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Originally posted on seaburde:
USS Juneau (Courtesy Wikipedia) On 25 October 1941 an Atlanta-class cruiser, the USS Juneau, was launched in Kearny, New Jersey. In February of the next year she was commissioned. In command was Captain Lyman Swenson. Although Swenson didn’t have much of a home life he didn’t let it affect his attitude.…

Air Superiority in Dollars and Common Sense

In 1940 the Germans were preparing for an invasion of Great Britain. France had been defeated, the British driven from the continent and all that remained was for Germany to cross the channel and finish the job. There was one problem. The problem was in the form of the RAF and the German’s inability, despite […]

The New Cold War – Iran and the West Collide » Armchair General

The New Cold War – Iran and the West Collide » Armchair General.

The Difference Between the IDF and Hamas

The Israeli military routinely warns the civilians Hamas hides behind of impending attacks. See below. How often does Hamas warn Israeli civilians of an impending rocket attack? How about never? Recent leaflet dropped to the residents of Gaza by the IDF: To the residents of Sheikh Ijleen, Tal al Hawa, Remal al-Janoub, Zeitoun neighbourhood, Shoujaiyat […]

Really? Hamas Rockets no big deal

MSNBC: Hamas Rockets Actually Don’t Do That Much Damage You Know One of the things we hear from President BO is that “Israel has the right to defend itself.” It sounds nice but the statement is full of subtleties. For example, while the US and UK (and others) are for Israel defending itself they are […]

Israel versus the World

And they came out with all their troops, a great horde, in number like the sand that is on the seashore, with very many horses and chariots. And all these kings joined their forces and came and encamped together at the waters of Merom to fight against Israel. (Joshua 11:4-5 ESV) “The truth is that […]

When my wife visited England and Scotland she found her family’s marker at Culloden. Clan Robertson.