February 2014

The Betrayal Of Herman The German. A Teachable Lesson On Occupations.

February 6, 2014

    “The Germans themselves I should regard as aboriginal….but the Gauls were more formidable.” Tactitus noted. He thought the Gaul had good organizational skills. Their settlements were small but efficient and everyone was busy with the tasks of life. The Germans on the other hand seemed to live within boundaries that only they could […]

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Great Photos Of Animals At War

February 5, 2014

    Marine Cpl. Gunner Schmitt, 23, of Janesville, Wis., and a puppy the Marines named Willie, part of a large population of stray dogs. (AP Photo/North County Times/Hayne Palmour) .   A gas mask for horses or other pack animals from the L:onion based: “Our Dumb Friends League,”. 1940 (AP Photo)   .   Cambodian […]

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B-17 Tail Gunner Eugene P. Moran Fell 27,000 Feet And Survived.

February 4, 2014

  . Eugene P. Moran was a Wisconsin boy who wanted to fight in World War II and signed up for the United States Army Air Corps. He was trained as a tail gunner and served on board a B-17 Flying Fortress. On November 29th, 1943 while on a bombing run over the Bremen ball […]

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B-17 Pilot Fred Gonzalez Fell 27,000 And Survived.

February 3, 2014

.  . On January 23rd, 1945, Fred Gonzalez was flying his B-17 over Germany when anti aircraft fired brought his plane down. The plane broke apart and he fell 27,000 feet with out a parachute. He began his flying career in San Antonio when the Second World War broke out. His father was a Mexican […]

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The Mobelwagen. A Desperate Attempt To Counter Allied Bombing.

February 1, 2014

              Mobility as it turns out is just as important for anti aircraft guns as it is for tanks. By the middle of 1943, the Allies were bombing Germany round the clock. Cities and neighborhoods were suffering the dubious policy of strategic bombing and the Nazis of course were […]

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