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Monument in honor of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth in 1961. The solid titanium monument is located in Moscow. All I can say is that he was one Ballsy Guy putting his life on the line using Soviet made Equipment! Grumpy
The Fabulous 45 and Vietnam I shamelessly cribbed this from the American Rifleman magazine. This caught my interest besides it talking about the mighty 45 and the Tunnel rats of Cu-Chi in Vietnam. My Dad did as his duties as El-Cid in 25th Infantry Div go into the tunnels in 1968. He told me … Continue reading “Another Great Story from My Daily Kona – The Tunnel Rats & The 1911”
Like most major wars, the Korean Conflict was a brutal and pitiless bloodbath. It is in the small stories that one can begin to grasp the drama. The war in Korea spanned from June 1950 until July 1953 and ultimately claimed more than 44,000 American lives. The first major proxy war fought between communism and … Continue reading “America’s Forgotten War & the 1911 That Saved My Friend’s Life by WILL DABBS”