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B-17s at Low Level by WalterM140
Hi, I am building a diorama with a 1/48th scale B-17 at low altitude. It will have two engines turning and two shut down. My question is, would a B-17 have its landing flaps deployed at all at this lower speed and altitude if it was not landing, just hedge-hopping home? And if so, how...
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March 16th 04 12:51 AM
by M. H. Greaves Go to last post
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Bush as Manchurian Candidate by WalterM140
Paul Krugman, 7/20/04 NY Times: In the original version of "The Manchurian Candidate," Senator John Iselin, whom Chinese agents are plotting to put in the White House, is a right-wing demagogue modeled on Senator Joseph McCarthy. As Roger Ebert wrote, the plan is to "use anticommunist hysteria as...
July 22nd 04 05:02 PM
by Denyav Go to last post
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Muzzling the Courts? by WalterM140
Muzzling the Courts? The Washington Post Wednesday, July 21, 2004; Page A18 FOLLOWING THE Senate's burial last week of a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, foes of same-sex marriage are back with another radical proposal. This time they are pushing a bill that would prevent...
July 22nd 04 07:28 PM
by B2431 Go to last post
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Kerry's CO Has Recanted by WalterM140
|On Friday, a member of that group who was one of Kerry's supervisors in |Vietnam, George Elliott, | |Wrote in 1969: | |"In a combat environment often requiring independent, decisive action LTJG |(Lieutenant Junior Grade) Kerry was unsurpassed. He constantly reviewed tactics |and lessons...
August 7th 04 03:40 PM
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Suppressing the Vote (in Florida) by WalterM140
"The big story out of Florida over the weekend was the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Charley. But there's another story from Florida that deserves our attention. State police officers have gone into the homes of elderly black voters in Orlando and interrogated them as part of an odd...
August 16th 04 11:16 PM
by IBM Go to last post
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Swift Boat Guys Caught in Some Great Big Lies by WalterM140
"But Thurlow's military records, portions of which were released yesterday to The Washington Post under the Freedom of Information Act, contain several references to 'enemy small arms and automatic weapons fire' directed at 'all units' of the five-boat flotilla. Thurlow won his own Bronze Star that...
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August 23rd 04 08:30 PM
by Steven P. McNicoll Go to last post
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More Evidence Bush Was Actually Declared a Deserter by WalterM140
"There are two medals awarded to members of the Texas National Guard basically for showing up: Texas Govt Code 431.134 Para 1 Texas Faithful Service Medal The Texas Faithful Service Medal shall be awarded to a member of the state military forces who has completed five years of honorable service...
August 23rd 04 11:36 PM
by Ragnar Go to last post
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Dog Fight For the Presidency by WalterM140
Only in an election year ruled by fiction could a sissy who used Daddy's connections to escape Vietnam turn an actual war hero into a girlie-man. As we leave the scripted conventions behind us, that is the uber-scenario that has locked into place, brilliantly engineered by the president of the...
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September 6th 04 10:30 PM
by Steven P. McNicoll Go to last post
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Bush AWOL from the Guard -- Best Yet by WalterM140
"President Bush claims that in the fall of 1972, he fulfilled his Air National Guard duties at a base in Alabama. But Bob Mintz was there - and he is sure Mr. Bush wasn't. Plenty of other officers have said they also don't recall that Mr. Bush ever showed up for drills at the base. What's...
September 8th 04 12:11 PM
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More on Bush in the Air Guard by WalterM140
More on Bush in the Air Guard http://www.glcq.com/bush_at_arpc1.htm SUMMARY An examination of the Bush military files within the context of US Statutory Law, Department of Defense regulations, and Air Force policies and procedures of that era lead to a single conclusion: George W. Bush was...
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July 22nd 04 04:50 PM
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Bush IS Attempting to Steal the Election by WalterM140
"Five months before the election, Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris ordered the removal of 57,700 names from Florida’s voter rolls on grounds that they were felons. Voter rolls contain the names of all eligible, registered voters. If you’re not on the list, you don’t get to...
June 19th 04 12:30 AM
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US debt is higher now than during Depression by WalterM140
The United States is shouldering a greater debt burden today than it did during the Great Depression. This seems a no-brainer. Everyone didn't have their hands out in the 1930's, more people lived on farms, Johnson's Great Society was a socialist dream, etc. The U.S. military was very small...
March 31st 04 05:30 PM
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B-17's and Strategic Bombing (Was:Was D VII a good plane) by WalterM140
BTW trying to having a debate with Walt M140 is about as entertaining as talking to a concrete wall :-) Are you -ever- going to apologize for saying that Martin Caidin fabricated the story of the B-17 that survived a head on collision with an FW-190? Should I post the serial number of that...
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April 21st 04 04:37 PM
by Chris Mark Go to last post
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Mr. Gustin, Mr Caidin, and B-17's by WalterM140
"Steven P. McNicoll" wrote in message ... What's Caidin's track record? Mr. Gustin: His writing "never let the facts get in the way of a good story." He wrote a lot of books, always giving far more...
April 20th 04 02:10 AM
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~ US MARINES SLAUGHTERING CIVILIANS ~ by WalterM140
If U.S. Marines were really targeting civilians, or anybody else, there wouldn't be nearly as many wounded as this laughable article suggests. There would be a lot more dead, however. Walt
April 17th 04 11:41 PM
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More Bush Administration Idiocy by WalterM140
From the NYT: It's hard to imagine what the Pentagon was thinking when it told the American Army and Marine replacement divisions bound for Iraq earlier this year to leave their tanks and other heavily armored vehicles behind. American military planners seem to have ignored evidence that armed...
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May 11th 04 08:43 AM
by WalterM140 Go to last post
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Two MOH Winners say Bush Didn't Serve by WalterM140
2 Democrats: Bush Let Guard Down Gore Surrogates Revive Issue of Apparent Laxity in Candidate's Military Service By George Lardner Jr. and Howard Kurtz Washington Post Staff Writers Friday, November 3, 2000; Page A22 Two high-profile surrogates for Vice President Gore, in an 11th-hour attempt...
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June 14th 04 11:33 PM
by Lisakbernacchia Go to last post
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Bush will Attempt to Steal the Election by WalterM140
"TALLAHASSEE =B7 The head of Florida's elections division resigned = Monday=20 amid reports he was feeling political heat over a push to purge=20 thousands of suspected felons from the state's voter...
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June 18th 04 03:41 AM
by Brett Go to last post
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To Serve and Protect - Bring bush to Justice by WalterM140
"DELAND, Fla., Nov. 11 - Something very strange happened on election night to Deborah Tannenbaum, a Democratic Party official in Volusia County. At 10 p.m., she called the county elections department and learned that Al Gore was leading George W. Bush 83,000 votes to 62,000. But when she checked...
June 17th 04 02:44 PM
by Matt Wiser Go to last post
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BUSH SERVED HONORABLY AND HE'S GOT THE MEDALS TO PROVE IT by WalterM140
BUSH SERVED HONORABLY AND HE'S GOT THE MEDALS TO PROVE IT __________________ At least one picture exists that shows Bush wearing ribbons that don't appear on his discharge. Walt
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September 20th 04 03:20 PM
by Theecmo Go to last post
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