The term ‘Catch 22′ was immortalised in a book of the same title by Joseph Heller. It arose out of the experiences of an American bomber pilot during the Second World War (1939-45), but it is equally applicable to the ongoing situation in the middle east. 1,060 more words
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Pupils and teachers from Alabama State High School pictured taking an enforced break during a class nature walk yesterday.
A shock investigation by a popular American magazine has revealed that by the year 2050 an incredible 95% of American citizens will have accidentally killed each other by the negligent discharge of firearms. 154 more words
Better to be patient than powerful; better to have self-control than to conquer a city.” (Proverbs 16:32 NLT)
On February 19, 1940, as six German destroyers were sent to intercept a number of suspicious British fishing vessels off the Dogger Bank, a German bomber passed over the flotilla.142 more words
Over the course of Operation “Protective Edge”, flying formation leaders have faced many dilemmas. Captain A’, who recently finished his training as a flight formation leader, talks about his job and one of the dilemmas with which he dealt during the operation… 446 more words