- You Are The Best Thing
- From a Boxing point-of- view, MMA is a farce
- SQP Art Books – Celebrating Imaginative Illustration Since 1973
- Glossary of Common Military Terms
- US Army “Visual Signals” manual
- The Cassiopaean Experiment [“The Cassiopaean Transcripts from 1994 to 2002”]
- Skyline [The Cassiopaean Transcripts from 1994 to 2002]
Candy For Your Mind
- Sorry, AOC and Bernie Sanders: Scandinavia Is No Socialist Paradise
- Starships size comparisons
- Bolshoi Babylon
- The Last of Us, Red circles or rings around eyes and irises, and bloodshot eyes [Kahlan’s Con Dar]
- The Laurent Mignard Duke Ellington Orchestra
- What time is it? It’s time for Cal Tjader.
- Wunderland (Mostly Lost Highway & Twin Peaks)
- Grant, Babcock, and the Whiskey Ring
A Glass Half Empty
All Grown UP, And Busting Loose
Category Archives: Stories of The Third Reich, the Greatest Evil of the 20th Century
(This first appeared in September, 2018)
On the 85th anniversary of the Reichskonkordat, no less
Eighty-five years ago, on July 20, 1933, a concordat defining the legal position of the Catholic Church in the Third Reich was signed by Vatican secretary of state Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli (later Pope Pius XII) and German vice chancellor Franz von Papen.… read the full article
A great battle.
When American relief troops reached the area seven days later they discovered a panzer graveyard.
A Column of German Mark V Panther tanks advanced through a thick fog north of the French town of Mortain, blindly firing their machine guns.… read the full article
Some of the most rare images from history – those which express the most powerful events that have ever happened in the world. You absolutely cannot miss them. These are the jewels from the past. … read the full article
And maybe a war.
The three Soviet tanks edged forward slowly as the drivers scanned for the concealed Germans that lay ahead. The lead tank suddenly clanked to a stop and swung its long barrel around.… read the full article
Heavily-modified “Super Shermans” even saw combat with the Israeli Defense Force during the Six Day War in 1967 and the Yom Kippur War in 1973.
The M-4 Sherman was the workhorse medium tank of the U.S.… read the full article
It got the job done.
For its part, the M-4 was good in 1942, adequate in 1943 and totally outclassed by 1944. Unfortunately for American tankers, the war lasted until 1945.
American tanks in World War II were generally inferior to their German counterparts.… read the full article
At the time, Hitler was in a secret relationship with a woman named Eva Braun. The pair’s relationships was kept secret until it was discovered that the two committed suicide together in Hitler’s bunker at the end of World War II.… read the full article
On May 4, 1945 one of the most advanced submarines in the world crept up to a British Royal Navy cruiser. U-2511 was one of Germany’s new Type XXI-class “wonder” submarines, and she was hunting for Allied ships. She also represented one of the Third Reich’s biggest failures.… read the full article
SS units were transformed during the Polish campaign into a fighting force responsible for horrific atrocities.
At the mention of the letters “SS,” an image springs to mind of ruthless German troops, the epitome of the Nazi/Aryan ideal: tall, strong, blond-haired, and blue-eyed, enthusiastically ready to fight and die for Germany and their beloved Führer, Adolf Hitler.… read the full article
The Type XXI U-boat cost way more than it was worth
On May 4, 1945 one of the most advanced submarines in the world crept up to a British Royal Navy cruiser. U-2511 was one of Germany’s new Type XXI-class “wonder” submarines, and she was hunting for Allied ships.… read the full article