November 2011

Myths Regarding The Battle of Islawandha

November 9, 2011

  I was perusing a website called Paradox Plaza. I picked up this opinion by a man named Didz, a Second Lieutenant veteran, I am assuming, in the Royal Army.  He writes a lengthy revision of history in regards to the Battle of Islawandha the first of several major engagements during the Zulu Wars that […]

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Joe Frazier Takes Final Count.

November 8, 2011

    I grew up watching Muhammad Ali fight. I was mesmerized by him and his boxing style and his charisma. That said, you can’t mention Muhammad Ali without mentioning a few other fighters in the same breath: George Foreman, and Joe Frazier. Frazier came out of the tough inner city Philly boxing gyms, notorious […]

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Left Behind The Lines, Russian Troops Became Partisans.

November 7, 2011

  The first six months of Barbarossa was the single most successful modern combat campaign. The Wehrmacht took over three million prisoners and had staged the largest invasion and the largest human event, period. They advanced into an area that was half the size of all Europe in just that time. As they progressed, they […]

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Andy Rooney, War Correspondent, Dies at 92.

November 6, 2011

        Perhaps the most famous curmudgeon ever, Andy Rooney entertained Americans with his biting observations about life for over twenty years. Recently he slowed down and in fact died one month to the date he made his final appearance on Sixty Minutes.   In February of 1943, Rooney served as a war […]

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Blohm & Voss BV P.210 “Volksjager”

November 5, 2011

Blohm & Voss was one of the signature experimental Nazi aircraft manufacturers. They were famous for the offset cockpit and engine nacelle, like in the BV 141. A single BMW jet engine powered the plane that featured wings swept back 30 degrees and folding front landing gear. The Chief Designer was Dr. Richard Vogt. Designed […]

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The Men In The Diving Bell Suits.

November 4, 2011

This book is my first Amazon Kindle single. It is a story about a slave in American Civil War who escapes and searches desperately to find a rumored Freedom Trail. He does find freedom, but not where you might expect to find it. Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Chinese Communist Propaganda Art: Now With Translations Courtesy Mae-Mae Stiles.

November 3, 2011

The Chinese Communists were sure to include imagery of women in defense related Chinese Communist Propaganda Art. It was important to engage them since they were so numerous and it meshed with Communist ideals of gender equality.

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Facebook Wars. The Political Poster Makes A Comeback In Digital Media.

November 2, 2011

Well, Whadya’ know? The poster is appearing all over Social Media. And why not? Posters have probably put more people in power than all the advertising campaigns in the world. A snappy line, a pithy quote, a great photo, that’s all you need. The odd thing about it is that is reappearing in digital media, […]

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Wars Are Won By Replacing Lost Equipment.

November 1, 2011

  By April of 1942 the Germans had lost so much equipment and personnel that truly they never recovered. Of the 3.2 million Germans who marched into Russia, and the 1.4 million Axis allies, over one third of this force was a casualty. That was more casualties in less than a year than Napoleon had […]

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