An Invasion Not Found in the History Books by James Martin Davis reprinted from the Omaha World Herald, November 1987 Deep in the recesses of the National Archives in Washington, D.C., hidden for nearly four decades lie thousands of pages of yellowing and dusty documents stamped “Top Secret”. These documents, now declassified, are the plans … Continue reading “A show That I myself am glad we missed as my Dad would of been in it and I doubt that he would of made it out”
This is Textron System’s Next Generation Squad Weapon’s 6.8mm cartridge that features its signature, plastic case-telescoped design. | By Matthew Cox As Army weapons officials near the end of a bold effort to arm close-combat units with Next Generation Squad Weapons, new details have emerged about the program’s elusive 6.8mm ammo, designed to pierce enemy body armor. The Army’s long-standing … Continue reading “Inside the Army’s Quest for a Revolutionary New Bullet”
John Barkley was an unlikely hero. In his youth, Private First Class John Lewis Barkley was a bit of a troublemaker. He was known to sneak liquor into his unit area and had a not inconsiderable weakness for women both French and German. Interestingly, when he had originally attempted to enlist he was denied due … Continue reading “A Maxim Gun, an Abandoned French Tank, and One Determined American by WILL DABBS”
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This Battle was the time when England & her Empire really started it nose dive to oblivion. When it went nose to nose against the new and very dangerous German Empire in 1914. Now granted it really did not have any choice in the matter. Seeing how that if it had not gone to war … Continue reading “The Battle of the Somme (The Start of the End of the British Empire)”
The 92nd Highlanders at Kandahar. Oil by Richard Caton Woodville Jr.