November 2014

Thank you Jason Zavoda on Google+ CMIG for identifying it. I think this is some kind of Italian self propelled artillery gun made in World War I. Can anyone help me identify this? . . Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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The Nebelwerfer.

by Daniel Russ on November 28, 2014

The Nebelwerfer was a multiple barreled rocket powered mortar that was first intended to put of a smoke screen on a battlefield in minutes. It was also used to carry regular explosive charges and other forms of ordinance, even poison gases. It had a characteristic Doppler sound that frightened troops.   Related Posts:Stay Tunes For […]

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Amazing World War II Photos.

November 26, 2014

    “US nurses at mail call. 268th Station Hospital, Australia.  November, 29, 1943.   . “Willa Beatrice Brown was the first Black Female Officer in the Civil Air Patrol. She trained US Army Air Force pilots how to fly.  . U.S. Army nurses, newly arrive in Scotland,  August,15 1944. . Ration Card, PR Photo […]

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The Maunsell Forts

November 24, 2014

    To protect the seaways of England in World War II, and to provide early warning capabilities against German bombing campaigns, British engineers constructed a series of fortified bunkers elevated over the Thames and Mersey estuaries. The Maunsell Forts were named after the designer Guy Maunsell. These fortifications were also gun platforms and meant […]

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The “The Army In A Box.”

November 22, 2014

   Ager “Coffee Mill” gun in the hands of the 96th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment, Camp Northumberland, northern Virginia, February 1862   The very notion of blocks of men standing shoulder to shoulder firing in unison is the promise of the firearm in combat. Overwhelming accurate fire always wins the day on the ground. So it […]

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The Titanic Back And Forth Struggle To Take North Africa.

November 20, 2014

    Field Marshall Erwin Rommel     The Desert War began in June 1940 with France on the verge of defeat. Mussolini decided he would attack the Vichy colonies in southern France while they were down. However the colonial troops of the Vichy French defeated the Italians handily, sending Hitlers’ advisors into a tizzy. […]

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Ronald Reagan Was Absolutely Certain UFOs Existed

November 17, 2014

  President Ronald Reagan   After a showing of the movie “ET”, Ronald Reagan clapped Steven Spielburg on the should and said: “You know, there aren’t six people in this room who know how true this really is.” In a speech in 1987 to the United Nations, Ronald Reagan famously stated: “Perhaps we need some outside […]

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The Shame.

November 15, 2014

  A letter from the FBI to Martin Luther King, trying to convince him to kill himself. Related Posts:Martin Luther King’s Speech Opposing The Vietnam War.From U-Boats To The City, The Nazi Spies Who Made It Into America.

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The Birch Gun

November 13, 2014

  The Birch Gun. Only a handful were built.   Developed at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich in 1925, the Birch Gun was the first functional self-propelled artillery gun. Named after the Royal Master of General Ordnance, General Sir Noel Birch, the Birch Gun was mounted on a Vickers Mark II tank chassis and armed […]

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French Citizens Pray Over Dead US Infantrymen At Normandy. Happy Veterans Day.

November 11, 2014

Related Posts:Fighting On Two Fronts, The Wehrmacht Knew The Writing Was On The Wall.Odd. Wehrmacht Veteran Returns To Normandy Beach.The Rout After NormandyBarrage Balloons at Normandy. Defending Freedom With A Lot of Hot Air.D-Day Anniversary Edition

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Great Photos Of The US M-10 Tank Destroyer In Action In Europe.

November 10, 2014

  The 6000, some odd M-10 tank destroyers we built had a potent 76mm gun that could stop a good number of smaller and medium German tanks fielded in Europe in World War II. Using High Velocity Anti- Tank rounds, the gun, on an M4 Chassis proved effective also against soft targets like other mobile […]

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The Reason The Soviet Union Caught Up On Nuclear Technology So Rapidly.

November 8, 2014

  Emil Klaus Fuchs Emil Julius Klaus Fuchs was born on the 29th day of December 1911, and died on 28th January 1988. This German born son of a Lutheran pastor attended the University of Leipzig where he sought out the political parties embedded in the school. First he became a self proclaimed Social Democrat […]

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Click To Enlarge One Of The Best Posters I Have Ever Seen. A Comparison Of The Relative Sizes Of Science Fiction Star Ships.

November 6, 2014

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November 3, 2014

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Advice To Japanese Kamikaze Pilots During The Second World War

November 2, 2014

From the Guardian: Kamikaze: extracts from a pilot’s manual The mission of to-go units Transcend life and death. When you eliminate all thoughts about life and death, you will be able to totally disregard your earthly life. This will also enable you to concentrate your attention on eradicating the enemy with unwavering determination, meanwhile reinforcing your excellence in […]

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