Tagged With: Military History

World War Huh? The Disappearance of the Great War…

While it’s been highly publicized lately about the passing on of the “Greatest Generation”, I find it seemingly ironic that the almost virtual disappearance (and knowledge?) of the generation coming from the “War to End All Wars” has not been seen and commented on as equally. ¬†Perhaps it’s my own lack of knowledge, but it … Continue reading »

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Blasted! Indy’s Atomic Adventures Exposed!

Well, our family went to see the newest Indiana Jones film this last weekend and personally, I thought it was great! Yeah, Indy looked a little old, but it didn’t seem to take anything away from the picture. Now, I’m no film critic and this post isn’t about the film, BUT I was intrigued by … Continue reading »

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Close the Fridge, Willya!

As one of the world’s largest companies and probably one of the best known, I was really shocked to find out General Electrics announcement of the intent to sell their appliances unit. Times change, and company forcasts and outlooks also change, so I can’t really fault them for wanting to go in a different direction. … Continue reading »

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Birds, Choppers and the Cobra: Helicopters and the Vietnam War

As popular as the movie Platoon was, it almost ruined me on Vietnam, at least from the military history aspect. It seems popular media sources concentrate only on the ready topics that come to mind such as drugs, bad soldiers and draft card burnings. Seemingly overlooked is the vast transition of the United States army … Continue reading »

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