Posts Tagged ‘Korean War Fighter Planes’
Wwi Fighter Planes
The concept of massing a large number of aircraft, launched from a mobile airfield, which can have a devastating impact on the enemy’s readiness for war, belonged to the Japanese forces. The decimation of the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in late 1941 was the result of this idea. Most battles of World War II were fought on sea, making technological advancements for the naval forces a must. Aircraft carriers were increased in strength and might, since America’s entry in the war.
Aircraft Carriers Used in World War II
Korean War Planes
It seems to be pure coincidence that the recent firefight between North and South Korea came just as Wikileaks released a trove of American diplomatic secrets, but the two events may soon become entwined.
Thanks to Wikileaks, the North Koreans are perfectly aware – if they were not previously – that their supporters in Beijing are growing tired of dealing with fallout from Pyongyang’s provocations, despite China’s reluctance to publicly criticize its protégé. The North also got a look at South Korea’s game plan to use commercial deals to buy Chinese support, or at least acquiescence, Read the rest of this entry »
Ww2 Fighter Planes
Do you believe in reincarnation? Past lives? A regular, hard-working, church-going couple, Andrea and Bruce Leininger were faced with these very questions when their two-year-old son, James, began have unremitting nightmares and shouting the words, “Plane on fire! Little man can’t get out!”
Soul Survivor: The Reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot is the chronicle of their odyssey as this everyday family struggled to make sense of their son’s constant, shrieking nightmares, out-of-context words and obsession with planes. The book details their persistent and tenacious exploration which leads to far-reaching, soul-satisfying results. Read the rest of this entry »
Wwi Fighter Planes
The flight jacket, like so many things in life, was born out of necessity. While man had been fighting battles on the ground and at sea for centuries, World War I introduced a new battlefield – the air. The first step had been to develop a plane that could do battle. Then they had to equip it with suitable weapons and be sure to issue the men who would fly the planes with protective clothing so that they wouldn’t freeze in the air.
The very first fighter plane was an experimental one, and it was known Read the rest of this entry »