December 2011

Happy Birthday Marvin Edward Russ.

by Daniel Russ on December 31, 2011

    When my father died the main rabbi of our synagogue had gone on a sabbatical to Israel and so a brand new assistant rabbi, Herbert Cohen performed the ceremony. He asked me for some help with Dad and I found this quote on a card on his dresser under a sheet of glass. […]

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Quote Of The Day.

by Daniel Russ on December 30, 2011

. “Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” – Napoleon Bonaparte   . Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Nidar Singh, The Last Master Of Shastar Vidya, Arcane Sikh Martial Art.

December 29, 2011

    Nidar Singh, a 44-year was a factory worker from the British Midlands, who worked in the food packing division of Wolvertonehampton. Singh is a father of four and a husband. What makes Singh so amazing is that he is the very last master of a martial art indigenous to India and born in […]

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Quote Of The Day

December 28, 2011

.   “We’re surrounded. That simplifies the problem.”   Gunnery Sgt. Chesty Puller. Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Reid’s Flying Submarine

December 27, 2011

“06/18/2007. Remarks by Bernhard Klein: “The RFS-1 was constructed by Donald V. Reid, an early R/C submarine enthusiast, and defense contractor, of Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA, using parts from other (crashed) aircraft. A serious attempt to make an aircraft that could also serve as a submarine, Reid’s design came to him almost by accident […]

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Amazing Photos From The US Library Of Congress.

December 26, 2011

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A Military Christmas Story: The Egg-Nog Riot.

December 25, 2011

      As students are wont to do, some students at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York were planning to smuggle whiskey into campus. The idea was to create a few offline spiked egg-nog parties and escape the notice of supervisors.   The Grog Mutiny as it is often called […]

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Former B-29 Pilot Sees Rocket Shaped UFO.

December 24, 2011

Eastern Airlines Pilot C.S. Chiles graduated from flying B-29s to simpler, smaller, easier to fly aircraft: DC-3. It was July 3rd, 1948, World War II careening off into the past, now the airline pilot is flying this bus after over 8000 hour of flying for military transport operations. He is left Houston and headed to […]

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Assorted UFO’s Sighted By The Military In World War II.

December 23, 2011

  November, 1945. While on the US USS Delarof, heading off to Alaska carrying supplies just off the Washington Coast, a Radioman named Crawford, reported seeing a massive and dark metallic unidentified object come up from beneath the sea, then circle the USS Delarof, before quickly flying off. Fourteen crew-members from the ship were eye […]

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The First Crusade. The Rabble And The Tragedy.

December 22, 2011

  1095. Alexis Comnenus is busy. He is preparing to defend Constantinople from the hordes of mounted Arab warriors who have begun a long process of overtaking the Mediterranean. The Seljuk Turks storm out of Anatolia and all but sack Constantinople. He is defending the same city he sacked in 1081 on his way to […]

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The Foo Fighter That A B-24 Pilot Fired On.

December 21, 2011

  March 25th, 1942, Second Lieutenant Roman Sobinski is commanding 301 Royal Air Force bomber squadron over Zuiderzee. His Consolidated B-24 Liberators were on their way home after a bombing mission over Essen in the Ruhr Valley. While flying lead element in the formation, he heard a radio call from his tailgunner. An orange colored […]

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The Confederate In My Room. A Ghost Story.

December 20, 2011

        The wind blew chill as I pulled up to the Corners Bed and Breakfast on Klein Street. I fumbled my keys in my cold numb hands and watched my breath plume forth in long wisps of white. I stood and stretched my legs. Twenty-one hours of driving across the Southern United […]

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The Grumman F6F Hellcat.

December 19, 2011

The F4F Wildcat was a formidable fighter bomber entering service during world war ii. In air combat early on against Japanese naval pilots, the Wildcat fared poorly. While it was better armored, could absorb a lot of firepower and still fly, it was also considerably slower than the Mitsubishi AGM Zero. The Zero sacrificed armament […]

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From U-Boats To The City, The Nazi Spies Who Made It Into America.

December 18, 2011

On June 12th, 1942 A German U boat, enshrouded by night and shallow waters of the continental shelf and with orders not to engage, placidly slipped through defenses and brings her engines to a halt just east of Amagansett, Long Island. Four Germans, highly trained at Quentz Lake, outside of Berlin, make it to shore […]

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Toy Soldiers. Superb Video Animation.

December 16, 2011

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The UFOs That Spooked Minot Air Force Base.

December 15, 2011

  For years the official and most recognizable organization that studied and catalogued UFO sightings was NICAP, or the National Investigations Committee On Aerial Phenomenon. NICAP as closed down in the early seventies as subterfuge by government operatives sought to discredit the entire UFO phenomenon. But for a long time, NICAP was the group that […]

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President Kennedy’s Bomb Shelter.

December 14, 2011

The Cold War really scared people into thinking they had to build a bomb shelter that would shield them in the case a nuclear weapon was sent to their towns and cities. One was built for President Kennedy.

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Theodore Roosevelt’s Disastrous Dinner with Booker T. Washington.

December 13, 2011

Booker T Washington was one of the most influential African Americans in United States history. Born into servitude to a slave and a white father in Virginia, he established himself as a powerful articulate orator. He was able to acquire advocates among American legislative leaders, philanthropists, the rich and influential and of course millions of […]

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The Arc Of Instability.

December 12, 2011

The Daily Beast featured an article about the United State’s involvement all over the map in tiny wars of insurgency, in a geographic arc described as the “arc of Instability”. This is another cryptic neo-con term that secretly adumbrates a gigantic swath of the globe that includes about half of the nations on Earth. It […]

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The First Parasite Plane Concept.

December 11, 2011

  The Felixstowe Porte baby was a massive flying boat built specifically to be an airborne aircraft carrier. It featured a huge Rolls Royce engine at the nose, its dimensions were appropriately bug. It was 25 feet tall, was 63 feet long and boasted a wingspan of 124 feet. It could climb to 8,000 feet […]

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