September 2013

This Stinks To High Heaven.

September 10, 2013

          First of all, no one here really knows what is going on over there.       Let’s begin this by admitting that Americans are about the least informed and the most misinformed citizens in the industrialized world. Most Americans couldn’t find Syria on a map with two hands and […]

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The Utterly Confusing Russian Civil War.

September 8, 2013

    Vladmir Lenin was a radical Socialist, a Communist around the end of the First World War. He had raised enough Hell with the Tsar and his family that he was hiding in Sweden, exiled there for revolutionary activities, when Russian troops finally headed home. He was part of a popular uprising of workers […]

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Earliest Spanish Settlement In North America Found In North Carolina.

September 7, 2013

     Morgantown NC Today   This is really cool. In the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, archeologists have located the remnants of a 16th century redoubt built by Spanish explorers. People forget the Spanish empire was ambitious and monied and they left a footprint in almost every corner of the world.   Expeditions under […]

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The Worst Job In The World.

September 6, 2013

      The numbers of suicide bombings that occur in Afghanistan, and in Kabul in particular are so great that Khwaja Naqib Ahmad has a good job, if not a difficult one. He is the guy who reclaims the bodies and buries them. Suicide bombings in Kabul were unheard of before we invaded Afghanistan. […]

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The Soviet M 1931 B-4 203mm Howitzer.

September 5, 2013

      .   The Soviets built just under 900 of these juggernauts, and as it turned out, they needed every single one of them. The self propelled howitzer was built in the mid 1930s and assigned to units across the vast Soviet Union. The Red Army was known for its formidable artillery bombardments, […]

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Mitchell B-25 @ Austin Bergstrom International Airport

September 4, 2013

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Gepanzerter Mannschaftstransportwagen Kätzchen, Or German Armored Personnel Carrier.

September 3, 2013

      Gepanzerter Mannschaftstransportwagen Kätzchen   The Gepanzerter Mannschaftstransportwagen Kätzchen was a prototype armored personnel carrier. Since tanks were invented, foot soldiers rode on top of the vehicles in and out of battle.  The Germans figured out that foot  soldiers could use the armor as well as tankers to make it to the theater […]

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John Cleese On The Syrian Crisis

September 2, 2013

  “The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when […]

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America Had Not Seen A Tide Of Death Like The Civil War. Neither Before Or After.

September 1, 2013

    The American Civil War caused more death in the United States, and in the United States military than all other wars in US history compiled. The staggering numbers of dead and the even more staggering numbers wounded were something that Americans were utterly unprepared for. On April 14th, 1861, when Pierre T. Beauregard […]

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