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Brezhnev. 8)

Who's the other guy?
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:43 am
Brezhnev. 8)

Who's the other guy?
Uzbek SSR leader Sharof Rashidov, 1979.

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Any idea what year that is? The front wheels looked poorly thought out. The smallest mole hole would stop it dead.

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January 1, 1903.

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@StuartHumphryes
Has an army ever looked so ill-prepared for modern warfare? This astounding (original colour) photo from 1913 shows the 7th regiment of French armoured cavalrymen at their camp northeast of Lyon in France, only a year before they joined the insanity of the First World War.
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Allegedly a cartoon from the Daily Mirror, 1923

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I actually believe that one is real; prophetic, obviously.

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Rob Lister wrote:
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I actually believe that one is real; prophetic, obviously.
Getty Images says Daily Mirror, 5th March 1919, by W. K. Haselden.

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Carol Brewster during the filming of “Cat-Women of the Moon”, 1953.

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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The 442nd Regimental Combat Team, a regiment of almost entirely Japanese-Americans, in France, 1944. I read that this regiment was the most decorated unit for its size and length of service in the history of American warfare.

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I'm old enough to remember when that was allegedly fashionable.

I say allegedly because I never saw anybody dressed that way other than in ads or on TV.

Note: I lived in NYC and was frequently in midtown Manhattan, so supposedly I should have seen what was fashionable.
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People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.