If Scotland Becomes Independent Then Return the Stuarts to the Throne I Say

If Scotland Becomes Independent Then Return the Stuarts to the Throne I Say

Royal House of Stuart

Standard of the Royal House of Stuart

(Photo courtesy of  www.flyingcolours.org)

 

To tell you the God’s honest truth, I have enough on my plate to say grace over and can only worry about a few things. So I haven’t been keeping up with the unwise, even incredibly stupid, campaign for the independence of Scotland.

But I read a piece about it in the NYT today (link below) and was a bit…

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How Bent Prop Volunteers and Undersea Robots Found Long-Lost WWII Bombers

How Bent Prop Volunteers and Undersea Robots Found Long-Lost WWII Bombers

cool blog piece from CNET 20 April 2014

Drones Help Find Missing American Warplanes and Air Crews Lost in World War Two Battles Around  the Pacific Islands of Palau 

 

217 US Navy, Marine, and Army Air Corps planes went missing in action in the vicinity of Palau during 14 months of combat in 1944 and 1945.

36 Found by Bent Prop in Last 22 Years

Hundreds of families of Americans missing in…

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  • #70 years #American planes #Battle of Peleliu #Battle of the Philippine Sea #Bent Prop #campaign #Chester Nimitz #crashed #cutting edge #deep water #Great Marianas Turkey Shoot #island #Jap Zero #Japanese #Japs #Marianas #needle in a hay stack #oceanographic #Operation Forager #Pacific War #Palau #Palau Islands #plane crash #salt water #shot down #TBM Avenger #technology #underwater #volunteer #water
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Last of the Dambusters

Last of the Dambusters

 

The Dambusters’ last surviving British crew member Interview of John “Johnny” Johnson from the Bristol Post of 13 May 2013

As of 8 April 2014, Johnny Johnson was still going strong.

Bouncing Bomb: Westbury-on-Trym veteran on being the Dambusters’ last surviving British crew member

By David Clensy  |  Posted: May 13, 2013

(c) by Bristol Post

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George “Johnny” Johnson

(photo courtesy of…

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World War Two bomb blown up in Bristol Channel

World War Two bomb blown up in Bristol Channel

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Story and photo from The Bristol Post

April 15, 2014

“A Second World War bomb was blown up by Army experts after being found on a beach near Weston-super-Mare. A controlled explosion took place at St Thomas Head, Kewstoke, at about 7pm tonight.

A 500m cordon was put in place to protect the public while the operation was carried out. The bomb was…

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