Lest We Forget
Forty five years ago today, on April 29, 1975, the U.S. military launched Operation Frequent Wind, where the last U.S. forces were airlifted out of Vietnam.
That look you get when you mention “Nancy Pelosi” or “Adam Schiff” to me.
The Age of Empire
Inside the The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London
We don’t build grand monuments such as this anymore. And we don’t paint murals like this either. I’m sure that it’s too expensive, or possibly racist, sexist, xenophobic, or whatever. Does that mean that our culture is getting better or that it is in decline?
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Identify the national/regional flag – still in use today
Hint: It has been flying since the 13th Century.
The North American F-108 Rapier was envisioned as a fighter escort for the B-70 Valkyrie Bomber, but it morphed into the A-3J/A-5 Vigilante, an LL favorite among aircraft, that screamed when they added a third engine where the bomb bay/bomb ejection system had been.
“The Most Beautiful Stories always start with wreckage” – Jack London
You may be cool, but the heeland coo* doesn’t care.