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  1. Biak

    Biak Adjutant Patron  

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    Yep, According to the NWS it had dropped to minus 46 over night at Bigfork, ( -50 in Ely ). We are usually 4 or 5 degrees lower than the 'official' temp due to the 180 acre ice cube in our front yard. If the batteries in the Indoor/Outdoor thermometer hadn't frozen a couple days before I might have been able to say we beat Ely Minnesota. Not that I'd want to say that !

    Only eight more weeks of Winter
     
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    Next Saturday we'll be 36/28 (Don't know what that is in parsecs.) Our two months of winter are nearly over.
     
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    Starting tomorrow I am back to my books and there will be loads of data with sources available. Be thus warned My favourite thing soon here.
     
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    July is the only month of the year it hasn't snow up here. And I think they're lying about that.
     
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    32C and raining here...we in the middle of the wet...
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    Having failed to storm Tobruk, Rommel laid siege to the isolated Libyan fortress while German propaganda sought to undermine the morale of the entrapped garrison. American-born British fascist William Joyce – better known as Lord Haw-Haw – took to the airwaves, deriding the defenders as the “poor rats of Tobruk”. It was a taunt, however, that immediately backfired. Haw-Haw’s sneering critique was taken up as a badge of honour, his transmissions a nightly source of welcome entertainment. As one ‘rat’ wrote, the “Lord Haw-Haw broadcast was another bright interlude in each Tobruk day. He never failed to cheer us. Though we were often interrupted by air raids, any wireless receiver tuned in to him was sure of a big audience.” Australian servicemen even struck an unofficial ‘Rats of Tobruk’ medal from the wreckage of a downed German bomber.
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    William Joyce known as Lord HawHaw

    Later decorated by Hitler for his propaganda efforts, Joyce was arrested after the war near the German-Danish border and charged with treason. Found guilty, he was hanged at Wandsworth prison on 3 January 1946. In 1976, Joyce’s remains were exhumed from an unmarked Wandsworth grave and reinterred at the New Cemetery in Bohermore, County Galway, Ireland. Joyce remains the last person to be hanged in Britain for treason. - History Extra

    Some "Rats" having a break.
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    A very interesting article.



    This was the most fearsome army in the Vietnam War


    "But brutality doesn’t always inspire fear, and fear is what struck the hearts of Communist forces when they knew they were up against the Australians. The Aussies brought a death the Viet Cong might never see coming."

    "But the North Vietnamese forces in the jungle did have to worry about a mysterious fighting force, moving silently to close in on them and murder them. They weren’t Americans — they were Australians, and they came to Vietnam to win."

    This was the most fearsome army in the Vietnam War - We Are The Mighty


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    Looks like what you'd find on the sidewalk outside the Enlistedmen's Club on Sunday morning. :(:p
     
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    I think it looks a bit ugly...a bit of a Frankenstein
     
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    I was thinking "Starship Troopers" when I saw it.
     
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    The scope would help, I think. The bullpup style is handy for urban warfare, a SEAL told me about a gunfight that happened in a bathroom. "Had to swing the -16 all kinds of weird to finish that one."
     
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    The accuracy should be freakishly good...these types of weapons can turn an average shooter into a good one...
     
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    600m with the F88AS2 & 20-inch barrel.
     
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    I see few American specwar guys using bullpups. Something about the weird ejection when one has to shoot it with the weak hand (often necessary during CQC.)
     
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    I found this video again...not sure if it made it to America...This a billabong in the Territory...These days fighting for a fish in the ocean - trying to keep the snagged fish away from sharks, and rivers and billabongs - trying to keep the fish away from crocs is a regular occurrence. You have to get them in fast.



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    That was a beast of a fish!
     
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    It is said that all song birds originated in Australia and spread over the world...Perhaps the King song bird is the Australian Lyrebird.
    This gentleman bird attracts females with different dances which he practices to get perfect. With these original dances he sings an original song...all the while watching the female for the parts she likes and doesn't like...so he can change and modify for next time. These songs can be long and are designed to be interesting and exciting for the female.
    This bird can copy the sounds of most birds in the forest it inhabits and can even mimic human sounds like a car alarm, or camera or even a chainsaw...anything it hears it can mimic.


    Today in the ABC news is a story of how the Lyrebird can create the sound of an alarm call and birds flying off as if scared by a predator. He does this in an attempt to keep the female in his bed room when she looks like losing interest. - Deception! (like we didn't already know many animals are capable of deception).

    Lyrebird mimicry may have reached a new level of deception


    The Australian ten cent coin depicts this magnificent bird.
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    The Columbine school shooting. Before the shootings they went bowling so that could inspire you to kill people. So no bowling. Did you know the two guys had mined themselves. If not careful enough also police men would have ďied.
     

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