Category Archives: World War Two
George Patton sleeps there, among his troops. Pics taken in 1981.
Also known as the Bren Gun Carrier. Found in a museum in Caboolture, Australia. Tens of thousands were produced during and after World War Two.
It occurred to me this morning that a mule is really just an ass without balls. I am not sure where to go with this, philosophically, particularly as regards hinnies. Not including them in the above characterization might be construed … Continue reading
While bumming around Florida, I came across Valiant Air Command, a small but impressive aircraft museum near the Kennedy Space Center. Among its many attractions is the Tico Belle, a World War 2 C-47 that is still available for rides. … Continue reading
Terezín (Theresienstadt) is a fortress and fortress town north-northwest of Prague. During the German occupation of Czechoslovakia (March 15, 1939 – May 08, 1945), the fortress was used by the Nazis as a police prison and the walled town as … Continue reading
He wasn’t a panserbjørn, just an ordinary brown bear from the Middle East. But like his fictional counterparts in The Golden Compass, he fought bravely in battle, namely with the Polish Army during World War Two. He marched with Polish … Continue reading