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Military Cargo Planes

Military Cargo Planes

Military Cargo Planes

Military Cargo Planes

Retro and vintage gifts are in again, so if you know anyone with an obsession for all things army related, then why not take advantage of it this festive period. There are loads of ideas on the shelves (and in the air) that will make the perfect gift for anyone who served in the military or those simply fascinated by army memorabilia. So get marching left, right, left, right to the stores and avoid the Christmas rush.

Vintage

You could invest in a novelty military themed number plate that replicates the design of Read the rest of this entry »

Air Force Cargo Planes

Air Force Cargo Planes

Air Force Cargo Planes

Air Force Cargo Planes

It was a sparkling late afternoon in April 1975. Abruptly the news flashes raced across the base: A U.S. Air Force C-5A Galaxy transport plane carrying 243 Vietnamese orphans had gone down shortly after leaving Tan Son Nhut airfield, near Saigon. Air Force officials feared sabotage.

Only a few of the adult passengers, including some U.S. Embassy personnel covertly leaving Vietnam, managed to make their way to the limited oxygen masks. The overcrowded transport plane should have been carrying no more than 100 children, rather than the 243 who had been loaded aboard. With enormous difficulty, Read the rest of this entry »