Category Archives: Military History

Lisa Reviews An Oscar Nominee: The Guns of Navarone (dir by J. Lee Thompson)

The Oscar nominations are finally due to be announced on March 15th and the Oscars themselves are scheduled to be awarded at the end of April.  In anticipation of the big event (and the end of this current lengthy awards … Continue reading

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SeaBees 79th Birthday March 5, 2021

I knew today was the official SeaBees birthday. I grew up in a city with one of the few remaining SeaBee bases still around in the U. S. I saw this posted on Museum of Military History website https://www.museumofmilitaryhistory.com/event/seabee-birthday/2021-03-05/. There … Continue reading

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5 Benefits of Gardening For Your Mental Health — Jenny in Neverland

ad collaborative post // It has been difficult for most people to maintain their mental health over the last year. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to improve your mood and overall health. Start taking some much-needed me-time … Continue reading

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March 2. With the Gurkha Rifles at Cassino. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

Today’s Roll records the deaths of two members of the Royal Marine Light Infantry. One from Lisburn died in the German air raid on Scarborough in 1915. Another from Groomsport died in France in 1917 following the amputation of a … Continue reading

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In Plain Sight… — theleansubmariner – Parts 1 and 2

Eighty years ago, the United States was still at relative peace. In Europe, Britain was hanging on for life while France and most of the other occupied nations were adjusting to life under the heel of the Nazi warlords. In … Continue reading

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Aviation Trails — Pacific Paratrooper

Structure of the USAAC – Airforces The structure of the American Air Force is complex and confusing. Much of it was formed hurriedly during the Second World War, but elements can be traced back as far as the First World … Continue reading

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L’UOMO TORNATO DA LONTANO

“L’uomo Tornato Da Lontano” is Evandro Dell’Amico’s tribute to his father Bruno Dell’Amico: soldier, prisoner of war, film maker and advocate for the rights of workers. Evandro shares a little about his book and his father… Evandro Dell’Amico has only … Continue reading

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The first USS Jouett (DD-41) was a modified Paulding-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War I and later in the United States Coast Guard, designated as CG-13. She was named for Rear admiral James Edward Jouett. — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

USS JOUETT 1928 Jouett was laid down on 7 March 1911 by Bath Iron Works, Ltd., Bath, Maine; launched on 15 April 1912; sponsored by Miss Marylee Nally; and commissioned at Boston, Massachusetts on 24 May 1912, Lieutenant Commander W. … Continue reading

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Decal Review: Exito Decals’ “Pacific Warriors” Vol. 1 (ED48011 & ED72011) — Iwo Jima Models

Exito is a Polish company which was started in 2008 as an internet hobby shop, and expanded in 2010 by establishing a brick and mortar store in 2010 in Cracow, Poland. In November of 2018, they launched their own line … Continue reading

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Recognizing Military Sniper 007 — Sarah Cath’s Adventures

There are so many designers in Tinkercad that never get recognized, so I decided that I would start recognizing them on my blog. Military Sniper 007 obviously like designing military based vehicle. Their profile states: “My name is Lev Kulko, … Continue reading

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