I was traveling and didn’t get a chance to do a Midway post. But here are some links:
How to Win a Sea Battle
The 25-step plan. Use it if you have no other fucking choice.
Midway 67 Years Later – Lessons Learned
You make your own luck by being ready to take advantage of things.
Is Cryptology Dead?
AF is out of fresh water.
MO’s 2006 post on Midway
With photos and links.
And on to standard Linkzookery:
A-10C units certified to fly with sniper pods
You know, it just isn’t fair to those guys fighting our A-10s. They don’t really have much of a chance. Don’t you just love it?
Lakehurst, NJ, aircraft carrier catapult and arresting gear school
Picture and story by Instapinch.
Finding Truth at Buchenwald
Patton liberated this camp, not the Russians. I was there.
Mabus: LCS cost goal may not be realistic
You don’t say. I supported the LCS when it was an adaptable cheap platform. So far it appears to be neither.
New Armor Passes Tough Test
The Skaalar Exoskin Gen 4+
Russia Sending 50 Armored Vehicles to Palestinians
They’ll probably be used to deliver candy to children and for stuff like earthquake relief.
Guns in Church Day
Gun-loving pastor to his flock: Piece be with you
D-Day, the decision
Only the fate of the world at stake. And you know it. No pressure.
Has Finally Been Achieved
Conservatives Are More Easily Disgusted
The article focuses on a psychology professor who doesn’t seem to quite get it.
Widow donates WWII shell, museum shuts down
Here. Have some artillery.
Heartbroken cereal litigant loses suit over non-existence of “Crunchberries”
Here. Have some clue.
G36 in Afghanistan
Short video of US troop trying it out.
Mercenaries To The Rescue
Bancroft Global Development bails out some peacekeepers in Somalia.
The Poles Were Asking For It
Rooskies now blaming Poland for causing WW2.