July 2016

Dresden Was A Shameful Part Of History.

by Daniel Russ on July 29, 2016

Post image for Dresden Was A Shameful Part Of History.

  On February 13th, 1945, the first wave of three nights of bombing raids dropped incendiaries on the bedroom town of Dresden, Germany. During that night and the next two nights 1300 RAF and USAAF planes dropped what amounted to almost 4000 tons of ordinance. The death rate was a guess. The sorts of census […]

Share

{ 3 comments }

Post image for Robert E. Lee Tenders His Resignation From The United States Army.

  (This is his letter to Winfield Scott) General: Since my interview with you on the 18th instant I have felt that I ought not longer to retain my commission in the Army.   I therefore tender my resignation, which I request you will recommend for acceptance. It would have been presented at once, but for […]

Share

{ 0 comments }

The Crossley Tankette

July 21, 2016

Tanks were first created by France, Britain, Germany and, Japan and the United States. No one really knew what the best combination of gun and armor and engines type would be most effective on a battlefield. So early attempts were often false starts. The fist actual tanks were armored cars, and one particular was the […]

Share
Read the full article →

The Schnellfeuer.

July 17, 2016

  The Model 712, or the Schnellfeuer ( Fast Firer ) was Mauser’s attempt to build fully automatic handguns. Of course handguns have to be controlled to be accurate and 20th century fully automatic actions didn’t lend themselves to stable firing. Successful fully automatic handheld weapons have been reduced I size to be wieldy. The […]

Share
Read the full article →

UFO Memos.

July 12, 2016
Thumbnail image for UFO Memos.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley was the keynote speaker at Norwich University during its Reserve Officer Training Corps Centennial Symposium, Northfield, Vermont, on April 21, 2016.   He told graduates that they would be dealing with Little Green Men.     I have been collecting UFO related material for years and particularly the […]

Share
Read the full article →

Perhaps The Siege Of Charleston Was The First Brexit.

July 4, 2016
Thumbnail image for Perhaps The Siege Of Charleston Was The First Brexit.

  There were about 30 major battles fought between the Colonial Army and the British Army during the Revolutionary War. They Colonials won 13 of them, which oddly made the armies look more evenly matched than they actually were. The fact of the matter is that the British Army was the world’s best trained, best […]

Share
Read the full article →

Eisenhower’s Death Camps?

July 1, 2016
Thumbnail image for Eisenhower’s Death Camps?

  This all happened in 1945.   Supposedly.   History is more than just remembering the past. History is a revealing venture, because as human beings we obfuscate our histories when they lack luster or morality.   I just finished the book Other Losses, The Shocking Truth Behind The Deaths Of Disarmed German Soldier Under […]

Share
Read the full article →