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Category Archives: Miscellaneous
I remember as a young teen, just getting interested in World War II and aircraft, the CAF B-17 “Texas Raiders” was the first warbird I ever saw. And the first I ever toured. Spent a lot of time one Saturday … Continue reading
What is Dave working on? The bad news is, this is still a ways from being finished! But the good news is, it is coming…
My wife, her parents and I spent a few days out of town this last week, and I wanted to share some things relevant, at least tangentially relevant, to this website. First day was at that long time favorite destination … Continue reading
An important weapon that is the very definition of a low value asset, the PT boat manages to be one of the better known weapons of the Second World War. Let’s take a look at, what will probably be, the … Continue reading
Apparently my wife likes this picture?
Spirit of St Louis This is obviously from a little earlier time than most of what I post here. It is also, just as obviously, “iconic” in the truest sense of the word. Let’s look at a pioneering aircraft.
This small, rocket-assisted glider was actually classified as “ordnance” by its operator and was really the world’s first production smart missile. Let’s take a look at something only one combatant would have even considered building.
I recently finished a different, rather exotic sort of project. This is one I’ll remember for years, or well days anyway. Join me after the jump for something well outside of my normal genre.
This new movie from Peter Jackson is truly unique and special. It is to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and is told entirely through period images with veterans’ voices providing narration. Join me for … Continue reading