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The Da Vinci machine gun... Sort of

Submitted by admin on Sat, 06/11/2011 - 02:30

It appears they have found a very old model of a Da Vinci canon. Now while it doesn't have a trigger with a full auto sear, it does have THREE barrels so I guess it's more like an M16 than an M4.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2002102/Leonardo-Da-Vinci...

BBC shows off the paper that fooled Hitler

Submitted by admin on Fri, 01/28/2011 - 13:41

The BBC has released a copy of the memo that told the Allies that Hilter had fallen for their elaborate ruse building up to D-Day. This story reads like a WWII spy novel and details how the Allies actually leaked to German High Command the actual Normandy landing just 6 days before the attack so their double agent could then throw the biggest trick of all; Operation Fortitude - that the main attack was yet to come and it was landing in France. The double agent was one of the very few people given BOTH the Iron Cross and MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire)

Civil War coded message from 1863

Submitted by admin on Sun, 12/26/2010 - 00:24

The message was in a bottle that was given to the Museum of the Confederacy. Earlier this year they gave the coded message to a CIA code breaker.


"Gen'l Pemberton:

You can expect no help from this side of the river. Let Gen'l Johnston know, if possible, when you can attack the same point on the enemy's lines. Inform me also and I will endeavor to...

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