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Bush Flew Fighter Jets During Vietnam by WalterM140
To put it in perspective, here are 9 ways Bush got favored treatment in the service due to his political connections (he was then son of a Congressman and grandson of a former Senator): 1) He got into the Guard by pulling strings, avoiding the year and a half waiting...
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September 11th 04 03:26 AM
by Bob Coe Go to last post
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Why We Lost The Vietnam War by John Mullen
Spiv wrote: "Vaughan Sanders" wrote in message ... "D. Patterson" wrote in message ... Definitely in some areas, definitely not in other areas,...
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February 10th 04 06:10 PM
by Pete Go to last post
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asymetric warfare by phil hunt
What would be sensible strategies/weapons for a middle-ranking country to employ if it thought it is likely to be involved in a war against the USA or other Western countries, say in the next 10 years? I think one strategy would be to use large numbers of low cost cruise missiles (LCCM). The...
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January 23rd 04 01:31 AM
by Howard Berkowitz Go to last post
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General Zinni on Sixty Minutes by WalterM140
Here's some more good solid information on the war for BUFDRVR and his co-shill Brooks to discount. (CBS) Retired General Anthony Zinni is one of the most respected and outspoken military leaders of the past two decades. From 1997 to 2000, he was commander-in-chief of the United States...
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July 1st 04 11:16 PM
by Howard Berkowitz Go to last post
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Air America breaking news: "USA to fingerprint ALL visitors !!!" by Dave Kearton
"Oelewapper" wrote in message ... | Dear allies, welcome to the age of digital fascism... : | | Millions of visitors from some of the United States' closest allies soon | will have to be fingerprinted and photographed before entering...
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April 14th 04 09:40 AM
by The Reids Go to last post
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Best dogfight gun? by Bjørnar Bolsøy
It takes time to wind up and has a small projectile, so how does the M61 really stack up against, say, the BK27 og Giat 30mm as far as dogfighting is concerned? Even with the PGU28? Is shot density the primary factor to look at? Regards...
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January 24th 04 07:24 PM
by WaltBJ Go to last post
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Why not use the F-22 to replace the F/A-18 and F-14? by Guy Alcala
"R. David Steele" wrote: Also why not market the C-17 to the air freight community? This has been mooted, either as is or in a civil variant, at various times. For some of the issues involved you might wish to read "C-17 -- How to Get More for Less": http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA357811
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March 7th 04 10:28 AM
by Vivek Thomas Go to last post
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Could the Press Grow a Spine? by WalterM140
Well I watched "Hardball" last night with Campbell Brown. She had Bartlett, one of the Bushies on. She asked him a question. He talked for a while and she said something like, "you are very articulate, but that avoids the question completely." I wish more of the Press would point out that the vast...
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July 11th 04 08:35 PM
by Fred the Red Shirt Go to last post
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Why didn't GWB join the U.S. Air Force ? by Smartace11
We all know why he couldn't take his flight physical that lead to Bush getting grounded...he was taking coke and would have failed the blood tests. I don't know that. Why would I?
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July 20th 04 07:41 AM
by ZZBunker Go to last post
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For Keith Willshaw... by robert arndt
http://www.corax.org/revisionism/documents/19461000german_secrets.html Here's a 1946 look at the German wartime secrets- just a "fraction" of the thousands of tons of technical documents stored at Wright Field. Have fun being in denial. And to make matters worse, Keith 'ol boy, poor Britain won...
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July 6th 04 05:18 AM
by Denyav Go to last post
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The State of the Union: Lies about a Dishonest War by RobbelothE
Ted Kennedy. What a hoot! This guy talks a good game but that's about it. He's a documented adulterer, major league alcoholic, and not much of a driver (one of his dates never got home alive). It appears his moral outrage is selective. He now opposes the use of force to remove a dictator (and his...
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February 2nd 04 03:45 AM
by nobody Go to last post
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Why did Bush join the national guard? by ArtKramr
Why did Bush join the National Guard instrae do the Army, Navy or Air Force? why? Arthur Kramer 344th BG 494th BS England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany Visit my WW II B-26 website at: http://www.coastcomp.com/artkramer
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September 10th 04 08:37 PM
by Paul J. Adam Go to last post
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EU as joke (modified) by Cub Driver
The more or less final (some would say "cooked") figures are in, and Europe's performance is not entirely as shabby as I earlier posted. Japan says it will provide $5 billion, including $3.5 billion in loans (as if Iraq needed any more of those, after what Germany, France, and Russia extended to...
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November 17th 03 05:55 PM
by Alan Minyard Go to last post
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please stop bashing France by Grantland
Stephen Harding wrote: Jordan wrote: Yea just keep making fun of every nation that doesn't agree with the USA. You think you can take on the world? I can't wait for the day when americans realise they are no longer the major world power. Yep! It'll be a great...
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October 29th 03 02:23 AM
by Chad Irby Go to last post
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Dear Mary... by Krztalizer
You win the "Farthest Offtopic Posting" award for 2004. Your prize is 22,807 viagra/get-rich-quick emails over the next three months.
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March 19th 04 05:31 AM
by Zippy the Pinhead Go to last post
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Why no Cannons on Police Helicopters? by Mutts
Wouldnt a cannon on a police helicopter solve a lot of problems for law enforcement? Is it possible to put a round right through the engine block of a suspect fleeing and stop them from killing innocents? Seems like that kind of accuracy is possible now isnt it? When those guys were robbing the...
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May 3rd 04 04:36 PM
by Jim Yanik Go to last post
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Defence plan to scrap F-111s by David Bromage
The RAAF's 35 F-111 warplanes - Australia's front-line strategic strike force - could be retired from service from 2006, a decade earlier than originally planned, if the Government accepts a controversial option put forward by the Defence Department. A key issue is whether early retirement for the...
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August 19th 03 03:03 PM
by Vector Go to last post
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Why was the USAF..................... by Ron
.. .........stood down on 9/11?
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January 15th 04 08:41 PM
by Laurence Doering Go to last post
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Night bombers interception in Western Europe in 1944 by Bernardz
What sort of problems faced a defender in attempting to intercept and shoot down night bombers in 1944? I am interested both over Germany and Britain. -- Logically we attempt to devise reasons for our irrational behaviour. Observations of Bernard - No 62
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July 22nd 04 05:31 PM
by Peter Stickney Go to last post
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#1 Jet of World War II by Christopher
Hi the Meteor was used to shoot down V1 missiles it was quite good at it! too so it was band from front line service i think until the end of the war. "Gordon" wrote in message ... They were so confident in the Meteor...
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September 1st 03 03:04 AM
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