December 2012

Mussolini thought he had a powerful army. The British delivered his first wake up call.

December 8, 2012

      Benito Mussolini The Treaty of Lussaune was the opening play in the Italian annexation of Libya into their empire. It was signed in 1912 and despite the inchoate rage from the Arab population, the Italian liberation of Lybia from the Ottoman empire was complete. It was not until 1914 that the rest […]

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December 7th, 1941. We Remember.

December 7, 2012

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The Fallen Astronaut. A Ceremony Performed On The Moon Without NASA’s Sanction.

December 7, 2012

  Apollo 15 was the ninth manned Moon mission planned and the fourth one where people disembarked and walked on the surface. It landed on July 30th 1971.  James Irwin and David Scott had a Lunar Rover that allowed them to travel a few kilometers away and carry 170 pounds of Moon Rocks. They stayed […]

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Shuttle Flight Decks.

December 6, 2012

      Source: Boing Boing Related Posts:25 Years Ago Today.

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Captured German War Films

December 5, 2012

This is a compilation of pro Nazi news films in French, Japanese and German. This is raw beautiful film. Amazing.     Captured German War Films Summary: POSTHUMOS AWARDS: CU, Swastika emblem, CUs, display of medals – men at attention. Sequence: Civilians receiving awards from Herman Goering. Karl Von Rumstedt, Admiral Erich Raeder and Herman […]

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NYT Amazing Collection Of Indian Photos From George S Curtis.

December 4, 2012

 Hidatsa Mother, George S Curtis Two Whistles, Apsaroka Medicine Man 1908 George S Curtis Chief Child Crow 1908 George S Curtis Anitsa Indians George S Curtis Source: NYT Related Posts:THE STRIP Travel Advisories From the Secretary of State By BRIAN McFADDEN – From NYT

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The Flintlock Butter Knife.

December 3, 2012

  Flintlock Butter Knife Flintlock Butter Knife     The website that held this information did not describe the date this weapon was manufactured, but I have to guess mid 18th century. The quality of the engraving, the style of the typography all would indicate this is a classic almost steam punck versionof a flintlock […]

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The Amazing Heinkel 111 Zwilling

December 2, 2012

  Heinkel 111-Z Heinkel 111-Z     Germany needed to develop a new and robust system of force projection to turn the tide of the war in their favor by the middle of 1943.  One of the ideas that produced some results was the massive Junkers 322 and the Messerschmidt 321 troop carrier. Both of […]

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Soviet Armored Train Design.

December 1, 2012

  Soviet Armored Train Design Here is an armored vehicle that protects itself and the rest of the train cars behind it from attacks. It also turns a train into a mighty gun platform. The designer wanted to mount three 76mm self loading cannons, two 45mm auto loader anti tank guns, two remotely controlled anti […]

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