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  • Greatest Mysteries of WWII: Breaking Hit...
    by George Freund on October 26, 2013 at 5:43 PM
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    They don't want us to know even old military history.

    Try this version.

    Cryptanalysis of the Enigma enabled the western Allies in World War II to read substantial amounts of secret Morse-coded radio communications of the Axis powers that had been enciphered using Enigma machines. This yielded military intelligence which, along with that from other decrypted Axis radio and teleprinter transmissions, was given the codename Ultra. This was considered by western Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower to have been "decisive" to the Allied victory.

    The Enigma machine was used commercially from the early 1920s and was adopted by the militaries and governments of various countries—most famously, Nazi Germany.

    The Enigma machines were a family of portable cipher machines with rotor scramblers.[2] Good operating procedures, properly enforced, would have made the cipher unbreakable.[3][4] However, most of the German armed and secret services and civilian agencies that used Enigma employed poor procedures and it was these that allowed the cipher to be broken.

    The German plugboard-equipped Enigma became the Third Reich's principal crypto-system. It was reconstructed by the Polish General Staff's Cipher Bureau in December 1932—with the aid of French-supplied intelligence material that had been obtained from a German spy. Shortly before the outbreak of World War II, the Polish Cipher Bureau initiated the French and British into its Enigma-breaking techniques and technology at a conference held in Warsaw.

    A series of three rotors from an Enigma machine scrambler. When loaded in the machine, these rotors connect with the entry plate on the right and the reflector drum on the left.

    From this beginning, the British Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) at Bletchley Park built up an extensive cryptanalytic facility. Initially, the decryption was mainly of Luftwaffe and a few Army messages, as the German Navy employed much more secure procedures for using Enigma. Alan Turing, a Cambridge University mathematician and logician, provided much of the original thinking that led to the design of the cryptanalytical Bombe machines and the eventual breaking of naval Enigma. However, the German Navy introduced an Enigma version with a fourth rotor for its U-boats resulting in a prolonged period when these messages could not be decrypted. With the capture of relevant cipher keys and the use of much faster US Navy Bombes, regular, rapid reading of U-boat messages resumed.

    The Enigma machines produced a polyalphabetic substitution cipher. During World War I, inventors in several countries realized that a purely random key sequence, containing no repetitive pattern, would, in principle, make a polyalphabetic substitution cipher unbreakable.[5] This led to the development of rotor cipher machines which alter each character in the plaintext to produce the ciphertext, by means of a scrambler comprising a set of rotors that alter the electrical path from character to character, between the input device and the output device. This constant altering of the electrical pathway produces a very long period before the pattern—the key sequence or substitution alphabet—repeats.

    Deciphering enciphered messages involves three stages, defined somewhat differently in that era than in modern cryptography.[6] Firstly, there is the identification of the system in use, in this case Enigma; secondly, breaking the system by establishing exactly how encryption takes place, and thirdly, setting, which involves finding the way that the machine was set up for an individual message, i.e. the message key.[7] Today, it's often assumed that an attacker knows how the encipherment process works and breaking specifically refers to finding a way to infer a particular key or message (see Kerckhoffs's principle). Enigma machines, however, had so many potential internal wiring states that reconstructing the machine, independent of particular settings, was a very difficult task.


    by George Freund on July 21, 2013 at 8:20 AM
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    The Lives of Others (German: Das Leben der Anderen) is a 2006 German drama film, marking the feature film debut of filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, about the monitoring of East Berlin by agents of the Stasi, the GDR's secret police. It stars Ulrich Mühe as Stasi Captain Gerd Wiesler, Ulrich Tukur as his boss Anton Grubitz, Sebastian Koch as the playwright Georg Dreyman, and Martina Gedeck as Dreyman's lover, a prominent actress named Christa-Maria Sieland.

    The film was released in Germany on 23 March 2006. At the same time, the screenplay was published by Suhrkamp Verlag. The Lives of Others won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The film had earlier won seven Deutscher Filmpreis awards—including those for best film, best director, best screenplay, best actor, and best supporting actor—after setting a new record with 11 nominations. It was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 64th Golden Globe Awards. The Lives of Others cost US$2 million[3] and grossed more than US$77 million worldwide as of November 2007.

    In 1984 East Germany, Stasi officer Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler is assigned to spy on playwright Georg Dreyman. Wiesler and his team bug the apartment, set up surveillance equipment in an attic and begin reporting Dreyman's activities. Dreyman had escaped state scrutiny due to his pro-Communist views and international recognition. Wiesler learns the real reason behind the surveillance: Minister of Culture Bruno Hempf covets Dreyman's girlfriend, actress Christa-Maria Sieland, and is trying to eliminate his rival. While Grubitz (Wiesler's boss) sees an opportunity for advancement, Wiesler (an idealist) is horrified. Through his surveillance, he knows Dreyman and Sieland are in love. Hempf uses Sieland's prescription-drug addiction to coerce her. After discovering Sieland's relationship with Hempf, Dreyman implores her not to meet him again. Sieland refuses, fleeing to a nearby bar where Wiesler (posing as a fan) reminds her of her talent; she returns home.

    A Communist, Dreyman becomes disillusioned with the treatment of his colleagues by the state. At his birthday party, his friend Albert Jerska (a blacklisted theatrical director) gives him sheet music for Sonate vom Guten Menschen (Sonata For a Good Man). Shortly afterwards, Jerska hangs himself; Wiesler is moved by the tragedy. Dreyman decides to publish an anonymous article on the East German suicide rate in Der Spiegel. No suicide rates in the GDR have been published since 1977 (that year, East Germany was second in European suicides only to Hungary). Since all East German typewriters are registered, Dreyman uses a smuggled miniature typewriter which he hides. Before talking openly in his apartment, Dreyman and his friends test whether the flat is bugged by feigning an attempt to smuggle one of their blacklisted friends through the Berlin Wall. Wiesler does not alert the police, and the conspirators believe they are safe.

    Dreyman's article is published, enraging the authorities. From an agent at Der Spiegel, the Stasi obtain a copy of the manuscript (typed on a red ribbon). Hempf, livid at being jilted by Sieland, orders Grubitz to destroy her. Sieland is arrested when she tries to buy drugs at her dentist's office, and blackmailed into revealing Dreyman's authorship of the article. When the Stasi search his apartment, however, they do not find the typewriter. Grubitz then orders Wiesler to interrogate Sieland again, warning that failure will cost them both. Sieland recognizes Wiesler as the man from the bar, and tells him where the typewriter is hidden.

    Grubitz and the Stasi return to Dreyman's apartment, but the typewriter is gone; Wiesler had already seized the evidence. When she sees Dreyman's face as he realizes she informed on him, a guilt-stricken Sieland runs into the street and stops in front of an oncoming truck. Wiesler reaches the dying Sieland first, beginning to tell her about the typewriter before an inconsolable Dreyman cradles her in his arms. Grubitz informs Dreyman that the investigation is over, and tells Wiesler his career is over as well. As he leaves, Grubitz discards a newspaper announcing Mikhail Gorbachev as the new leader of the Soviet Union.

    In November 1989, Wiesler is steaming open letters in a windowless office when a co-worker (also banished by Grubitz earlier in the film) tells him about the fall of the Berlin Wall; Wiesler and his co-workers silently get up and leave their office. Two years later, Hempf and Dreyman have a chance encounter; Dreyman asks Hempf why he was never under surveillance, and Hempf tells him he was monitored. After uncovering surveillance equipment in his apartment, Dreyman goes to the Stasi Archives to read the files on his activities. He reads that Sieland was released just before the second search, and could not have removed the typewriter. Seeing a fingerprint in red ink on the final typewritten report, he realizes that Stasi agent HGW XX/7 had concealed Dreyman's authorship of the suicide article and removed the typewriter before the search team arrived. Dreyman finds Wiesler delivering mail; he momentarily considers approaching him, but decides against it.

    On his rounds two years later, Wiesler passes a bookstore window display promoting Dreyman's new novel, Sonate vom Guten Menschen. He goes inside, opens a copy of the book and discovers it is dedicated "To HGW XX/7, with gratitude". Wiesler buys the book; when the sales clerk asks if he wants it gift-wrapped he responds, "No, it's for me."

  • Tales of the Gun Ep.30 Super Guns of To...
    by George Freund on October 12, 2015 at 12:55 PM
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    Tales of the Gun is a television series broadcast on the History Channel featuring the history of firearms that ran for one season in 1998. The usual episode includes interviews of historians and people who used the featured weapon, shows how the weapons were made, and shows the featured weapon being fired on a shooting range. The series narrator for the US version is Thom Pinto, veteran voice actor.

    Ep 30: "Super Guns of Today and Tomorrow"

    An examination of guns that exist on the cutting edge of firearm technology. Fighting battles on computers decades before an actual shot is fired, these super guns may make the world safer...or more dangerous than ever before.

    The G36 is a 5.56×45mm assault rifle, designed in the early 1990s by Heckler & Koch (H&K) in Germany as a replacement for the heavier 7.62mm G3 battle rifle. It was accepted into service with the Bundeswehr in 1995, replacing the G3. The G36 is gas-operated and feeds from a 30-round detachable box magazine or 100-round C-Mag drum magazine.

    Because of severe problems with overheating and lack of accuracy when overheated, German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen announced on 22 April 2015 that the G36 has 'no future in the German army in its current state of construction', and that a replacement must be found. However, she did not exclude the possibility of the army adopting a new version of the G36. Meanwhile, the government has ordered HK417 battle rifles for front-line troops.

    The US Land Warrior is an integrated fighting system for individual infantry soldiers which gives the soldier enhanced tactical awareness, lethality and survivability. The systems integrated into Land Warrior are the weapon system, helmet, computer, digital and voice communications, positional and navigation system, protective clothing and individual equipment. The Land Warrior system will be deployed by infantry, and combat support soldiers, including rangers, airborne, air assault, light and mechanised infantry soldiers.


    The Dardick 1500

    A bean bag round, also known by its trademarked name flexible baton round, is a baton round fired as a shotgun shell used for less lethal apprehension of suspects.

    The bean bag round consists of a small fabric “pillow” filled with #9 lead shot weighing about 40 grams (1.4 oz). It is fired from a normal 12-gauge shotgun. When fired, the bag is expelled at around 70 to 90 metres per second (230 to 300 ft/s); it spreads out in flight and distributes its impact over about 6 square centimetres (1 sq in) of the target. It is designed to deliver a blow that will cause minimum long-term trauma and no penetration but will result in a muscle spasm or other reaction to briefly render a violent suspect immobile. The shotgun round is inaccurate over about 6 metres (20 ft) and has a maximum range of around 20 metres (70 ft). Changes to the bean bag round since its inception in the early 1970s have included a velocity reduction from 120 to 90 metres per second (400 to 300 ft/s) as well as a shift from a square shape to a more rounded sock-shaped projectile.

  • The Real Reason MH-370 Missing Plane Hoa...
    by George Freund on August 1, 2015 at 9:12 AM
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    Is La Reunion the unluckiest place in the world? Now a VOLCANO erupts on island where 'MH370 debris' washed up... and they've had 18 shark attacks in four years

    Eruption sparked fears it may hamper search for more wreckage after wing flap was discovered on beach this week

    There have been 18 shark attacks around the island - seven of them fatal including a teenage boy - in last four years


    PUBLISHED: 11:20 GMT, 31 July 2015 | UPDATED: 16:19 GMT, 31 July 2015

    A volcano has erupted on the island where suspected MH370 wreckage was found, sparking fears it could hamper the investigation.

    The government of La Reunion imposed a ban on access to the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, including by helicopter, after an eruption at 10am local time this morning.

    It is not clear how severe the eruption was, but it could make it impossible to carry out air searches for more debris in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

    Piton de la Fournaise has erupted twice this year, with the effects lasting for some days on each occasion.

    To add to the island's misfortune, it has also emerged that there have been 18 shark attacks - seven of them fatal - in the last four years.

    The Piton de la Fournaise started to erupt at 10am local time in the Faujas crater northeast of Dolomieu, according to the Prefecture

    Just last week, a man had a 'good chunk' of his arm torn off while surfing off the coast.

    And in April, La Reunion was plunged into shock when a shark attacked and killed a 13-year-old boy named Elio Canestri.

    After that incident, France approved increased fishing of tiger and bull sharks in the marine reserve off the island.

    Speakng after the discovery of the plane wreckage, restaurant manager Guillaune Lalot told the Guardian: 'Our newspapers only ever write about car crashes, volcano eruptions and shark attacks.

    'So maybe, this discovery will draw a different type of attention to the island.'

    Searchers have been scouring island's coastline for more debris that officials hope will unlock the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

    Clues? This Chinese water bottle (left) and an Indonesian cleaning product (right) have been washed up on the Indian Ocean island where suspected plane wreckage from MH370 was found, adding fuel to speculation that the wing flap found on Wednesday belongs to the missing Malaysian Airlines flight

    (I believe these are planted objects. After such a long time in the ocean the writing on the labels is very, very clear like it was just put there.)


    Officers carry the 6ft-long wing flap that it believed to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 from the beach in Saint-Andre on La Reunion island after it was discovered on Wednesday

    (NOTE: They are carrying the flap to the edge of the shore not away from it. The first pictures showed the flap on the land far from the shore. People started screaming FAKE! So they moved it. Million dollar question: DOES IT FLOAT? I doubt it.)

    A team of beach cleaners searches for more possible plane debris near the area where a wing flap was washed up near Saint-Andre on the north coast of the Indian Ocean island of Reunion today

    This morning, a Chinese water bottle and an Indonesian cleaning product were among the latest items found on the island which have been linked to the plane.

    Authorities hunting for plane today they were 'increasingly confident' that the wing flap was from the ill-fated jet, raising hopes of solving one of aviation's greatest mysteries.

    Deputy Transport Minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi said a part number on the wreckage confirmed the object is from a Boeing 777.

    'From the part number, it is confirmed that it is from a Boeing 777 aircraft. This information is from MAS (Malaysia Airlines). They have informed me,' he said.

    The two-metre long piece of wreckage is to be sent to France for analysis tonight, with hopes high that it could turn out to be the first tangible proof the plane went down in the Indian Ocean.

    Martin Dolan, chief commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau which is leading the search, said: 'We are increasingly confident that this debris is from MH370.

    'The shape of the object looks very much like a very specific part associated only with 777 aircraft.'

    Beach cleaner Johnny Begue has spoken of the moment he stumbled across plane wreckage on La Reunion island, sparking speculation that it belonged to MH370. He is pictured with a shredded suitcase he also found on the beach which is also thought to have from the doomed jet

    Dolan, however, echoed comments by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who said the object was 'very likely' from a Boeing 777 but cautioned that it remained to be confirmed in a case notorious for false leads.

    Dolan said he was hoping for greater clarity 'within the next 24 hours'.

    French authorities have moved the plane piece from the beach to the local airport on Reunion and will send it tonight to the city of Toulouse, where it may arrive Saturday morning, according to the Paris prosecutor's office.

    Toulouse is the hub of Europe's aerospace industry, with the headquarters of Airbus and a network of hangars and plane facilities.

    The two-metre-long section of wreckage was discovered on the island of La Reunion, east of Madagascar, more than 3,800 miles away from where the aircraft was last seen, north of Kuala Lumpur and some 3,000 miles from the search area west of Australia

    The plane part will be analysed in special defense facilities used for airplane testing and analysis, according to the Defense Ministry.

    Air safety investigators, including one from Boeing, have identified the component found on the French island of Reunion as a 'flaperon' from the trailing edge of a Boeing 777 wing, a U.S. official said.

    The official wasn't authorised to be publicly named.

    Flight 370, which disappeared March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board, is the only 777 known to be missing.

    by George Freund on December 15, 2014 at 1:00 PM
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    This is a well remembered battle for several reasons. The Germans massacred P.O.W.'s and General Anthony Clement "Nuts" McAuliffe refused to surrender Bastogne. In reply to the German request, he replied NUTS! That always has to our reply to the NWO fascists semanding we surrender our liberty. On the conspiracy side. General Patton was allowed to advance for once. However, it was away from the action. He didn't trust his orders. After the action commenced he made one of the fastest turnarounds in military history. Could there have been complicity in that? You bet. That's another reson they killed him.


    Battle of the Bulge is an American widescreen epic war film produced in Spain that was released in 1965. It was directed by Ken Annakin. It starred Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Telly Savalas, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews and Charles Bronson. The feature was filmed in Ultra Panavision 70 and exhibited in 70 mm Cinerama. Battle of the Bulge had its world premiere on December 16, 1965, the 21st anniversary of the titular battle, at the Pacific Cinerama Dome Theatre in Hollywood, California.


    Lt. Colonel Daniel Kiley (Fonda) and his pilot, Joe, are flying a reconnaissance mission over the Ardennes forest, spotting a German staff car. On the ground, Colonel Martin Hessler (Shaw) is briefed by his superior, General Kohler (Werner Peters). Kohler points out a clock with a 50-hour countdown: the time allotted for the mission, beyond which the odds of success will fall off. At the same time, German soldiers disguised as American soldiers, led by Lieutenant Schumacher (Ty Hardin) are given the task to seize vital bridges and sow confusion behind the Allied front lines....

    The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe. Hitler planned the offensive with the primary goal to recapture the important harbour of Antwerp.[22][23] The surprise attack caught the Allied forces completely off guard. United States forces bore the brunt of the attack and incurred the highest casualties for any operation during the war. The battle also severely depleted Germany's armored (tanks and tracked vehicles) reserves on the western front.

    The battle was known by different names. The Germans referred to it as Unternehmen Wacht am Rhein ("Operation Watch on the Rhine"), while the French named it the Bataille des Ardennes ("Battle of the Ardennes"). The Allies called it the Ardennes Counteroffensive. The phrase "Battle of the Bulge" was coined by contemporary press to describe the way the Allied front line bulged inward on wartime news maps[ and became the best known name for the battle.

    Battle of the Bulge 70 years on: Hundreds descend on Belgian forest to recreate one of the U.S. Army's bloodiest encounters with Nazi forces... complete with tanks

    by George Freund on March 14, 2014 at 9:57 PM
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    This time it's the Russian bombers coming here. Are they checking off their list? One 9m/m Makarov pistol, 2 boxes of ammunition, 4 days concentrated emergency rations, one drug issue, one English phrase book and Bible, $500 American dollars, one Gold American Eagle, 9 packs of chewing gum, one prophylactic, three lipsticks, three pair of blue jeans. A fellow could have a good weekend in Kaliningrad with all that stuff. We'll see.


    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known simply as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 British-American black comedy film which satirizes the nuclear scare. It was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick, stars Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, and features Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, and Slim Pickens. The film is loosely based on Peter George's Cold War thriller novel Red Alert (also known as Two Hours to Doom).

    The story concerns an unhinged United States Air Force general who orders a first strike nuclear attack on the Soviet Union. It follows the President of the United States, his advisers, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and a Royal Air Force (RAF) officer as they try to recall the bombers to prevent a nuclear apocalypse. It separately follows the crew of one B-52 bomber as they try to deliver their payload.

    In 1989, the United States Library of Congress included it in the first group of films selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. It was listed as number three on AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs list.


    United States Air Force Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper is commander of Burpelson Air Force Base, which houses the SAC 843rd Bomb Wing equipped with B-52 bombers. The 843rd is currently on airborne alert, in flight just hours from the Soviet border.

    Ripper orders his executive officer, Group Captain Lionel Mandrake of the UK Royal Air Force, to put the base on alert, asserting that it is not a drill, and orders him to issue Wing Attack Plan R to the patrolling aircraft, including one commanded by Major T. J. "King" Kong. All of the aircraft commence an attack flight on Russia, and allow communications only through the CRM 114 discriminator.

    Mandrake discovers that no order for war has been received, and tries to stop Ripper, who locks them both in his office. Ripper tells Mandrake that he believes the Soviets have been using fluoridation of United States' water supplies to pollute the "precious bodily fluids" of Americans.

    At the Pentagon, General Buck Turgidson briefs President Merkin Muffley and several other top officers and aides about the attack in the "War Room". Muffley is shocked to learn that such orders could be given without his authorization, but Turgidson reminds him that Plan R – enabling a senior officer to launch a strike against the Soviets if all superiors up to the President have been killed in a first strike on Washington D.C. – allows such an action. Turgidson reports that his men are cycling through every CRM code to issue the stand-down order but this could take over two days. Muffley orders Turgidson to storm the base and seize Ripper, though Turgidson warns that Ripper may have already alerted his men to this possibility.

    Turgidson attempts to convince Muffley to let the attack continue, as their first strike on the Soviets would wipe out the majority of the Soviet missiles, and the few remaining would only cost a few million American lives. Muffley refuses, and instead brings Soviet ambassador Alexei de Sadeski (Peter Bull) into the War Room, despite Turgidson's protest, to get Soviet premier Dimitri Kisov on the "Hot Line." The President tells the Premier, who is drunk, about the situation, and suggests that the USSR fire upon the planes to stop the attack.

    After a heated discussion, the ambassador explains that the Soviet Union has created a doomsday device consisting of 50 buried bombs with "Cobalt Thorium G" set to detonate should any nuclear attack strike their country. The Soviets had conceived of this system after reading a New York Times article claiming the United States was working on such a device. The President's wheelchair-bound scientific advisor, former Nazi Dr. Strangelove, is skeptical, noting that a doomsday device would only be an effective deterrent if everyone knew about it. Sadeski admits they had plans to reveal its existence the following week at a Soviet party conference in honor of the Premier, "who loves surprises."

    United States Army forces arrive at Burpelson, but, as predicted, the base's troops take the troops to be Soviets in disguise and open fire. The Army forces eventually take over the base and Ripper shoots himself, fearing he will be tortured into revealing the recall code. Colonel "Bat" Guano forces his way into Ripper's office. He suspects Mandrake of being the enemy until Mandrake convinces him otherwise.

    Mandrake identifies Ripper's CRM code from his desk blotter doodles ("OPE," a variant from both "Peace on Earth" and "Purity of Essence"). He contacts the President with difficulty, on a payphone, the only working method of communication, and SAC is able to contact the bombers and direct them away from Soviet air space. The War Room celebrates. However, Sadeski reports that the Soviets cannot account for one of the four planes they believed they had shot down, Major Kong's. In fact a surface to air missile had ruptured the plane's fuel tank and left "all radio gear kaput, including the CRM-114." President Muffley tells the Soviets the plane's target to help them find it, but due to the shortened range of the crippled aircraft Major Kong has selected a closer target, a nuclear missile complex at Kodlosk.

    On approaching the new target, the bomb doors will not open. Major Kong climbs on a bomb and adjusts the wiring. The doors open and the bomb releases, with Kong straddling it and riding it like a rodeo cowboy, waving his hat, as it falls.

    Sadeski notes that, within ten months of the activation of the doomsday device, the surface of the earth will be uninhabitable. Dr. Strangelove recommends that the President gather several hundreds of thousands of people, with a high female-to-male ratio, to live in deep mineshafts in order to escape the radiation, and to then institute a breeding program to allow the United States to repopulate the surface after a hundred years have passed. Gen. Turgidson warns that the Soviets will likely do the same, and worries about a "mineshaft gap."

    Dr. Strangelove shouts that he has a plan, gets up from his wheelchair, takes a few halting steps and shouts, "Mein Führer! I can walk!" The film finally cuts to a montage of nuclear detonations, accompanied by Vera Lynn's recording of "We'll Meet Again."

    by George Freund on June 30, 2013 at 8:56 AM
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    The young always feel that everything is new under the sun. That is not true. The past is the future. Do you think 9/11 or 7/7 was something that hadn't happen before? It is the way the world has always worked. Do you think our leaders never lie? Watch the story of the Dreyfuss Affair in France. A French Captain who was Jewish was wrongly convicted of treason to protect the real traitor in a higher position. For the honor and glory of France and to protect the army his framing was made more firm.

    However, there was a writer who risked everything he had to tell the truth. He was Emile Zola noted author and stellar journalist. He was persecuted to the nth degree and stood firm. Christ and the disciples were too n'est ce pas? Fate had an honest man take over the defence ministry. He opened the case. There were convictions and suicides. Poor Zola was most likely suicided. As a model of courage, there are few others.

    Recently Michael Hastings carried the pen of freedom to his death. If you desire freedom, know Zola. It is a cruel world out there. Evil only prospers when good people do nothing. Thankyou Emile for doing everything you could do dying pen in hand. There is no greater sacrifice than giving your life for others. When we face the evil deeds of today. Look in the mirror. You must be the hero. For every one who falls thousands should arise from slumber. ENJOY the trip in time to the future. You can change the future. Know Emile Zola.

    The Life of Emile Zola is a 1937 American biographical film about French author Émile Zola. It stars Paul Muni.

    Set in the mid through late 19th century, it depicts Zola's friendship with Post-Impressionsist painter Paul Cézanne, and his rise to fame through his prolific writing, with particular focus on his involvement in the Dreyfus affair.

    The film had its premiere at the Carthay Circle Theatre in Los Angeles and was a great success both critically and financially; contemporary reviews cited it as the best biographical film made up to that time. It is still held in high regard by many critics. It is the second biographical film to win the Oscar for Best Picture.

    In 2000, The Life of Emile Zola was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

    Struggling writer Émile Zola (Paul Muni) shares a drafty Paris attic with his friend, painter Paul Cézanne (Vladimir Sokoloff). A chance encounter with a street prostitute (Erin O'Brien-Moore) hiding from a police raid leads to his first bestseller, Nana, an exposé of the steamy underside of Parisian life.

    Other successful books follow. Zola becomes rich and famous; he marries Alexandrine (Gloria Holden) and settles down to a comfortable life in his mansion. One day, his old friend Cézanne, still poor and unknown, visits him before leaving the city. He tells Zola that he has become complacent, a far cry from the zealous reformer of his youth.

    Meanwhile, a French secret agent steals a letter addressed to a military officer in the German embassy. The letter confirms there is a spy within the top French army staff. With little thought, the army commanders decide that Jewish[1] Captain Alfred Dreyfus (Joseph Schildkraut) is the traitor. He is courtmartialed and imprisoned on Devil's Island in French Guyana.

    Later, Colonel Picquart (Henry O'Neill), the new chief of intelligence, discovers evidence implicating Major Walsin-Esterhazy (Robert Barrat) as the spy, but he is ordered by his superiors to remain silent, as this revelation would embarrass them. He is quickly reassigned to a distant post.

    Years go by. Finally, Dreyfus's loyal wife Lucie (Gale Sondergaard) pleads with Zola to take up her husband's cause. Zola is reluctant to give up his comfortable life, but the evidence she has brought him piques his curiosity. He publishes a letter in the newspaper accusing the army of covering up a monstrous injustice. Zola barely escapes from an angry mob incited by agents provocateurs employed by the military.

    As he had expected, he is brought to trial for libel. His attorney, Maitre Labori (Donald Crisp) does his best, but the apparently unfair presiding judge refuses to allow him to bring up the Dreyfus affair and the military witnesses all commit perjury, with the exception of Picquart. Zola is found guilty and sentenced to a year in prison. He reluctantly accepts the advice of his friends not to risk becoming a martyr and flees to England, where he continues to write on behalf of Dreyfus.

    A new administration finally admits that Dreyfus is innocent, those responsible for the coverup are forced to resign or are dismissed, and Walsin-Esterhazy flees the country in disgrace. However, Zola dies of carbon monoxide poisoning due to a faulty stove the night before the public ceremony in which Dreyfus is exonerated. 

  • Tales of the Gun Episode 15: The Tommy G...
    by George Freund on February 5, 2015 at 10:02 PM
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    Tales of the Gun is a television series broadcast on the History Channel featuring the history of firearms that ran for one season in 1998. The usual episode includes interviews of historians and people who used the featured weapon, shows how the weapons were made, and shows the featured weapon being fired on a shooting range. The series narrator for the US version is Thom Pinto, veteran voice actor.

    15.Ep 15: "The Tommy Gun"

    The Thompson submachine gun (nicknamed the Thompson or Tommy Gun) is an American submachine gun, invented by John T. Thompson in 1918, that became infamous during the Prohibition era. It was a common sight in the media of the time, being used by both law enforcement officers and criminals. The Thompson was also known informally as: the "Tommy Gun", "Trench Broom", "Trench Sweeper", "Chicago Typewriter", "Chicago Piano", "Chicago Style", "Chicago Organ Grinder", and "The Chopper".

    The Thompson was favored by soldiers, criminals, police and civilians alike for its ergonomics, compactness, large .45 ACP cartridge, reliability, and high volume of automatic fire. It has since gained popularity among civilian collectors for its historical significance.

    The Thompson Submachine Gun was developed by General John T. Thompson who originally envisioned an auto rifle (semi-automatic rifle) to replace the bolt action service rifles then in use. While searching for a way to allow such a weapon to operate safely without the complexity of a recoil or gas operated mechanism, Thompson came across a patent issued to John Bell Blish in 1915 based on adhesion of inclined metal surfaces under pressure. Thompson found a financial backer, Thomas F. Ryan, and started the Auto-Ordnance Company in 1916 for the purpose of developing his auto rifle. It was primarily developed in Newport, Kentucky. The principal designers were Theodore H. Eickhoff, Oscar V. Payne, and George E. Goll. By late 1917, the limits of the Blish Principle were discovered: rather than working as a locked breech, it functioned as a friction-delayed blowback action. It was found that the only cartridge currently in U.S. service suitable for use with the lock was the .45 ACP round. Thompson then envisioned a "one-man, hand-held machine gun" in .45 ACP as a "trench broom" for use in the on-going trench warfare of World War I. Payne designed the gun itself and its stick and drum magazines. The project was then titled "Annihilator I" and by 1918, most of the design issues had been resolved. However, the war ended two days before prototypes could be shipped to Europe.

    At an Auto-Ordnance board meeting in 1919 to discuss the marketing of the "Annihilator," with the war now over, the weapon was officially renamed the "Thompson Submachine Gun." While other weapons had been developed shortly prior with similar objectives in mind, the Thompson was the first weapon to be labeled and marketed as a "submachine gun." Thompson intended the weapon as an automatic "trench-broom" to sweep enemy troops from the trenches, filling a role for which the Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) had been proven ill-suited. This concept had already been developed by German troops using their own Bergmann MP18, the world's first submachine gun, in concert with sturmtruppen tactics.

  • Breaking The Silence - Truth and Lies in...
    by George Freund on October 10, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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    I can't embed it but you can watch it. 


    Breaking The Silence - Truth and Lies in the War on Terror (HQ Copy) by John Pilger John Pilger dissects the truth and lies in the 'war on terror'. Award-winning journalist John Pilger investigates the discrepancies between American and British claims for the 'war on terror' and the facts on the ground as he finds them in Afghanistan and Washington, DC. In 2001, as the bombs began to drop, George W. Bush promised Afghanistan "the generosity of America and its allies". Now, the familiar old warlords are regaining power, religious fundamentalism is renewing its grip and military skirmishes continue routinely. In "liberated" Afghanistan, America has its military base and pipeline access, while the people have the warlords who are, says one woman, "in many ways worse than the Taliban". In Washington, Pilger conducts a series of remarkable interviews with William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard, and leading Administration officials such as Douglas Feith, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, and John Bolton, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. These people, and the other architects of the Project for the New American Century, were dismissed as 'the crazies' by the first Bush Administration in the early 90s when they first presented their ideas for pre-emptive strikes and world domination. Pilger also interviews presidential candidate General Wesley Clark, and former intelligence officers, all the while raising searching questions about the real motives for the 'war on terror'While President Bush refers to the US attacks on Afghanistan and Iraq as two 'great victories', Pilger asks the question - victories over whom, and for what purpose? Pilger describes Afghanistan as a country "more devastated than anything I have seen since Pol Pot's Cambodia". He finds that Al-Qaida has not been defeated and that the Taliban is re-emerging. And of the "victory" in Iraq, he asks: "Is this Bush's Vietnam?"

    by George Freund on October 21, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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    Moby Dick is a 1956 film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. It was directed by John Huston with a screenplay by Ray Bradbury and the director. The film starred Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, and Leo Genn.

    The music score was written by Philip Sainton.


    Set in 19th Century New England, the story follows the whaling ship Pequod and its crew. Leading them is Captain Ahab, who was almost killed by the "great white whale," Moby-Dick. Now he is out for revenge. With the crew that has joined him, Ahab is out to destroy the huge sea mammal, but his obsession with vengeance is so great that he cannot turn back, eventually leading to the death of Ahab and all of his crew, save his newest able seaman, Ishmael.

  • K98 Mauser German WWII Rifle
    by George Freund on October 14, 2014 at 6:28 PM
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    The Karabiner 98 Kurz (often abbreviated Kar98k, K98, or K98k) is a bolt action rifle chambered for the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge that was adopted in 1935 as the standard service rifle by the German Wehrmacht. It was one of the final developments in the long line of Mauser military rifles. Although supplemented by semi- and fully automatic rifles during World War II, it remained the primary German service rifle until the end of World War II in 1945. Millions were captured by the Soviets at the conclusion of World War II and were widely distributed as military aid. The Karabiner 98k therefore continues to appear in conflicts across the world as they are taken out of storage during times of strife.


    The Karabiner 98k was derived from earlier rifles, namely the Mauser Standardmodell and the Karabiner 98b, which in turn had both been developed from the Gewehr 98. Since the Karabiner 98k rifle was shorter than the earlier Karabiner 98b (the 98b was a carbine in name only, a version of Gewehr 98 long rifle with upgraded sights), it was given the designation Karabiner 98 Kurz, meaning "Carbine 98 Short". Just like its predecessor, the rifle was noted for its reliability, great accuracy and an effective range of up to 500 metres (550 yd) with iron sights and 1,000 metres (1,090 yd) with an 8× telescopic sight.


    The Karabiner 98k is a controlled-feed bolt-action rifle based on the Mauser M 98 system. Its internal magazine could be loaded with five 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridges from a stripper clip or one-by-one. The straight bolt handle found on the Gewehr 98 bolt was replaced by a turned-down bolt handle on the Karabiner 98k. This change made it easier to rapidly operate the bolt, reduced the amount the handle projected beyond the receiver, and enabled mounting of aiming optics directly above the receiver on the Karabiner 98k. Each rifle was furnished with a short length of cleaning rod, fitted through the bayonet stud. The joined rods from 3 rifles provided one full-length cleaning rod.

    The metal parts of the rifle were blued, a process in which steel is partially protected against rust by a layer of magnetite (Fe3O4). Such a thin black oxide layer provides minimal protection against rust or corrosion, unless also treated with a water-displacing oil to reduce wetting and galvanic corrosion. From 1944 onwards phosphating/Parkerizing was introduced as a more effective metal surface treatment.


    Originally the Karabiner 98k iron sight line had an open post type front sight, and a tangent-type rear sight with a V-shaped rear notch. From 1939 onwards the post front sight was hooded to reduce glare under unfavourable light conditions and add protection for the post. These standard sight lines consisted of somewhat coarse aiming elements making it suitable for rough field handling, aiming at distant area fire targets and low light usage, but less suitable for precise aiming at distant or small point targets. The rear tangent sight was graduated for 1935 pattern 7.92×57mm IS cartridges from 100 m to 2000 m in 100 m increments. These cartridges were loaded with 12.8 g (197 gr) sS (schweres Spitzgeschoß – "heavy pointed bullet") ball bullets.


    Early Karabiner 98k rifles had walnut wood one-piece stocks. From 1938 onwards the rifles had laminated stocks, the result of trials that had stretched through the 1930s. Plywood laminates are stronger and resisted warping better than the conventional one-piece patterns, did not require lengthy maturing, and were cheaper. The laminated stocks were, due to their dense composite structure, somewhat heavier compared to one-piece stocks. In addition to the use of walnut and beech laminate, elm was used in small quantities. The butts of the semi-pistol grip Karabiner 98k stocks were not uniform. Until early 1940 the stocks had a flat buttplate. After 1940 some stocks had a cupped buttplate. All stocks had a steel buttplate.

  • FIREARMS: SKS Rifle Review
    by George Freund on September 2, 2013 at 1:56 PM
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    Fun Gun Reviews Presents: The SKS Rifle Review. A classic 7.62x39 Semi-Automatic 10 rd Box fed Carbine of Soviet design that is a favorite among U.S. Shooters and Collectors.

    The SKS is a Soviet semi-automatic carbine chambered for the 7.62×39mm round, designed in 1943 by Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov. Its complete designation, SKS-45, is an initialism for Samozaryadnyj Karabin sistemy Simonova, 1945 (Russian: Самозарядный карабин системы Симонова, 1945; Self-loading Carbine of (the) Simonov system, 1945), or SKS 45. In the early 1950s, the Soviets took the SKS carbine out of front-line service and replaced it with the AK-47; however, the SKS remained in second-line service for decades. It is still used as a ceremonial arm today. The SKS was widely exported, and was also produced by some former Eastern Bloc nations as well as China, where it was designated the "Type 56", East Germany as the Karabiner S and in North Korea as the "Type 63". The SKS is currently popular on the civilian surplus market in many countries, including the United States, Canada and New Zealand. It was one of the first weapons chambered for the 7.62×39mm M43 round, which was also used later in the AK-47.

    This is a tough do anything rifle. I prefer its 20 inch barrel for accuracy. In Canada it is readily found for about $200. That's a good investment. The 7.63x39 cartridge is quite powerful for hunting and is cheap and plentiful. Remember most Chinese ammunition is corrosive. Clean your gun as soon as possible. Have fun. Always handle frearms safely and shoot in areas designated for it.

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