I may not have any boxing cats for you tonight. And I may not have any firefighting cats either. Or any LOL-style cat photos from the 1870s. But I do have a picture of a cat in a reinforced cat carrie
I was unaware that K-25, the building at Oak Ridge that separated uranium-235 from uranium-238 during the Manhattan Project, is nearly demolished to make way for a new industrial park. And really, if
More Farley’s beat, but this footage of air warfare from Japanese archives in 1945 is pretty amazing to watch.
Evidently, a pig in 1942 was extra, well, piggish and ate too much. So its owner named it Hitler. And painted the name on it.
On July 17, 1944, a munitions explosion at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Port Chicago, California killed 320 soldiers, mostly African-Americans loading munitions onto ships. This spurred them to
I’m plowing through Vincent Orange’s Bomber Champion: The Life of Marshal of the RAF Sir John Slessor. Slessor was a significant player in the organizational development of the RAF after
The greatest generation indeed: The soldiers who landed in Normandy on D-Day were greeted as liberators, but by the time American G.I.’s were headed back home in late 1945, many French citizens view
This came up in comments to the anti-Chinese post from yesterday. Some of you have no doubt seen this, others have not. From Time Magazine, December 1941.