December 2013

China Has A New Bomber.

by Daniel Russ on December 31, 2013

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  Tupolev 16 Badger Bomber    HK-6 Bomber The Chinese air force’s H-6K bomber is based on a Soviet airframe from the early 1950s. But in every way that matters, it’s a new warplane — and one that could significantly improve Beijing’s ability to battle U.S. and allied forces in the western Pacific.   The […]

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Famous Singers Who Served In The Military

by Daniel Russ on December 29, 2013

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    MC Hammer. Stanley Kirk Burrell, rapper, dancer, choreographer, man of the cloth, media techno mogul, start up king, business tycoon, was born in Oakland, California on March 30, 1962. On his way up the career charts, he served in the United States Navy as a Petty Officer Third Class Aviation Store Keeper (AK3). […]

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Trapped In The Sorbe Peninsula, Hitler Refused To Allow Them To Retreat.

December 27, 2013

    Sorve or Sworbe Peninsula It’s only 32 kilometers long by 10 kilometers wide. It is the best way to access the Gulf of Riga, and it lies east of Estonia in the Baltic Sea. It is, by it’s very location, strategic. So it is not surprising that the Tsars placed large defensive naval […]

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Werwolves.

December 26, 2013

  Hans Prützmann, Leader Of The Werwolves.    43 year old Hans-Adolph Prützmann was a die hard Nazi from the start of the movement. The SS commander was given purview over the training of a group of insurgents who would raise Hell inside Germany in the case Germany was defeated and occupied. He established a […]

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Belleau Wood. Merry Christmas All.

December 25, 2013

    Oh, the snowflakes fell in silence Over Belleau Wood that night For a Christmas truce had been declared By both sides of the fight As we lay there in our trenches The silence broke in two By a German soldier singing A song that we all knew Though I did not know the […]

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Years Best Political Cartoons Part II

December 24, 2013

    , . . . . source: NPR . Related Posts:Year’s Best Political CartoonsKorean War Political CartoonsPolitical Cartoons Regarding Obama’s Successful Mission To Get Osama Ben LadenWWII Political Cartoons

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Year’s Best Political Cartoons

December 23, 2013

  . . . . . source: NPR . Related Posts:Years Best Political Cartoons Part IIKorean War Political CartoonsPolitical Cartoons Regarding Obama’s Successful Mission To Get Osama Ben LadenWWII Political Cartoons

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The Year In Review. Some Topics Poorly Covered By The Media.

December 22, 2013

 PLA Honor Guard Just weeks after a surprising if not risible announcement on the part of the Chinese government that the South China Sea in under its purview, a US warship plays chicken with the PLA Liaoning and they almost collide. In the past decade or so, the United States and its Allies have agreed […]

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The Equadorian – Peruvian War.

December 21, 2013

    First Paratrooper Drop In The Americas.     .   . July 5-31, 1941. The tiny South American republic of Equador, so named because it lies on the equator, has a territorial dispute with larger southern neighbor Peru. It seems a small salient entitled the Providence of Loja is on the maps of […]

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American World War II Jokes

December 20, 2013

. .       A little boy and his father are listening to the Fuhrer’s speech on the radio as Germany declares war on the USA. The boy asks his father where the USA is. The father takes down a globe and runs his hand across the USA, saying “All of this area of […]

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The Battle Of Berlin

December 19, 2013

Panzer Mk. V Panther buried in rubble. . PanzerScrenck anti tank bazooka, wielded by a Volkssturm member. .   March 1945, thousands of German citizens, many of them women and older men and teenage boys swing picks in the daylight sun, tools arcing downward, chirping off rocks, desperately removing clods of dirt, breaking the hard […]

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More Tuskegee Airmen Memorabilia.

December 18, 2013

This week I have been thinking about the Tuskegee Airmen and found a treasure trove of photos and paperwork and identifications that still exist detailing the actions of the Tuskegee Airmen. All these are found on the great Tuskegee Airmen Facebook page. . . Captain Roscoe C. Brown Jr. is helped to strap in to […]

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Downed Tuskegee Airmen Reports.

December 17, 2013

  .From the awesome Tuskegee Airmen Facebook Page more examples of Missing Airmen reports. The paperwork below are taken from dossiers detailing the disappearance of  two P-40 Warhawk pilots. Lt. Frank  N. Wright, 99th Squadron, killed in action March 31st, 1945. Also Fred Hutchins, 302nd Fighter Squadron. Often these reports were simply detailed descriptions by […]

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Great Tuskegee Airmen Photos And Memorabilia.

December 16, 2013

The Tuskegee Airmen have been on my mind recently. I have been looking through memorabilia and found a great repository of this material on the Tuskegee Facebook page.   . One Of The Many Publicity Photos . . . Wartime Cartoon Depicting Tuskegee Airmen Leader Benjamin O Davis. . . March 1945. Escape kits being […]

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China’s “Jade Rabbit” Rover Starts Its Historic Journey

December 15, 2013

    China lands a rover on the lunar surface and off it goes to do science. India sends an orbiter to Mars. Iran sends a monkey into space. What was once the purview of the United States and the Soviet Union is now there for anyone. Here the rover extricated itself from the lander […]

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China Lands Jade Rabbit. The First Chinese Lunar Rover And The Third Country To Soft Land A Craft On The Moon.

December 14, 2013

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Polish World War II Joke

December 13, 2013

    Russian With PPSh-41     A Russian dies and goes to hell. There, he finds that there is a different hell for each country. He approaches the first hell he sees, the German hell. He asks the demon who’s guarding it, “What happens in there?”   “For starters, they strap you to a […]

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World War II Humor

December 12, 2013

    Carl Gustav Emil Mannerheim, Finnish Military Leader, WWII  . Finnish leader Mannerheim, Nazi leader and Hitler and Italian leader Mussolini were having dinner in third floor of the restaurant somewhere in Berlin. During the dinner they started to argue about who have the bravest soldiers. Hitler said “German soldiers are the bravest in […]

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Russian Cold War Jokes

December 11, 2013

    Brezhnev died and was sent to Hell. To honor his lifetime achievements, the Devil allowed Brezhnev to choose himself a torture. Brezhnev walked along the aisles. He saw Stalin in a tub of boiling water, then he saw Hitler hanging upside down, and then he noticed Khrushchev who was holding in his lap Marilyn […]

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More NSA Revelations. Our Own Government Is The Biggest Spy Organization In The World.

December 10, 2013

  When I was the Creative Director on the US Air Force account, we put ads in video games to communicate to prospects. It occurred to me then that people could communicate with each other sereptitiously inside of a game module. Whadya know? The Snowden leaks to the Guardian have revealed that the NSA was […]

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