November 2011

Korean War Political Cartoons

by Daniel Russ on November 30, 2011

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The Collins & Company Hartford Engineers Machete.

by Daniel Russ on November 29, 2011

  My Dad always had this machete that I kept after he died. We lived on the edge of the woods and believe it or not, kudzu would creep in and took over the yard. Dad actually needed a machete. He didn’t do any jungle fighting overseas. He did his jungle fighting in our backyard. […]

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NASA UFOs

November 28, 2011

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Car Sized Advanced Robot Probe Curiosity On Its Way To Mars In Historic Mission.

November 27, 2011

  The Curiosity Rover will look to see if Mars could ever be habitable, or if it ever hosted life even in microbial form. It will look for the building blocks of life, like nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and sulfur. It will be prepared to detect metabolic reactions or anything else that might be  a bio-signature. […]

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Boneyard In Arizona. Click On This For High Resolution Image.

November 26, 2011

An aerial photo of a place where US Combat aircraft are stored in the desert in between usages.

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The Marquis’ Multiplane, The Plane That Never Flew.

November 25, 2011

The was built by a French designer in 1908 buiit never left the ground.   Source: Wiki, X Planes Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Oddly Beautiful Images From War.

November 23, 2011

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French Knight Fall.

November 22, 2011

  The thing about military industrial complexes, is that they often act only to keep themselves comfortable and happy and forget the higher goals that birthed the army. The famed French knights that terrorized infantry in the 14th century all across Europe were a classic example of a military industrial complex. The individual parts of […]

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The Attack On Fort Stevens. The Night A Japanese Sub Atacked The Mainland United States.

November 21, 2011

The Attack On Fort Stevens. The Night A Japanese Sub Atacked The Mainland United States.

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The Battle Of Hochwald Gap. In World War II, It Was One Of The Largest Armor Engagements And Few Are Aware Of It.

November 20, 2011

    In February 1945, there was little left for most of the Wehrmacht to go home to. The Soviets were an unstoppable juggernaut rumbling out of the East and overrunning desperate outnumbered Nazis. The Allies had opened a second front in Occupied France and were squeezing the Nazis out of Western Europe. The Nazi’s […]

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The Russians Made 6,000,000 PPSh-41 Submachine Guns.

November 19, 2011

  The PPSH 41 was a submachine gun designed by George Shpagin for the Russian military during WWII. This was a classic Soviet design infused with the user in mind. The user is likely to be illiterate and poor and not necessarily someone who has even worked around machine industries. It was made of stamped […]

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Beware Object 279.

November 18, 2011

At the outset of the Cold War, weapons designers were hard at work on both sides of the Berlin Wall seeking to stay ahead of the other side in case total war did in fact break out. One of the big ideas in Russia was the survivability of tanks on the battlefield in light of […]

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Thomas Jefferson On Wall Street

November 17, 2011

.   I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around [the banks] will deprive the people of all property […]

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Alaric.

November 16, 2011

August 23rd 410 AD. Alaric The Goth is at the gates of Rome. Tomorrow, the world will end. Rome at this time had for 800 years represented the highest ideals of Western Civilization. They had cities and taxation systems, and international trade and shipping and manufacturing  and coliseums and running water and plumbing. The Roman […]

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Yugoslav General Convicted Of War Crimes.

November 15, 2011

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal sentenced the former chief of the Yugoslav army to 27 years imprisonment Tuesday for providing crucial military aid to Bosnian Serb forces responsible for the Srebrenica massacre and for a deadly four-year campaign of shelling and sniping in Sarajevo.   The case against Gen. Momcilo […]

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A Robot Developed For Combat. Impressive. And Frightening.

November 14, 2011

    We are seeing a completely new revolution in warfare and one that will not diminish. The thousand fold increase in the use of drones is an example of the trend. It costs too much to train a pilot and and replace one that has died to go back to all manned combat missions. […]

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War Casualty Oddities. The Numbers Are Staggering.

November 13, 2011

More Americans died in the United States Army Air Corps than died in the United States Marine Corps. In fact, in WWII your chance of completing 30 missions was about 29%. That meant you had a 71% chance of dying in a bombing mission. Once completed, however, your job was done. The United States 8th […]

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More Anti-War, Anti DADT Political Cartoons.

November 12, 2011

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Happy Veterans Day.

November 11, 2011

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The Battle Of The Catalaunian Fields. 451 AD.

November 10, 2011

Now come the Huns, a barbarian group like no other. These were the best horsemen the Romans had ever seen. Either Roman garrisons could not stop them, many cobbled together from reserve forces in the hinterlands of the fading Empire. No other Germanic tribe could standup to them either. They were mostly a cavalry army but the maneuvered with such deftness and force that the classical infantry formations of the Roman era just could not keep up with them on a battlefield. They were merciless killers who rarely negotiated anything. They simply showed up and took what they wanted and killed everyone, men, women, children. Some women were kept but for the most part there was no mercy meted out whatsoever. Attila himself was like a monster out of a folktale. He was short, hairy, swarthy, utter charismatic, and as fine a horsemen as any he rode with. His men wore furs, goatskin leggings, fur hats and caps; they carried a compound bow, bone tipped arrows, rope, sometimes a long spear and a knife. They painted and scarred their own faces to make themselves to look minatory. They were descended from Mongol tribesmen and related to other Asiatic bands. Nomadic and clannish, around the 5th century, the Huns decided that they needed more land and launched attacks on the Goth with ferocity never seen. The Goths fled across the Rhine into the Balkans, then Thrace. Now everyone in Rome was paying attention.

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