The Israeli government has radically changed tack on Syria, reversing a policy and military strategy that were longed geared to opposing Syrian President Bashar Assad,DEBKAfile’s exclusive military and intelligence sources report. This reversal has come about in the light of the growing preponderance of radical Islamists in the Syrian rebel force fighting Assad’s army in the Quneitra area since [...] Continue Reading…
The sack lunch!
I put my carry-on in the
luggage compartment and sat down in my assigned
seat. It was going to be a long flight. ‘I’m
glad I have a good book to read. Perhaps I will
get a short nap,’ I thought.
Just before take-off,
a line of soldiers came down the aisle and
filled all the vacant seats, totally surrounding
me. I decided to start [...] Continue Reading…
For all you Aviation Buffs!
One you may like.
This ought to keep you busy for awhile!!
Note that every line is a link to photo
Even if you are not into this you might want to pass this
treasure trove on to others who are.
World War I Aces
Hall of Fame of the Air
WW2 European Theater (ETO)
WW2 Pacific Theater (PTO)
WW2 US Marine Corps
WW2 [...] Continue Reading…
The famous photo, see attached, shows the crash site of a
US Navy SBD with two crew members and also the crash of
a Japanese Aichi Val dive bomber with two crew members.
The two planes crashed next to each other because they
were tightly engaged and one apparently struck the other,
with no altitude to bail out, killing all four in both planes.
The [...] Continue Reading…
Here are some pictures from the 2014 Memorial Day event at the Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Governor Neil Abercrombe and Congresswoman and Army Captain Tulsi Gabbard were present. PHOTOS BY HOPSING COON.
This 19 year old ex-cheerleader (now an Air Force Security Forces Sniper) was watching a road in Pakistan that led to a NATO military base when she observed a man digging by the road. She engaged the target (she shot him). It turned out he was a bomb maker for the Taliban, and he was burying an [...] Continue Reading…