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Review: Curtiss Design 75 Hawk P-36 and International Derivatives

Review by: Martin Koenigsberg Just finished my 43rd Book Review of the Year!! Summary: A very complete look at the Curtiss P-36, one of the seminal American Aircraft of the WWII Era. Served in many Air Forces and brought many new features to the Pre War Aircraft Industry. Each airframe is traced and discussed. This …

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Vietnam Iraq

Are we doomed to repeat the lessons of Vietnam and Iraq?

The Vietnam War and George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq share several tragic similarities. In both cases domestic political calculations, rather than military necessity or feasibly, led the country to war. As part of these political calculations, Lyndon Johnson and Bush convinced the American people that war was necessary to protect national security. In fact, …

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Private Snafu – Booby Traps

WATCH: Private Snafu – Booby Traps

PRIVATE SNAFU: Episode 9 – Booby Traps Private Snafu was the title character of a series of American instructional cartoon shorts, ironic and humorous in tone, produced by Warner Bros., between 1943 and 1945 during World War II. The series were designed to instruct armed forces personnel about security, proper sanitation habits, booby traps and other military subjects. It …

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