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I -17'S WAR ON CALIFORNIA
I - 17'S WAR ON CALIFORNIA Here is an article that actually holds two articles.  It is about a group of Japanese cruiser submarines that carried a certain type of aircraft.  The Subs were "long range" cruiser's....which actually were the largest subs in the...

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SINKING THE SHINANO
Yes, the "Super Carrier" did take place.  The Japanese always had an infatuation with size, and had this idea that "bigger was always better". So this is what this article is all about....to develop the "biggest & baddest Carrier"  Well some will say they "...

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I'LL TAKE A CRUISER!
I'll TAKE A CRUISER! The USS Birmingham (CL-62) Better known as "Mighty B" ---------------------- I run across this article several months back and after reading it felt is was extremely interesting for the simple fact it was written by the USS Birmingham's...

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PIG-NOSED LAKER
McDOUGALL'S PIG-NOSED LAKER SS CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS Now folks over the many years I've been writing nautical articles....this is the first time I've heard of a "Pig-Nose" vessel, but we all get surprised now and then. And entrepreneur had a vision of an uns...

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OPERATION PEDESTAL
OPERATION PEDESTAL THE END OF THE BEGINNING I don't have a clue if any of my readers know about "Malta"....a very small island....and in the beginning of WW II they had a population of about 200,000.  Well early on in WW II they were being leveled by unrele...

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THE HOWELL TORPEDO
NAVY TRAINED DOLPHINS DISCOVER HOWELL TORPEDO This article of mine is something that you would not expect in the US Navy, but I think it provides the Naval History buff some insight on the beginning of torpedoes. This is a short article....no long drawn out...

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QUEEN OF THE U-BOAT KILLERS
USS CARD...REMEMBERED         Queen of the U-Boat Killers             Yes readers she was "one" of the first....hastily converted escort carrier, CVE-11 She had to prove herself....and she did with a "fighting heart" and the champion of a Dragon Slayer. Act...

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BUD'S BREAD & SWEETS LIST OF GOODIES
AS OF MAY 5, 2016 BUD’S BREAD & SWEETS 260-245-0913 OR 260-403-3627  E-MAIL cshortridge73@gmail.com Free Delivery in the New Haven an immediate Ft. Wayne area With a reasonable order NOTE: CLICK ON “[PIC OF PIE OR JUST PIC]” TO VIEW PRODUCT PIES: SUGAR CREA...

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AMISH SUGAR COOKIES
I've very rarely have met up with anyone that will turn down a darn good "Sugar Cookie"...they seem to be, at least to me, a 'staple' among cookie lovers. I wish to brag about our "Sugar Cookies."  We make these "BIG".....oh yes way bigger than just a mouth...

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SNICKERDODDLES
I don't know about what y'all consider a darn good "dunking" cookie.....and yes we all have those favorite that no matter what time of the day or night, a picture of "cold milk" and a "dunkin cookie" flashes in your mind.....OMG!!!! Well "one" of my favorit...
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