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  1. OpanaPointer

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    Italian battleship Roma.
     
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    I always wondered what happened to him, and the reprisals to his family that he left behind.

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    Before you haters get to hatin"....

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    Tigers were captured, abandoned, and surrendered, so that picture is not at all impossible.
     
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    Note how the compartment tapers, and the portholes on both sides. This suggests to me that it is at the stern, a traditional location for captain's or flag quarters dating back to sailing ship days.
     
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    Except the Tiger turret is sitting on a Sherman.
     
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    "LCAC carrying LAV-25s [5352x4480]."
     
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    Lance might know. He is the DDR specialist.
     
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    The stern is the smoother ride, so being hogged by officers is SOP. In the days of sail the captain sometimes had a balcony attached to their cabin in the stern. Another reason for officers slept in the stern was that the head was literally by the figurehead on the bow. Rails were set up so men could take a dump and the waves would wash the bow clean, IF the weather was right.
     
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    "An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 66th Weapons Squadron sits on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 14, 2021. USAF photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus [5716 X 3440]."
     
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    This is where I say I'm on drugs and slink away.
     
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    He settled in West Germany, married and had a child, went to work for a winery & later Audi. He reunited with his family when the Wall came down, however, while some welcomed him with open arms, others treated him as a traitor. Never quite able to cope with poor treatment by some of his family, he committed suicide in June, 1998.
     
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    There are parallels to today’s COVID...people breaking quarantine...a lack of solidarity...”fuck you mob, I’m out of here”
     
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    This in ABC news Darwin this morning...a mutant rainbow lorikeet...seems to be accepted by others...
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    "(600 x 840) High-angle view of the stern of USS Alabama, off Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Virginia, United States, 20 August 1943."
     
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    Now this is cool.

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    "GAZ-3344-20 Aleut all-terrain vehicle."
     
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    "HMS Warspite and HMS Malaya seen from HMS Valiant during the Battle of Jutland. 14:00 hrs, 31 May, 1916 [947x504]"
     
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    "The U.S. Navy heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA-30) off San Diego, California (USA), in October 1935, with the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt on board. She is flying an admiral's four-star flag at her foremast peak, and the Presidential flag at her mainmast peak. [2560 x 2007]"
     
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    "Prototype IS-7 heavy tank, Soviet Union, 1948. [1280x787]."
     
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    "Soviet captured Messerschmitt Bf-109G2R6-II.JG3-WNr-14513 in Stalingrad (17th-Jan 1943) [1800 x 1249]."
     

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