Tagged: war

How Russia stopped the Blitzkrieg

In the first phase of World War II in Europe, Germany sought to avoid a long war. Germany’s strategy was to defeat its opponents in a series of short campaigns. Germany quickly overran much...

Nutella: The miracle of WW2

On April 20 1964 the first jar of Nutella came out from the Ferrero factory in Alba. Its origins, however, date back to the 1940s and before. At least from the 1920s the Ferreros...

The Art of War

  The Art of War By Sun Tzu  Translated by Lionel Giles I. Laying Plans  1. Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. 2. It is a matter of life...

Afghanistan, opium & heroin

A problem that Afghanistan and international governments have tried to eradicate for decades is only getting worse, and China is a big reason why. Last week, Afghanistan released new data showing opium production is...

Nazis on drugs

For his book “Der Totale Rausch” (The Total Rush), published in 2015, the German writer Norman Ohler spent years studying German and U.S. records, including an extensive collection of notes kept by Theodor Morell, the...

Hitler oversimplified

Synopsis Born in Austria in 1889, Adolf Hitler rose to power in German politics as leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, also known as the Nazi Party. Hitler was chancellor of Germany...

Enigma machine

Like all the best cryptography, the Enigma machine is simple to describe, but infuriating to break. Straddling the border between mechanical and electrical, Enigma looked from the outside like an oversize typewriter. Enter the...

Psychedelics for depression and PTSD?

The Aztecs and Timothy Leary touted the psychological benefits of mind-altering psychedelic drugs. Now, science is finding out they may have been right. Researchers are investigating the use of the mind-altering drugs psilocybin, for...

The most armed man in America

Dragon Man‘s offers: A firearms shop that specializes in military style rifles. We carry handguns, shotguns, silencers, and full-auto machine guns. A shooting range which we allow; rifles, shotguns and handguns. One range goes...