Kodak Retina la and lla

Ivor Matanle traces the history of a range of folding 35mm cameras made in Germany

THE KODAK Retina, the world’s first folding 35mm camera, had been an icon of what was then called miniature photography throughout the latter part of the 1930s. The Second World War proved only to be a brief interruption to the supply of these much admired folding precision cameras to most of the world. However, as with all other relatively expensive cameras, UK import controls made new Retinas more or less unavailable in Britain during the late 1940s and early ’50s. This limited the extent to

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from wild type to the Full Blue Rili. Neocaridina heteropoda.

The various captive-bred forms of Neocaridina heteropoda are very popular with “cherry shrimp” fanciers, who are often baffled by the names and histories of the many different strains. Here we trace how the Sakura strain has emerged from the Taiwan wild type and look at what is going on with the “Jelly Blue” strain.

Steffen, a friend and professional breeder, visited me to pick up some breeder tanks with gauze bottoms for his Cambarellus patzcuarensis Orange and Crystal Red shrimps. On that occasion, he brought along offspring of a wild-type strain of Neocaridina heteropoda. He handed me the bag of

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FM invited to Brussels

During the summit, the emperor Martynov plans to meet with EU Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner, manage foreign policy Javier Solana and the French Minister of Foreign Affairs Bernard Kouchner.According to Russian news agency RIA "Announcements", negotiations are a first step towards the removal of EU sanctions imposed on Belarusian authorities to 4 year reversed. The EU imposed visa restrictions against Belarusian bureaucrat including 41 Alexander Lukashenko for violation Human Rights and election fraud 2006. Brussels steps towards Minsk started after release all Belarusian political prisoners.

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Adjustment funding superavianostsev

U.S. Navy will delay the signing cost four billion dollars to build nuclear aircraft carrier subsequent languid (AVT) CVN-79 «John F. Kennedy» type CVN-78 «Gerald R. Ford.» Said about this shipyard «Newport News Shipbuilding», member of the corporation «Huntington Ingalls,» where nuclear aircraft carriers built languishing for the U.S. Navy. Cutting metal for CVN-79 began in December 2010, and his delivery of the U.S. Navy is scheduled for 2022 minutes. Signing of the contract for the upcoming construction of the ship, it was planned for the current month, will now be delayed by about a year. The reasons for the

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Last destroyer type «D» adopted for Vilikobritanii

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The first Russian «Mistral» launched

Housing first Russian vertoletonosnogo landing ship dock (DVKD) type «Mistral» betrothed «Vladivostok», launched today on the water in France, in the port town of Saint-Nazaire on the Atlantic coast. Unique and historical event referred to the Russian Navy Commander Admiral Viktor Chirkov, attended the launching ceremony. He expressed gratitude to the extraordinary command of the French Navy for assistance in training personnel «Vladivostok». Teal highlighted that work on the construction of the ship was an example of an exemplary interaction between spices from Russia and France. During the descent of the water DVKD traditionally opened the ship’s name, and its

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USS Gerald R. Ford. New technologies, new opportunities and new spending

November 9 at the shipyard Newport News Shipbuilding (Newport News, Va.) will hold a ceremony launching a new South American aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78). Construction of the lead ship of the same name type began in 2009 and will soon be joining the stage ends. Enter aircraft carrier into service of the U.S. Navy is scheduled for 2016. In the upcoming Pentagon plans to build two more ships of this type. USS «Gerald R. Ford» is one of the most important American military projects shortly. Similar attitude to the ship first justified by the fact that for the

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Adjustment funding superavianostsev

U.S. Navy will delay the signing cost four billion dollars to build nuclear aircraft carrier subsequent languid (AVT) CVN-79 «John F. Kennedy» type CVN-78 «Gerald R. Ford.» Said about this shipyard «Newport News Shipbuilding», member of the corporation «Huntington Ingalls’ languid built where nuclear aircraft carriers for the U.S. Navy. Cutting metal for CVN-79 began in December 2010, and his delivery of the U.S. Navy is scheduled for 2022 minutes. Signing of the contract for the upcoming construction of the ship, it was planned for the current month, will now be delayed by about a year. The reasons for the

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Last destroyer type «D» adopted for Vilikobritanii

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The first Russian «Mistral» launched

Housing first Russian vertoletonosnogo landing ship dock (DVKD) type «Mistral» betrothed «Vladivostok», launched today on the water in France, in the port town of Saint-Nazaire on the Atlantic coast. Unique and historical event referred to the Russian Navy Commander Admiral Viktor Chirkov, attended the launching ceremony. He expressed gratitude to the extraordinary command of the French Navy for assistance in training personnel «Vladivostok». Teal highlighted that work on the construction of the ship was an example of an exemplary interaction between spices from Russia and France. During the descent of the water DVKD traditionally opened the ship’s name, and its

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