February 2017

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  Commander U.S. Third Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., said in 1946: “The first atomic bomb was an unnecessary experiment. . . . It was a mistake to ever drop it. . . . [the scientists] had this toy and they wanted to try it out, so they dropped it. . . . It […]

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Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, said at the Washington Monument on October 5, 1945: “The Japanese had, in fact, already sued for peace before the atomic age was announced to the world with the destruction of Hiroshima and before the Russian entry into the war…The atomic bomb played […]

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Admiral William D. Leahy Thought The Atomic Bomb Was Unnecessary.

February 24, 2017

  Admiral William D. Leahy, the President’s Chief of Staff of both the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Combined U.S.-U.K. Chiefs of Staff said:   “The use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were already defeated and ready to surrender. […]

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The Salvator-Dormus. The World’s First Automatic Pistols.

February 20, 2017
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In 1891 Archduke Carl Salvator and Sir Georg Dormus designed perhaps the world’s first semiautomatic pistol. It fired an 8mm round and was made to be tested by the Austrian military. Although it did not receive contract, it was a good start to an industry that would explode in the coming years. It has a […]

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The Schienenwolf

February 10, 2017
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  When your policy is scorched Earth, you need this tool that drags behind a train and ruins the railing for anyone else’s use. Of course you can imagine that this thing caused death and destruction in Russia by making to harder t resupply troops or feed the starving or cloth the poor.   Here […]

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The Avro Lancaster Bomber

February 6, 2017
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  It had four gigantic engines. They made 7,377 of them. They were one of the simplest most successful aircraft designs of world war II It featured a multipurpose and massively large bomb bay that accommodated devastating weaponry from 4000 pound bombs to 12000 pound tallboys meant to bust bunkers. Lancasters also carried the 22,000 […]

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The T-14. Russia’s Frightening New Main Battle Tank.

February 2, 2017
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        The Armata is an interesting tank. No one is in the turret and loading is automated. It tool a long time for this to come but finally some armor engineer realized that a commander or loader or gunner in the turret had a low life expectancy. It also has secondary armament […]

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