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May 30, 2016

Photo, left: USS Cheng Ho (IX-52), named for Cheng He (1371–1433), a Hui court eunuch, mariner, explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral during China's early Ming Dynasty. Cheng commanded expeditionary voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa from 1405 to 1433.Cheng He...

May 29, 2016

Photo, left: The Malmedy massacre (1944) refers specifically to a war crime in which 84 American prisoners of war were murdered by their German captors near Malmedy, Belgium, during World War II. The massacre was committed on December 17, 1944, at Baugnez crossroads, by members of Kampfgruppe...

May 28, 2016

Photo, left: The Burning of Smyrna as seen from HMS King George V  The Burning of Smyrna, taken from the forebridge of HMS King George V: HMS Iron Duke stands in the foreground against "an unbroken wall of fire, two miles long". This photograph was published as the centrefold (pp. 504–505) in The...

May 27, 2016

Photo, left:   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Hour OneFriday  27 May 2016 / Hour 1, Block A: Liz Peek, Fiscal Times and Fox; in re: Bernie Should Hit Hillary with the Dubious Donations in ‘Clinton Cash’The FBI is investigating Terry McAuliffe’s ties to the Clinton Foundation, and donations made by a...

May 26, 2016

Photo, left:  A CubeSat (U-class spacecraft[) is a type of miniaturized satellite for space research that is made up of multiples of 10×10×11.35 cm cubic units. CubeSats have a mass of no more than 1.33 kilograms per unit, and often use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components for their ...

May 25, 2016

Photo, left:  Advice on strategic offensive arms in the White House, 18 November 2010. To the left of Obama: Joe Biden and James Baker; right: Henry Kissinger, the deputy chief of the Joint Chiefs James Cartwright, and Madeleine Albright / Photo: ru.wikipedia.orgJOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Co-hosts:...

May 24, 2016

Photo, left: A bread ticket granting the holder one loaf in celebration of Queen Victoria's birthday, May 24.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Larry Kudlow, CNBC senior advisor; & Cumulus Media radio  Hour OneTuesday  24 May 2016   / Hour 1, Block A: Robert Costa, Washington Post, in re: Donald...

May 23, 2016

Photo, left:   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Thaddeus McCotter, WJR, The Great Voice of the Great Lakes  Hour OneMonday 23 May 2016 / Hour 1, Block A: Tom Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor & FDD, and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal senior editor  & FDD, in re: How many times has Baghdad...

May 21, 2016

Photo, left:  Battle of Washita (from Harper's Weekly, December 19, 1868).  The Battle of Washita River (also called Battle of the Washita or the Washita Massacre) occurred on November 27, 1868, when Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer’s 7th U.S. Cavalry attacked Black Kettle’s Southern Cheyenne camp...

May 20, 2016

Photo, left:  In the matter of Brexit, how long ago did Britain detach (physically) from the European mainland?  In the matter of nostalgia for yore, here’s a picture of remnants of an ancient woodland at Hightown. This ancient tree stump is part of a submerged forest and could be as much as 5,000...

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