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A True Story —— Apparently?

A true story, or so I have been lead to believe. Whatever the truth is, this could never happen if a sailor was telling this story. True Story A World War II fighter pilot is reminiscing before school children about … Continue reading

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Ghost of Christmas Past

My Goodness viewing this video brought back so many memories of the wartime Christmas. I had the same toys, the tin helmet, a wooden model spitfire,a tank and a tommy gun. I remember sheltering in the tube stations all night. … Continue reading

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Look to the Skies once Again

The last two Lancaster bombers still flying in the world will come together in a series of events this summer, in a meeting unlikely to happen ever again. The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAF BBMF) based … Continue reading

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History from a Dizzy Height

I don’t suppose I was greatly missed over the last four days,but in case I was!!! please let me explain.¬† On Sunday morning at church a wave of dizziness swept over me, I managed to drive home but spent the … Continue reading

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Canadian Military Modernize!!!!

Our illustrious Prime Minister through his right hand man Peter MacKay is updating the Canadian Military.You should note he has paid important considerations to operating costs when making new purchases. In this area our Minister of Defense has achieved the … Continue reading

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The F35 Purchase????

I watched the program “Fifth Estate” last evening, the topic was the on going saga of the Governments purchase of the F35 fighter jet slated to replace the aging F16. Now this was an hour long program, with several interviews, … Continue reading

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F35 Rant

Harper has been getting off lightly for the last ten days while I travelled Newfoundland. Well, Herr Harper its over now and time to get back to basic’s The question is, will Canadian tax payers end up owing untold billions … Continue reading

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Need a Pee on a C130J Hercules???

Sorry the photo is a Spitfire, but it should put you in the mood! I have just read an article on the new C130J Hercules and it got me thinking. I flew to South Caroline on a C130 back in … Continue reading

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