June 2014

Luxurious Roman Way-Station Uncovered In Bulgaria.

by Daniel Russ on June 28, 2014

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Heated Pool     .What looks to be a something akin to a Roman Marching Camp has been located in Bulgaria in Southern Europe.  Called the Sistra Complex, it appears to have been designed to house traveling dignitaries, and as such, it features a large heated pool, hypocaust heated quarters where not only is the […]

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  Found this compendium of Roman graffiti from Prof. Prof. Brian Harvey.    At a Bar/Brothel of Innulus and Papilio: “Weep, you girls.  My penis has given you up.  Now it penetrates men’s behinds.  Goodbye, wondrous femininity! At the Tavern of Verecundus)  Restitutus says: “Restituta, take off your tunic, please, and show us your hairy privates”. […]

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The Astonishing Number of Dead In World War II Air Raids Most Of Us Couldn’t Name.

June 24, 2014

 Wesel, in February 1945 the Allies destroyed 97% of this town, and killed 23,000 civilians     On May 14th, 1940 the Luftwaffe Heinkel bombers killed 850 people and it shocked the world. On April 6th 1941, the Germans bombed Belgrade and killed 17,000 people in one day.   17,000 dead people on one day. […]

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Help Me Identify These Strange Vehicles.

June 22, 2014

      I have no idea what this is. It’s German. . Russian BMP? . Probably A Joke? . ?. Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Help Me Identify These Strange Military Vehicles

June 20, 2014

  Garford-Putilov Armored Car. Russian? . I think this is a corkscrew tank . Have no idea . Perhaps those are missile tubes? Not sure. .Source: Google . Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Roza Georgiyevna Shanina Credited With 59 Confirmed Kills.

June 18, 2014

  Soviet Cuper Sniper Roza Georgiyevna Shanina   Roza Georgiyevna Shanina (3 April 1924 – 28 January 1945) was barely 21 when she was killed in the East Prussian Offense. In 1941 she volunteered to become a sniper and after persistently applying after being turned down, she finally made it into the Central Female Sniper Academy. She graduated top […]

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Amazing Photo.

June 18, 2014

      OK, so every once in a while you find something that strikes you as extraordinary in researching World War II. This is a Yugoslav partisan fighting against the Nazis that occupied the Balkans. She could be a modern day cover model. Source: DarkRoastBlend, blogrolled here. Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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The “White Lily. ” Lydia Vladimitovna Litvyak, The Jewish Soviet Fighter Ace.

June 16, 2014

    Lydia Vladimitovna Litvyak was a Soviet flight instructor who had trained 45 pilots by the German invasion of Russia. She began flying at 14 and had her first solo flight at 15 yard of age. Of course when Barbarossa broke out and the massive Wehrmacht was making its way into the interior of […]

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Please Neocons. Just Shut Up.

June 15, 2014

      When I learned that in Texas you could go to jail for masturbating, I thought, well that’ll stop that nasty habit. When I heard John McCain say we should go into Iraq again, I thought well, why not? It worked so well the last time. Today he told a journalist that we […]

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The Unimaginable Number Of Casualties Of World War II. A Reminder.

June 14, 2014

      Dead Wehrmacht, Eastern Front, 1942.   In the early hours o June 22, 1941, the largest combat operation in history began. Operation Barbarossa was the German invasion of Rusia. Hitler’s visions saw the Bolsheviks, the Slavs and the Jews of Eastern Europe the cause of Germany’s problems, and the reason for its […]

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200,000 Irish Fought In World War I To Preserve An Empire They Despised.

June 12, 2014

    Before the world erupted in war in 1914, Ireland itself was on the edge of civil war. But it was an MP in the House of Common named John Redmond who argued to the southern Irish Roman Catholics that “ the interests of Ireland – of the whole of Ireland – are at […]

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The B-47 Stratojet Was The Backbone Of Strategic Air Command.

June 10, 2014

  . .     . We built 2032 of them. They served as the backbone of the Strategic Air Command, and had World War III ever really broken out, this plane would be the very tip of the spear of US military presence. They were one pillar of the Nuclear Triad. The 37 degree […]

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The GAL 48 Hotspur Glider

June 8, 2014

  The Americans and the British both adopted the use of gliders to transport troops from 20,000 feet to the ground. It was a genius moment, using gravity and aerodynamics, free energy and free technology to move millions of troops that final leg onto the ground. One of the more interesting aircraft to emerge out […]

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B-25 waist gunner from the 617th BS, 477th BG.

June 6, 2014

. Related Posts:Lena Horne Visits The Tuskegee AirmenMore Tuskegee Airmen Memorabilia.Downed Tuskegee Airmen Reports.Great Tuskegee Airmen Photos And Memorabilia.To Celebrate Veterans Day, Here Is Actress Lena Horne Visiting The Tuskegee Airmen.

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The Sword.

June 5, 2014

    Think for a second about the ubiquity of the sword in iconography and art  and government. The sword is the only weapon that appears in national symbols throughout the world from the dawn of written history.   Excaliber, The sword of King Arthur, Colada, the sword of El Cid, The Wallace Sword, the […]

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Forests Eat History.

June 4, 2014

    US Helmet . Grenade . 75 MM Shell . Männlicher Carcano Rifle . Maxim Machine Gun . Shovel . Helmet sources: http://www.boredpanda.com . Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Crécy.

June 3, 2014

      Edward III Counts The Dead After The Battle Of Crécy     At the end of this long bell weather day, the flower of the French aristocracy, some of the most important and influential and wealthy people in Europe lay in death’s repose across a battlefield. It was a shocking thing that […]

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Mary Chesnut Talks About Hearing Artillery In The Distance.

June 2, 2014

    Southern Author May Chesnut’s Diary Of The Civil War is a rare window into history, our own history, the bloodiest chapter of it at the very least. This week I have been sharing excepts at random. Here she talks about Fort Sumpter and the slow agonizing artillery duels through the night and the […]

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Mary Chesnut Sits With Jefferson Davis.

June 1, 2014

    Mary Chesnut was a southern aristocratic author who kept an amazing diary during the build up to the war, during the war and during the denouement. This week we have been taking select quotes from this masterpiece and sharing them.   He tells us that Lincoln is a humorist. Lincoln sees the fun […]

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