May 2013

The Skoda Kauba Ramjet Fighter Design

May 11, 2013

  The Skoda Kauba Ramjet Fighter Design . .     In 1945, with the Barbarians at the gates of Germania, the German aeronautical industry was still busy sketching out what would otherwise be the future weapons of the Third Reich. One of the more interesting concepts was a ramjet powered fighter that a single […]

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Various Muzzle Velocity Stats Through History.

May 10, 2013

Pattern Musket   An early Flintllock  fired a round that left the barrel at between 300 and 500  feet per second, barely enough to penetrate body armor at 100 yards. If the round landed within a football field length battlefield on an unarmored soldier, the round would pass tight through flesh, and/or smash bones.   […]

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Me – 262 @ Austin Bergstrom International Airport

May 9, 2013

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The Fliegende Panzerfaust (Flying Armored Fist). Another Desperate Attempt To Stop The Inevitable.

May 8, 2013

Fliegende Panzerfaust (flying armored fist).            During the Summer of 1944, ever more desperate for breakthrough weaponry that would stem the tide of the Allies, Hitler ordered the Flugzeugbau Zeppelin company at Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance, to develop the Fliegende Panzerfaust (flying armored fist). The single-seat heavily armored parasite interceptor was to […]

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Abe Lincoln’s Precognitive Dream About His Death.

May 7, 2013

  About ten days ago, I retired very late. I soon began to dream. There seemed to be a death-like stillness about me. Then I heard subdued sobs, as if a number of people were weeping. I thought I left my bed and wandered downstairs. There the silence was broken by the same pitiful sobbing, […]

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Abraham’s Lincoln’s Ghost.

May 6, 2013

 President Abraham Lincoln   There are numerous sightings of Abraham Lincoln’s spirit wandering the halls of the White House. For example, Eleanor Roosevelt said she had the distinct feeling that Abraham Lincoln was lurking around her during the 13 year residency of the White House. One of Roosevelt’s clerks saw Lincoln sitting on a bed […]

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The Lippisch 11-2b Turbojet Bomber.

May 5, 2013

          Alexander Lippisch was born in Bavaria in 1894 and died in Cedar Rapids Iowa in 1976. In between that time he was a talented and pioneering aeronautical designer that worked for the Germans in the Second World War. He was taken by the US in Operation Paperclip, the adoption of […]

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Early Aircraft Photos.

May 4, 2013

Early French Flying Experiments Voisin BiPlane circa 1916 Greek Seaplane circa 1916 Early French TriPlane Cesar biplane/balloon mix Sources: Decamp.com,  http://www.culture.gouv.fr Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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The Sack of Magdenburg.

May 3, 2013

  The Thirty Years War was a battle to end the absolute totalitarian Catholic church rule over the ways to God, as it were. It was fought primarily by the Byzantines, or the remnants of the Eastern Roman Empire who were allies with the Vatican against a series of Bohemian and Germanic states. The radical […]

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More Amazing US Manufacturing Statistics From World War II.

May 2, 2013

      The US total military built a grand total of 324,750 aircraft during the Second World War.   We built 99,950 fighters, 97,810 bombers, 23,928 transport, and 57,623 training aircraft.         Keep in mind, this is just aircraft production.   Britain built 131,549 combat aircraft; not the least of which […]

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