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First Plane To Land in Antarctica Found

by Daniel Russ on January 3, 2010

“ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Remains of the first airplane ever taken to Antarctica in 1912, have been found by Australian researchers, the team announced. The Mawson’s Huts Foundation had been searching for the plane for three summers before stumbling upon metal pieces of it on New Year’s Day. “The biggest news of the day is […]

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Marines Fire Vickers M777 155mm Howitzer

by Daniel Russ on September 13, 2009

This is a British made towed 155, and will replaced the venerable M198. Related Posts:Marine Artillery in AfghanistanPeleliu. A Battle Few Have Heard Of Was Considered The Hardest Fought In The Pacific.Around Saipan The United States And The Imperial Japanese Brought The Biggest Ships And More Naval Firepower Than The World Had Seen Previously.The French […]

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