April 2013

DHS Buys 6 Billion Rounds of Ammunition.

by Daniel Russ on April 30, 2013

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  According to Forbes, a request by the Department of Homeland Security for 6 billion rounds of ammunition as sparked theories that this is the beginning of the end of freedom in America. I would argue that the development of the Department of Homeland Security was the beginning of the end of the country During […]

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Napoleonic Battle Maps. Click To Enlarge.

by Daniel Russ on April 28, 2013

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I love maps and have always been fascinated with ancient maps. These aren’t exactly ancient but they bear the care and skill of the cartographers of the day.                   Sources: Wiki     Save Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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The Run Up To The Spanish American War Was Repeated In The Run Up To Iraq II.

April 27, 2013

        Frederic Remington, the famous artist who brought to life American images of the west was hired by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst to illustrate the revolution erupting in Cuba. He wrote back to Hearst one day in January 1897:   “Everything is quiet. There is no trouble. There will be no […]

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Great Old Revolutionary War Battle Maps. Click To Enlarge.

April 26, 2013

I have always loved maps. The wonders of the Internet is that I can have access to thousands of the awesome collectible maps for free just by Googling them., I find them fascinating, and of course they are are repositories of our history.                   Source: Wiki   […]

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The Panzerhaubitze III/IV Hummel

April 25, 2013

      ­­The Panzerhaubitze III/IV Hummel or Armored Howitzer III/IV “Bumble Bee”) was the last many German anti tank assault guns used to bolster Panzer force projection. Placed on the chassis of a Mark IV Panzer, the gun was a 150 mm howitzer made by Krupp. This gun as almost as big as US […]

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Alexander Lippisch and the Li P.04-106 Flying Wing Fighter Design.

April 23, 2013

Alexander Lippisch     .The Lippisch Li P.04-106 was designed to win a German contract against the Messerschmitt Bf 110 as a two-seat long range Fighter. Lippisch, like Hortens, liked the flying wing idea. Born in Bavaria, Alexander Lippisch trained to be an aeronautical designer and was one of the first to explode the delta […]

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The Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne.

April 22, 2013

    The Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne was developed for the US Army to fulfill their contract for the AAFSS (Advanced Arial Fire Support System).   The Advanced Arial Fire Support System was a request from Congress from the US Army to create a rotorcraft capable of reaching over 250 miles per hours, plus have the […]

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Russian Military Unit Patches.

April 21, 2013

Russian Unit Patch. Probably Soviet SEAL Teams . Russian Unit Patch. Arctic Siberian Troops Probably . Russian Unit Patch . Russian Unit Patch, A SWAT Unit . Russian Unit Patch, Unknown Unit. . Russian Unit Patch, Cryptographers . Source: wiki . Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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More Cool World War II Unit Patches, Many Inspired By Disney Characters.

April 20, 2013

  Before Disney would send a letter of cease and desist for using a proprietary imagery, Americans used the goofy mascots of the movie studio to represent their own units. These are unidentified. But if you know whom they represent, please post below.     Unidentified Air Rescue Unit . Unidentified Unit Using Mickey Mouse […]

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Colonel John S. Mosby’s Audacious Raid.

April 19, 2013

Colonel John Mosby .   On March 8th 1863, John S. Mosby led a twenty nine man raiding team into the Fairfax Count Courthouse, today one of the seats of power in Northern Virginia. This was an Israeli-like raid. Daring, audacious and the kind of military action that throws a command off their game. Mosby […]

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Cool World War II Unit Patches.

April 18, 2013

  I started looking for cool WWII unit patches and found many. I suppose designs were supplied by soldiers with an artistic streak, some lieutenant’s son’s art teacher, or perhaps a commander with a ‘vision’ for the emblem. You can see the influence of Disney and of course Disney made propaganda films for the US […]

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“The Jew And France”, An Anti-Semitic Cultural Display By The Vichy French Government.

April 16, 2013

Anti-Semitic Show “The Jew and France” in Paris, 1940     I found a rare anti-Semitic French display created in Paris by the Vichy government. The Vichy French were vile anti-Semites and they collaborated with the Nazis for reasons of their own radicalized politics, and because they saw the rising military power that was transforming […]

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Hiroshima And Nagasaki Did Not Convince Japan To Surrender.

April 15, 2013

  Bombing of Yokohama   .    B-29s Bombing of Yokohama . Bombing of Yokohama . Bombing of Yokohama . Bombing of Shizoku . Bombing of Gifu . Bombing of Ogasaki . Bombing of Toyama . The story so far.  Japan attacked American assets in the Pacific in World War II. We counterattacked. They fought us […]

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The Ford 3 Ton Tank.

April 14, 2013

The Ford 3 Ton . The Ford 3 Ton . The Ford 3 Ton . The Ford 3 Ton   In World War I, France was far ahead of the United States in weapon technologies. France invented the modern tank, and had many variants on the battlefield and in stages of development. The first US […]

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Skunk, Israel’s New Anti Protesting Weapon.

April 13, 2013

  Israeli joins the us in creating a series of ‘humane’ or non lethal weapons. Now we have water cannons that shoot a liquid called “skunk” which is a noxious blend of what seems to be fecal material, urine, or what some describe as rotting flesh.   Also spewing across the border fences and territorial […]

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The Jadgtiger Was The Biggest Tank Destroyer Ever Built.

April 12, 2013

      The Germans had an idea in World War II, the assault gun, or the tank destroyer. Putting an 88mm gun on a rolling tank with thick 3 to 4 inch armor and putting five people in it and sending them across the world is very expensive. But what if you took the […]

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Moshe Gildenman

April 11, 2013

    Moshe Gildenman   When I grew up, we were friends with another Jewish family around the corner from us. The Lovingers. Zena and Norman Lovinger and their kids, and we all played  together and visited. Norman once played for the Chicago Bears under George Hallas. He was a tough man who grew up […]

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Where Did The Chemical Weapons Come From That Were Used To Attack And Kill Thousands Of Kurdish Nationals?

April 10, 2013

    Halabja Chemical Weapons Attack. Where did the chemical weapons come from that were used to attack and kill thousands of Kurdish nationals? I remember this was a great sticking point, that Saddam had weapons of mass destruction. That he he would use WMDs on us because he had used them on others. That […]

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White Man’s Burden.

April 9, 2013

  Rudyard Kipling   Zheng He ruled the largest empire ever, according to academic sources, Wikipedia, and so forth. This is most probably true on a technicality only. In the middle-ages, China and Mongolia were so vast and so sparsely populated that most of that territory was essentially empty. The fact is the British have […]

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The Ilyushin II Sturmovik, Or “Flying Tank”.

April 8, 2013

  It can be argued that the Russian T-34 was the best tank of World War II. In a plating-armor to plating-armor gunfight with a Panzer Mark V Panther, or a Mark VI Tiger, the German tank would prevail. However a side shot or an exchange with the T-34-85 and the T-34 often prevailed. The […]

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