Thursday Open Thread 

A Maori battalion performs a haka…Egypt 1941

Sunday Open Thread 

Armour of a cuirasse du carabinier holed by a cannonball at the battle of Waterloo https://t.co/FY9hKCSith

Thursday Open Thread 

Boeing B-17G Wee-Willie 42-31333 LG-W, 323th squadron of 91st bombing group, over Kranenburg, Germany, after port wing blown off by flak. Only the pilot, Lieutenant Robert E. Fuller, and one crewmember survived.

Tuesday Open Thread 

Men of the 16th Infantry Regiment, U.S. 1st Infantry Division wade ashore on Omaha Beach on the morning of 6 June 1944.

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Thursday Open Thread

Vietnam War Memorial at sunrise

Tuesday Open Thread 

Billboard in Oak Ridge, TN during WW2. Manhattan Project? Never heard of it. 

Monday Open Thread

Hellcat burning on the deck of the USS Lexington ca. 1942

Wednesday Open Thread 

A close-up of a British heavily armed patrol of L Detachment SAS in their jeeps, just back from a three month patrol, 18 Jan 1943. Source: Imperial War Museum.

Mother Of All Dumb Tweets

So, lately I’ve been seeing one liberal tweet after another that are all variations on the one above, whining about how much MOAB (the Mother of All Bombs) costs – and what we should be spending the money on instead – and they’re so stupid in so many ways that I don’t even know […]

Saturday Open Thread 

Dick Winters and Easy Company (Band of Brothers) at the Eagle’s Nest, Hitler’s residence.