January 2013

SU- 76 Russian Self Propelled Gun.

January 10, 2013

SU- 76 Russian Self Propelled Gun       SU- 76 Russian Self Propelled Gun SU- 76 Russian Self Propelled Gun     Like the Germans and the Americans, even though it wasn’t always efficent to put a heavy tank on the battlefield, it was nonetheless important to put a heavy gun on the battlefield. […]

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War In Afghanistan Political Cartoons.

January 9, 2013

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Babi Yar. One Of The Grimmest Days In Human History.

January 8, 2013

    Paul Blobel   The Einsatzgruppen or special task force was a division of the SS that followed behind the German Army and murdered anyone that didn’t fit into a set of tightly prescripted requirements. One could not be Communist. One could not be Bolshevik. One could not be related to Russian officials. One […]

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Chinese Mint New Coinage Featuring Their First Aircraft Carrier.

January 7, 2013

“The Chinese Navy’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning,” is on each coin in Mandarin, for denominations of 10, 300 and 2000 and 200 yuan.  You know you are dealing with a newly militarized and confident China when they commemorate an aircraft carrier only months after it’s first trap. We should expect to see a new Chinese […]

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DINFIA IA 38 Argentinian Flying Wing Transport Plane.

January 6, 2013

       DINFIA IA 38 Argentinian Flying Wing Transport Plane DINFIA IA 38 Argentinian Flying Wing Transport Plane       DINFIA IA 38 Argentinian Flying Wing Transport Plane           The DINFIA IA 38 Argentinian Flying Wing Transport Plane   Just when I think I have seen all the experimental […]

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The Riga Massacres.

January 5, 2013

      In the first six months of their occupation of Latvia, the Germans and their collaborators worked to rid the country of the Jews who lived there. There were around 95,000 Jews in Latvia and less than 10,000 survived this pogrom. Encouraged to perpetrate violence upon their Jewish neighbors, the worst and the […]

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The Night Montgomery Gave Directions To A Cabbie.

January 4, 2013

    Bernard Montgomery Bernard Momtgomery was known for his instant wit. He stepped into a cab late one night in London. The Cabbie asked: “Where to?”   “Waterloo,” replied Monty.   “Waterloo Station?” the Cabbie asked, confirming the destination.   “Certainly,” Replied Monty. “We’ve quite missed the battle.”     Sources: The Little Brown […]

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We Had No Idea How Hard The Japanese Would Fought Until Guadalcanal. Then Again, They Didn’t Know How Hard We Would Fight Either.

January 3, 2013

  Once the smaller islands were in US hands, the Marines moved. At 0910 hours the Ist and 3rd Batteries of 5th Marines took Beach Red. The landing was unopposed. 3rd battery of the 1st Marines took Mount Austin to the southwest. The going was slow. The thickly wooded island was almost impenetrable to anyone, […]

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Forget The Comparisons Between The United States And Ancient Rome. The Differences Are More Telling.

January 2, 2013

    I love the comparisons historians draw between the United States and the Roman Empire. As the turn of the Millennium fades into the past the year-end brings knee jerk dramatic analyses of the last twelve months. Increasingly, and almost inevitably there is a comparison between the 230-year-old United States of America and the […]

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Guadalcanal Was Our First Official Ground War With The Japanese.

January 1, 2013

      May 1942, untested United States Marines are headed into the Pacific, most of them are kids out of high school with a deeply inculcated sense of pride and patriotism. For the most part they are well trained. These are the pride of America’s youth. The answer to both the dedicated Wehrmacht soldier […]

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