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Kodachrome WW2 Images

Admiring WW2 Kodachrome images this morning inspired me to take one of my recently shot images, and recreate that Kodachrome look.

The Monuments Men

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men (now on order for the library’s collection and ready to place on hold… 235 more words

Romanian genes

Well, I don’t think any health professionals will believe I am 90% housebound as I have a tan! I have been sitting on my balcony twice  a day for 20 minutes to help my vitamin D and am getting really tanned, darn my Romanian genes! 555 more words

Jack Caple and the Rats of Tobruk

Late in the week I had the pleasure of meeting Jack Caple, 95, a World War Two veteran and survior of the Siege of Tobruk, the battle of El Alamein and the fight against the Japanese army in Papua New Guniea. 102 more words


Wernher von Braun standing next to the F-1 engines on the Apollo Saturn V rocket.

One of the few people in history that I both despise and admire.

He accepted membership into the SS, lied about how long he was a member of the Nazi party, built the rockets which were used on civilian targets using slave labor to do so. 72 more words


The March towards Disaster

Hey everyone. Sorry that I haven’t been putting posts up as often. I’ve had big assignments from my other classes holding me up. Thankfully, finals are right around the corner, so I’ll soon be blogging more in the next couple of weeks. 350 more words

The Battles

Japanese Type-99 Hand Grenade

The Type 99 Hand Grenade (九九式手榴弾 Kyūkyū-shiki Teryūdan), also known as Kiska grenade by the American Army was an improved version of the Type 97 fragmentation hand grenade used by the Imperial Japanese Army and Imperial Japanese Navy SNLF during World War II. 61 more words