December 2019

Dresden

by Daniel Russ on December 29, 2019

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February 13, 14, 15. In four waves, 722 British heavy bombers and 427 USAAF assets dropped about 4000 tons of high explosive and incendiary munitions on a quaint little bedroom community called Dresden.   This was part of British Air Minister Arthur Harris’s strategy of Strategic Bombing.   A survivor commented:   It is not […]

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Letter to Mom

by Daniel Russ on December 25, 2019

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    In Rich Atkinson’s An Army at Dawn, British Soldiers recovered a glasses case from a dead, pilot. In it was this note:   Mother, please do not grieve, but rather console yourself in the fact that I am happy. Try to enjoy the remainder of your life as best you can and have […]

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“Tell that frog that Uncle Sam isn’t Santa Claus.”

December 21, 2019
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US Military Representative Robert Murphy and and French General Juin Duyring the Conference at Casablanca.   “We were a reluctant tail to the British Kite,” Robert Murphy US representative in North Africa for Franklin Delano  Roosevelt.   In the invasion of North Africa, Rick Atkinson writes in An Army at Dawn, that “we had been […]

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British WWII General Sir John Kennedy described Winston Churchill

December 16, 2019
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British WWII General Sir John Kennedy described Winston Churchill as “difficult enough when things are going badly, more difficult when nothing is happening, and utterly unmanageable when things are going well.” Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Super Cool DARPA VTOL X Plane Animation

December 12, 2019

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78 Years Ago Today

December 7, 2019
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Japanese Strike US 7th Fleet In Pearl Harbor Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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USAF Commercial – Do Something Amazing

December 6, 2019

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The M1A3 SEPv3 Abrams Tank Upgrade Photos

December 2, 2019
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  A picture has popped-up online showing the latest variant of the Army’s M1 Abrams tank with what appears to be a new armor package on its turret. The U.S. Army is already in the process of adding the Trophy active protection system to the vehicles, which will help guard against anti-tank guided missiles and […]

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