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The last of the money

COMPLETED at Hawker’s factory at Langley, Buckinghamshire on July 27, 1944, Mk.llc PZ865 was the last of the more than 14,500 Hurricanes to be builtTo mark this milestone, the fighter had The Last of the Many! adorned on both sides of its fuselage, just aft of the cockpit.

PZ865 was rolled out bedecked with banners listing notable campaigns and theatres of war during the type’s service career — including the Battle of France, Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, Malta, Russia, Africa, Burma, Italy and Normandy.The fighter then carried out its maiden flight in the hands of Hawker’s chief test pilot

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BATTLE OF WATERLOO

WATERLOO, BELGIUM 18 JUNE 1815

The bloody culmination of the Waterloo Campaign, the Battle of Waterloo was one of the most explosive of the 19th century, with a British-led allied army under the command of Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, defeating a French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte and ending the latter’s 100-day reign as emperor of France.

The war had begun after Napoleon I returned from exile on Elba (an island off Tuscany) to Paris on 20 March 1815. This set into motion a chain of events that would see Napoleon reclaim his position as emperor,

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BATTLE METAL

Май — месяц победы. Каждый празднует это событие по-своему. Кто-то надевает боевые ордена и выходит на прогулку в парк, кто-то едет с друзьями на шашлыки, еше кто-то сутки напролет гоняет по полям сражений онлайн-игры World of Tanks. Некоторые предпочитают просто выпить побольше спиртного… Несмотря на то, что в своем нынешнем виде День Победы стал явлением спорным, неоднозначным и далеко не для всех приятным, открещиваться от этой части нашей истории мы не можем. В сознании большинства жителей России (тех, конечно, которые все еще обладают сознанием) месяц май неизменно ассоциируется с победой. Ну а любой победе предшествует война. Поэтому сегодня мы побеседуем

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A-10 — «the ugliest and the most beautiful plane in the world»

Pentagon’s decision to withdraw from the fighting strength of the U.S. Air Force A-10 attack aircraft is a painful but necessary step to save money, reports news.yahu.com March 14. Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force Gen. Mark Welsh (Mark Welsh) at a meeting of the Congress said that the decommissioning of the 283 «killers tanks» will allow save for 5 years 3.7 billion dollars plus 500 million will be saved from the cancellation of the planned modernization of the stormtroopers. Savings will be used to fund other programs the Air Force, including perfecting stealth fighter F-35, creating a new

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CONGRESSMAN SAYS PLANS TO WITHDRAW Assault A-10 out of service «shame»

 

South American congressman, member of the Committee on Armed Services Ron Barber (Ron Barber) and eight of his colleagues made a bipartisan group to counter the decommissioning of the U.S. Air Force attack aircraft A-10 Thunderbolt 2, reports aereo.jor.br. Barber said that the A-10 is the «workhorse, tested in battle, which provides critical basic combat abilities for our troops.» A-10 attack planes are the main combat aircraft based on Davis-Monthan, which is based 355 th Wing (82 gunship). A-10, nicknamed Warthog («Warthog») highly acclaimed Ground Forces for his great ability on a particular air support. Barber wrote a

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CONGRESSMAN SAYS PLANS TO WITHDRAW Assault A-10 out of service «shame»

 

South American congressman, member of the Committee on Armed Services Ron Barber (Ron Barber) and eight of his colleagues made a bipartisan group to counter the decommissioning of the U.S. Air Force attack aircraft A-10 Thunderbolt 2, reports aereo.jor.br. Barber said that the A-10 is the «workhorse, tested in battle, which provides critical basic combat abilities for our troops.» A-10 attack planes are the main combat aircraft based on Davis-Monthan, which is based 355 th Wing (82 gunship). A-10, nicknamed Warthog («Warthog») highly acclaimed Ground Forces for his great ability on a particular air support. Barber wrote a

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Pushkin: After my arrest I had to visit the field of battle of Orsha

On the 11th morning, activists from Minsk and Orsha came to meet Ales Pushkin and Alexei Janushkevich to a temporary detention facility.But police, determined not to allow this meeting, previously taken and artist youth activist Orsha railway station. Find them succeeded already in train. At the request of Ales Pushkin friends took him to the Krapivinskaya field where last weekend owed go bard festival "Orsha Battle 2007". Now travel to the historic sites, where in 1514 was accomplished winning Orsha battle was already free. And no signs of there a day or three in a row worked Demining Group, present

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MiG-29K/KUB — new version shipborne fighter created for the aircraft carrier «Vikramaditya»

Official transfer of the aircraft carrier customer accomplished on Saturday, November 16, 2013. The distinguishing feature of «Vikramaditya» — His winged arms. Specifically developed for the aircraft carrier ship the latest version MiG-29K/KUB.   According to its characteristics, this plane was on today one of the best carrier-based fighters in the world. The main strike force at least some floating airfield — its carrier-based component. «Vikramaditya» has on board some of the best naval fighter of our time — single MiG-29K and MiG-29KUB double.   They are able to firmly defend your own ship and deliver a crushing blow to

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Now pass bard festival Battle of Orsha 2007

Decided to hold the festival in spite of the fact that yesterday, police officers blocked the entrances to the village Gatkovschina, which usually occurs celebration. Local activists explained to that field Krapivenskaya conduct clearance near the found shells.In this case, if the evening saves Krapivny river will still be under police guard, concert bards all the same held — in another place, but far away from the usual.Tradition of celebrating the day of the Belarusian Military Glory singing in Krapiuna field founded 17 years ago recognizable bard Andrei Melnikov, Orsha local historian Yuri Koptik and local activist Gennady Shepelyov.With addition

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In Night of Freedom — songs i expression Luciano Pavarotstsi

Guest night broadcast of "Freedom" is the organizer of the yearly festival of bard Belarusian Song and Poetry "Orsha Battle" Gennady Shepelyov, which among other features will say about this festival, which starts on September 8.And people on the streets of Vitebsk utter what they know about the Battle of Orsha?"Night research" now dealing with the dilemma of domestic violence against women — in Belarus and the world. Utter Ladies in Minsk, they faced or are familiar with the options of violence» seven holes?In addition report from the event for the 10th anniversary "Junior Front"Remembrance of actor Leonid Rakhlenko, whose

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