rounds and each barrel was $14,000. Related Posts:8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, Vietnam 1971Kill Anything That Moves.The French 370 mm Mortar.Politics Of The Vietnam War.Sometimes An Artist Joins The Army. Neil Leinwohl.

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The Atomic Cannon. 280mm Nuclear Howitzer. 1953.

May 20, 2011

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Citroen-Kegresse Half-Track

May 19, 2011

“In 1923 the Danish Army bought a 10hp Citroen-Kegresse half-track for evaluation. The army, impressed, purchased two more in 1924. In 1932 they were returned to Citroen as a part of the payment on a new 18 hp Citroen-Kegresse. The Danish army designated that the vehicle act as a support vehicle for their armored car […]

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The Gettysburg Address

May 18, 2011

On November 19th, 1863, Edward Everett, a legislator from Massachusetts delivered a two hour speech at the commemoration of a new national battlefield for the thousands who died at Gettysburg. When he sat down Abe Lincoln stood and delivered this most famous oratory in about four minutes. “Four score and seven years ago our fathers […]

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The Secret Sharer, By Jane Mayer, A Chilling Tale Of Government Overreach From The New Yorker

May 17, 2011

On June 13th, a fifty-four-year-old former government employee named Thomas Drake is scheduled to appear in a courtroom in Baltimore, where he will face some of the gravest charges that can be brought against an American citizen. A former senior executive at the National Security Agency, the government’s electronic-espionage service, he is accused, in essence, […]

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Color Coded Shirts Distinguish Aircraft Carrier Personnel Roles.

May 16, 2011

Everybody on an aircraft carrier deck has a role. Because it is a noisy dangerous and sometimes unforgiving place, each seaman typical has on a color coded top that distinguishes their roles.   White Tops – These are medical personnel, or they handle mail. Red Tops – These are the guys who load or unload […]

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Excogitations On The Start Of The Korean War

May 15, 2011

The Korean War flared quite suddenly and American troops were caught unprepared and poorly equipped. This shows you that poor US intelligence has been a problem for a long time. No one on this side of the world guessed what the Koreans would do. Some background: From 1910 to 1945, Korea was occupied by a […]

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Helmet Mask Armor, From Augsburg, Germany, 1515

May 14, 2011

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Mughal War Elephant Armor

May 13, 2011

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Bokken Vs. Naginata. Also Man Vs Woman.

May 12, 2011

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