Archive for the 'From the mailbag – Email from friends' Category

Obama’s Stolen SSN 042-68-4425

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

From Walter Music   An intensive investigation has revealed the identity of the man whose Social Security Number(SSN) is being used by President Obama: Was Jean Paul Ludwig , who was born in France in 1890, immigrated to the United … Continue reading

The Day Japan Bombed Oregon

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

From Roy Lindgren September 9, 1942, the I-25 class Japanese submarine was cruising in an easterly direction raising its periscope occasionally as it neared the United States Coastline. Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor less than a year ago and the … Continue reading

WWII Avation Stats

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

From Roy Lindgren Amazing WWII Aircraft FactsBelow is an excellent summary of the effort required in WWII. It focuses on the American side of things, but the British, Germans and Japanese expended comparable energy and experienced similar costs. Just one … Continue reading

Old Aviators and Old Airplanes

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

From Wayne Vinje Old Aviators and Old Airplanes This is a good little story about a vivid memory of a P-51 and its pilot, by a fellow who was 12 years old in Canada in 1967. It was to take … Continue reading

O-2A Delivery to Southeast Asia

Monday, October 31st, 2011

From Roy Lindgren How The O-2s Really Got There It’s 1967 or maybe early 1968, I forget, and the Air Force has bought a mess of Cessna Super Skymasters and called them O-2s. The Cessna factory at Wichita, Kansas is … Continue reading