Sunday, November 21, 2010

Visual History of Imperialism

Very cool collection of maps showing who was colonizing what and when.
via WikiMedia

World empires and colonies 1898, (just before the Spanish-American WarBoxer Rebellion and Boer War).

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

WTF was that?

See something strange in the sky? The Air Force knows what it is!
via Zero Hedge

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Allies Fight Fierce Nazi Counter-Blow,1944/12/20 (1944)

More newsreel footage from WWII. Features footage captured from German sources.

"Optimism was absent from the German command. In September 1944, as the Russians halted their advance on Warsaw and the Allies stalled in Holland in Operation Market-Garden, Hitler stunned his generals with a bold plan reminiscent of the 1940 campaign. Panzer divisions backed by Volksturm units would smash through the weakly defended Ardennes and head for Antwerp, cutting off the Allied supply lines. Special English-speaking units in modified German armor and captured American equipment would range out ahead of the Panzers, causing confusion and creating fear among the ranks.The bold plan included a large, desperate attack by the remaining Luftwaffe units on the Allied airfields."

read more here.

Monday, November 1, 2010


Original newsreel footage of the discovery of the Nazi Holocaust.