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  • PKK Threatens to Move the Afrin Battle into Turkey

    03/04/2018 5:39:58 PM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 26 replies
    Youtube ^ | March 4, 2018 | Laura Luck
    The PKK threatens to move the battle into Turkey, saying that the battle of Afrin is the beginning real revolution Kurdistan in Turkey and calls Kurdish youth to join the resistance against the Turkish occupation army in every a place.
  • Turkish Jets Bomb Iranian Militias Heading to Afrin

    02/20/2018 8:42:59 AM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 65 replies
    Al Mayadeen ^ | Feb. 20,2018 | Popular videos
    Turkish jets bombard Iranian militia entering Afrin
  • Supersonic Round Features 100-Mile Rang

    02/07/2018 10:00:42 AM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 24 replies ^ | Feb. 7 2018 | Jeff Reinke
    Supersonic Round Features 100-Mile Range The Department of Defense recently announced plans to test-fire a hypervelocity projectile or HVP that will reach speeds of Mach 6 (4,600 mph) with the ability to hit targets up to 100 miles away. In development for more than a decade, it was initially developed for use with the infamous railgun. However, with that weapon system facing cost and application issues, the new HVP could be fired from 155 mm howitzers or the deck guns found on Navy destroyers and cruisers. Described as a defensive weapon, some analysts think it could be a low-cost alternative...
  • ex Special Forces rescue girl from ISIS snipers

    06/20/2017 8:31:30 PM PDT · by bunkerhill7 · 14 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 17, 2017 | Nabih Bulos:
    David Eubank rescues girl clinging to dead mother
  • new book to read

    12/15/2015 10:35:37 AM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 15 replies
    website ^ | 2015 | William Olivadoti
    Here`s an interesting book I read: "NATIVE AMERICAN TALES AND TRAILS OF THE NORTHEAST WARPATH OF THE NATIONS" 569 pages Some info on site above has hundreds of photos, maps etc.
  • Fire damages Randolph village fire station

    09/01/2015 9:05:01 AM PDT · by bunkerhill7 · 7 replies
    WCAX tv ^ | Sept. 1, 2015 | wcax tv
    RANDOLPH, Vt. - Randolph is reeling after a fire hit the village fire station. The blaze destroyed the department's main pumper and damaged two other vehicles. Most of the firefighting gear was lost. And the brick building also sustained heavy damage.
  • Letter from Stiles, Ezra (1727-1795)to Catharine Macaulay

    05/31/2015 11:17:44 PM PDT · by bunkerhill7 · 8 replies
    Gilder Lehrman Collection ^ | April 15,1775 | Ezra Stiles
    "There are 120 Thousand stands of Arms in good Repair in the hands of the comon People of New England only; and Amunition may amt. for more Battles than one, nor are they at a loss for whole [illegible] of further Supplies of Powder & Arms."
  • Pakistani teachers take up arms in wake of Taliban school massacre

    02/02/2015 12:09:26 AM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 4 replies ^ | Feb. 2, 2015 | AP
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – When Pakistani Taliban militants stormed a Peshawar school and massacred 150 children and teachers, nobody could fight back. Shabnam Tabinda and some of her fellow teachers want to change that -- and are practicing how to shoot terrorists.
  • 30 Filipino police commandos killed in clash with rebels

    01/25/2015 4:26:01 PM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan. 25 2015 | AP
    MANILA, Philippines – More than 30 police commandos were killed in a clash with Muslim insurgents Sunday in the southern Philippines in the biggest single-day combat loss for Philippine forces in many years, officials said.
  • Kobane battle: Kurdish fighters 'capture strategic hilltop'

    01/19/2015 8:25:18 PM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 2 replies ^ | Jan. 19 2015 | BBC
    Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) militants in the town of Kobane on the Syria-Turkey border have captured a strategic hilltop, reports say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and local officials said Kurdish units gained control of the hill after fierce clashes. The Mishtenur hill overlooks the embattled town.
  • Grieving Afghan mother takes bloody revenge by killing 25 Taliban militants

    11/26/2014 12:16:08 PM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 38 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | November 26, 1 2014 | Henry Austin
    Reza Gul looked on as the militants attacked her son's police checkpoint Flanked by her daughter and daughter in law she led the fightback The Taliban remain tight lipped about the attack
  • New Mouse Model Explores Aggression in Females

    08/06/2014 12:58:21 PM PDT · by bunkerhill7 · 10 replies
    ALN Magazine ^ | Aug. 6, 2014 | Weizmann Institute of Science
    "Laboratory mice are one of the most common animal models used in biological and medical research...However, the artificial selection process also caused the mice to lose the very important trait of being able to survive in the wild. Besides these lost traits, the female lab mice developed the tendency to immediately mate with every male in their vicinity, including siblings and parents" '
  • USAAF: lost artwork from the second world war – in pictures

    05/18/2014 10:28:35 PM PDT · by bunkerhill7 · 5 replies
    The Guardian ^ | May 17,2014 |
    During the second world war, the US Army Airforce had bases across Suffolk and Norfolk. In their spare time, some servicemen painted murals. Some have been saved but many are neglected and deteriorating. Photographer Si Barber has been documenting them for posterity

    04/04/2014 3:03:46 PM PDT · by bunkerhill7 · 16 replies
    1776 "NEW HAVEN {Connecticut} October 16 Advices from Long-Island. The following is a copy of what was sent through the county of Suffolk, by order of Governor Tryon. The Governor of the province recommends to the inhabitants of Suffolk county the following measures, as the best means for those who have been active in the rebellion to preserve their lives and save their estates, viz. That all offensive arms, indiscriminately, be forthwith collected, in each respective manor, township and precinct, as soon as possible, to deliver up at head quarters to the Commander in Chief of the King's troops." p224...
  • Woman falls into well during outdoor sex session in Spain

    04/02/2014 2:10:26 PM PDT · by bunkerhill7 · 96 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | April 2, 2014 | Fiona Govan
    Woman falls into well during outdoor sex session in Spain Woman left in bottom of well by lover after falling through cover during outdoor sex session in Spain Spanish police are looking for a young man who abandoned his lover in a well after she accidentally fell in during a bout of al fresco lovemaking. The couple met on Friday night in Ciudad Real, a city in Castilla-La Mancha region of central Spain at a park where young people gather for outdoor drinking parties known as "el botellon".
  • Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics wipeouts: In pictures

    02/17/2014 11:39:29 AM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 14 replies
    The teelegraph ^ | FEb., 17, 2014 | The Telegraph
    They've spent four years training for the chance to win Winter Olympics gold, so spare a thought for these athletes who have come a cropper on the snow and ice in Sochi. Britain's Rowan Cheshire has posted a pictured of her injuries on Twitter after becoming the latest freestyle skier to be injured at the Sochi Olympics. Cheshire was knocked unconscious after falling heavily on her face during a training session at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. The 18 year-old, who is due to compete in the ski halfpipe, is understood to have remained unconscious for several minutes after crashing...
  • NY SAFE Act protests

    01/11/2014 4:21:51 PM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 1 replies
    Time Warner Cable News ^ | Jan. 11, 2014 | Maria Valvanis
    It's been almost a year since the NY SAFE Act was signed into law by Governor Cuomo. Statewide, opponents of the gun control laws protested today at noon. Our Maria Valvanis is at one of those demonstrations. SCHOHARIE COUNTY, N.Y. -- Kevin Sisson said, "We are obligated to speak."And they're hoping to be heard. Saturday, An estimated 25,000 people fired shots at different gun clubs around the state to show their opposition of the SAFE act. - See more at:
  • The Continental Congress's Necessity of Taking Up Arms" on July 6, 1775

    01/11/2014 8:32:41 AM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 6 replies ^ | August 1775 | Gentleman's Magazine
    The Continental Congress's "Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms" on July 6, 1775
  • "History of Putnam"

    01/01/2014 1:33:09 PM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 6 replies
    Putnam Historical Society ^ | 1887 | Thomas W. McArthur
    "About 1860, the old time militia entirely ceased to exist and the general trainings with their attending circumstances passed into history."
  • Four black swans spotted surfing in Australia

    12/18/2013 11:43:17 AM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 14 replies
    Telegraph, UK ^ | Dec.18 2013 | Telegraph
    The yuletide song counts 'seven swans a-swimming', but four black swans appear to have taken their Christmas antics to another level