Photo 2 Oct 7 notes airmanisr:

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
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Photo 2 Oct 9 notes airmanisr:

Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Photo 2 Oct 57 notes whattheendoftheworldlookedlike:

Kiev, Ukraine, 2014.

whattheendoftheworldlookedlike:

Kiev, Ukraine, 2014.

Photo 2 Oct 15 notes zainisaari:

A Royal Navy Merlin helicopter provides cover for Royal Marines from Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines(FPGRM) as they board a suspicious dhow.HMS CUMBERLAND deployed from Devonport to the Gulf of Aden and Horn of Africa region as part of the United Kingdom’s contribution to maritime security in the region.These operations included counter-smuggling (arms and drugs), counter-terrorism and counter-piracy. CUMBERLAND’s newly installed Pacific 24 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) were key to these roles and allowed the Ship’s embarked Royal Marines and Royal Navy Boarding Teams, in conjunction with the Lynx aircraft, to intercept and board any vessels suspected of being involved in these activities.

zainisaari:

A Royal Navy Merlin helicopter provides cover for Royal Marines from Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines(FPGRM) as they board a suspicious dhow.HMS CUMBERLAND deployed from Devonport to the Gulf of Aden and Horn of Africa region as part of the United Kingdom’s contribution to maritime security in the region.These operations included counter-smuggling (arms and drugs), counter-terrorism and counter-piracy. CUMBERLAND’s newly installed Pacific 24 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) were key to these roles and allowed the Ship’s embarked Royal Marines and Royal Navy Boarding Teams, in conjunction with the Lynx aircraft, to intercept and board any vessels suspected of being involved in these activities.

Photo 2 Oct 449 notes historicaltimes:

German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy, 1942.
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German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy, 1942.

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Video 2 Oct 73 notes

abingdonboy:

The National Security Guards,NSG, (BLACK CATS as they have become to be known as) is India’s premier Counter Terror force.The unit is charged with undertaking offensive action againsnt any internal terrorist threat in India. The NSG has distinguished itself in numerous counter-terror operations, most notably “Operation Black Tornado” in 2008 when the NSG were pressed into service to combat the 10 LeT terrorists who had attacked the Indian city of Mumbai after 
launching from Pakistan.

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Photo 2 Oct 41 notes
Text 2 Oct 36 notes JUST IN: Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns Amid White House Controversy
Link 2 Oct 1 note Hostage tale suggests IS wary of upsetting Turkey»

newstfionline:

By Berza Simsek and Raphael Satter, AP, Sep 30, 2014

SILOPI, Turkey (AP)—Turkish truck driver Ozgur Simsek was sleeping off a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) fuel run to the Qayara power station in Iraq, he said, when he heard banging on his vehicle’s door.

“IS took over last night,” the power…

Link 2 Oct 1 note Kissinger Drew Up Plans to Attack Cuba, Records Show»

newstfionline:

By Frances Robles, NY Times, Sept. 30, 2014

MIAMI—Nearly 40 years ago, Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger mapped out secret contingency plans to launch airstrikes against Havana and “smash Cuba,” newly disclosed government documents show.

Mr. Kissinger was so irked by Cuba’s military…

Link 2 Oct 1 note At the White House, a Long Line of Unwelcome Guests»

newstfionline:

By Peter Baker, NY Times, Sept. 30, 2014

WASHINGTON—Like his predecessors, President Obama refers to the White House as “the people’s house,” and over the past two centuries a surprising number of uninvited people have made their way in.

Long before the latest fence jumper captured international…

Photo 2 Oct 2 notes viktor-sbor:

Jacques Callot, Scene from the Miseries of War Series, 1633

viktor-sbor:

Jacques Callot, Scene from the Miseries of War Series, 1633

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Video 2 Oct 45 notes

soldierporn:

Shrapnel, dirt and stone transformed.

U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Hamman, a vehicle commander with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, provides security for Marines as they return from loading an injured linguist onto a DUSTOFF UH-60 Black Hawk for medevac during a security patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Patrols are conducted to disrupt enemy operations against the Bastion-Leatherneck Complex.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John A. Martinez Jr, 24 AUG 2014.)

Link 2 Oct 2 notes Headlines»

newstfionline:

Islamic State Committing ‘Staggering’ Violations in Iraq: U.N. Report
(Reuters) Islamic State insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women and girls as sex slaves, and used children as fighters in systematic violations that may amount to war crimes, the United Nations said…

Photo 2 Oct 418 notes newyorker:

Despite Beijing’s best efforts, images from the Hong Kong protests are spreading around the world. Emily Parker investigates the “powerful psychological effect” of the demonstration’s social-media reach. 
Photograph by Ashley Pon/Getty

newyorker:

Despite Beijing’s best efforts, images from the Hong Kong protests are spreading around the world. Emily Parker investigates the “powerful psychological effect” of the demonstration’s social-media reach

Photograph by Ashley Pon/Getty


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