January 2019

12/11/44

by Daniel Russ on January 31, 2019

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  Germany has effectively lost Balkan states Romania and Bulgaria and Finland. Also Belgium and Luxembourg. Finland’s access to good Baltic Sea ports was a devastating development for Reich forces trying to keep Europe. Hungary, Yugoslavia and Albania were on the verge of falling.  Nazi forces dug in at Alsace were proving hard to displace. […]

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R & R.

by Daniel Russ on January 25, 2019

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  For the brass in Europe after the Nazis were displaced, life was wonderful. Fine wines, champagne, beef, cigars, pipe tobacco, sugar, milk, farm fresh eggs, perfumes, fountain pens, stationary, and Zippo lighters. Many US senior staff, Generals, Colonels and so forth partook in lavish hunting trips bagging partridges, geese and quail. On the corner […]

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Tacitus. Histories

January 21, 2019

Here is an excerpt from Book I. This is fascinating.   Fortune was already, in an opposite quarter of the world, founding and making ready for a new dynasty, which from its varying destinies brought to the state joy or misery, to the emperors themselves success or doom.1 Titus Vespasianus had been dispatched by his […]

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ET Phone Home

January 17, 2019

Sloan Digital Sky Survey   Discovery of peculiar periodic spectral modulations in a small fraction of solar type stars   E.F. Borra, E. Trottier (Submitted on 10 Oct 2016) A Fourier transform analysis of 2.5 million spectra in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey was carried out to detect periodic spectral modulations. Signals having the same […]

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Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force.

January 12, 2019
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  From Rick Atkinson’s The Guns At Last Light, SHAEF by midsummer had already tripled in size from 1500 Allied officers and men originally envisioned for the headquarters. Now the roster tripled again, to 16,000, they would fill 75,000 square feet of office space. Eventually 1,800 properties around Versailles were commandeered to house 24,000 Allied […]

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This is where we are in the US right now.

January 8, 2019
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After W I promised myself I would stay off politics and stick to military history and affairs. But it’s hard to wrote about Nazis in the past and again the Nazis in the present.   Three Swastikas in 9 Days: Anti-Semitic Incidents on Cornell’s North Campus Stoke Fear Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Armistice Day Headlines

January 4, 2019
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  Source: HistoricalFirearms.com Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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