April 2017

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Popular Mechanics Published these great photos from the Moon Apollo Missions.   Apollo 17 Lunar Rover     Apollo 17     Apollo 16 Seismometer   Apollo 16   Apollo 15     Save Save Save Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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The Incredible LeMat Revolver. A Six Gun/Shotgun.

by Daniel Russ on April 26, 2017

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    The LeMat was a cap & ball black powder revolver designed by Jean Alexandre LeMat. This was a creative and useful gun that did not see further use or expanded designs after the American Civil War. It was designed and sold to the Confederate Navy. The New Orleans gun manufacturer LeMat decided that […]

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The Danes Bring Back Conscription.

April 21, 2017
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The Peace Dividend didn’t last but seven years. It was 2010 when the Danish ended conscription. This year, they will recruit 4000 Danes. This is a result of the uncertain future of the US and the EU and NATO. Will Trump uphold his end of the bargain if the newly aggressive Russians start shooting? And […]

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The HS 293 Was The Father Of The SLAM Missile.

April 17, 2017
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  The HS 293 was one of the new weapons begun in 1939 by Henschel and a pioneering technology that we actually saw come to fruition during the Persian Gulf War. The HS 293 was a rocket powered 300 kg bomb that was launched in the air from it’s bracket slung underneath the wing of […]

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Most Politicians Would Have Been Destroyed By A Fiasco Like Gallipoli. Not Winston Churchill.

April 13, 2017
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  The First World War wound up to a deuced bloody stalemate by 1914. From the English Channel to the Swiss border, the historic trenches of World War I skeined through the countryside. Millions of men on either side were locked in a barren and unavailing bloodbath trying to break open holes in each others’ […]

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The Hwacha. Korea’s First Rocket Launcher

April 9, 2017
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  The hwach’a (화차; 火車) is the Korean phrase for ‘fire cart’ and was used as a multiple weapons launcher designed to send long thin arrow shaped rockets into enemy formations. It fired from 20 to 200 rocket arrows that were called singijeons. These were placed in a firing chamber where they were ignited almost […]

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Sherman Explained To The Government of Atlanta, Why He Intends To Evacuate and Burn Atlanta

April 5, 2017
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  HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION of the MISSISSIPPI in the FIELD Atlanta, Georgia, James M. Calhoun, Mayor, E.E. Rawson and S.C. Wells, representing City Council of Atlanta.   Gentleman: I have your letter of the 11th, in the nature of a petition to revoke my orders removing all the inhabitants from Atlanta. I have read it […]

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SR-71 A Cockpit

April 1, 2017
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  Old school Cold War Era Spy analog plane cockpit. There was quite a lot to do when overflying enemy territory. Notice one can hardly see out the window. Then again the technology gave the pilot all the data he needed. Save Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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