In Memoriam: Capt. Dale “Snort Snodgrass

H/T WRSA

Q&A: CAPT. DALE “SNORT” SNODGRASS (USN, RET) – THE F-14 AND NAVAL AVIATION

 

Great article about a military naval aviation Pioneer who put the F-14 Tomcat on the map forever.

Read a touching tribute about his death on July 24th, 2021 HERE.

 

Pacific Profiles Book Review

WW2 Military History Reference Books.

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Pacific Profiles Volume One: Japanese Army Fighters New Guinea & the Solomons 1942-1944

By Michael Claringbould

Softcover, 104 pages, index, photographs, and 85 color profiles

Published by Avonmore Books, December 2020

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0648665917

ISBN-13: 978-0648665915

Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.2 x 9.8 inches

At the close of the Pacific War the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy were directed to destroy their records and photographs, including logbooks and snapshots kept by the individual service members. This order, coupled with the language barrier, has long frustrated historians and modelers researching the Japanese military. The result is few publications in English on the subject, and even many Japanese language sources lack the depth and detail seen in their foreign counterparts.

The author has stepped squarely into this void. An Australian who spent several years in New Guinea, Michael Claringbould had the opportunity to examine many of the aircraft wrecks there and recorded…

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The First War Won Primarily with Unmanned Systems

Ten Lessons from the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War By John Antal The Second Nagorno-Karabakh War was fought between Armenia and Azerbaijan from September 24 to November 10, 2020. 29 more words

The First War Won Primarily with Unmanned Systems — American Partisan

In Memoriam: Dorothy Schmidt Cole

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

And Now for some news that really matters…

Instead of reading about traitorous communist that hate their country, Let’s all celebrate the life of a woman who dedicated her life to defending an ideal bigger than herself.

Semper Fi Mrs. Cole.

This Country owes you a Debt of Gratitude we will never be able to repay.

 

Know your WW2 History: The revolutionary fuse that won World War II

The revolutionary fuse that helped win World War II

 

Some very interesting reading on a device that helped shorten the war considerably.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!