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Nadezhda Popova was a Russian female pilot during WWII. The German military called her one of the "Nachthexen", or "Night Witches" She flew 852 decoy missions in a canvas winged plane. Dropped food and medicine to Russian marines trapped on the beach at Malaya Zemlya. She had to fly so low that she heard their cheers. After the mission, she found 42 bullet holes in her plane.She died on July 8, 2013 at the age of 91

locomotive snowplow

Matthieu Tarrit Polar Vehicle

From Peter Alway's 1995 book "Rockets of the World"

scale of the moon

The Amazing Falkirk Wheel Of Scotland - How is it possible to transport a huge boat from one water level to another much higher one? Scotland has the answer; a gigantic wheel that lifts boats. We are talking about the famous Falkirk Wheel that is an engineering landmark for Scotland

Wolke 7 flying home concept

Ship's sponsor Susan Ford Bales, President Ford's daughter, touches one of the giant propellers during a tour of the ship before the dry dock flooding. Photo by Chris Oxley

The Floating Temple: How to Lift a Seven Million Pound, 112 year old Building history churches architecture

F-35B Lightning II makes a vertical takeoff

Unique model airplanes made of aluminum

Littoral Combat Ship

F&O FABFORGOTTENNOBILITY - retrowar: Littoral Combat Ship

Here is the Steve Fossett Land Speed Record (LSR) car. I hope the project will continue to get the car ready to reset the LSR!

Streamlined locomotive

Dieselpunk: Pennsylvania Railroad Baldwin built T-1 4-4-4-4 by Raymond Loewy

An Alaska Army National Guard Sikorsky CH-54B Tahre airlifts an U.S. Air Force Canadian Vickers OA-10A Catalina flying boat (s/n 44-33954) while departing Lake Clark Pass during a recovery operation.


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deviantART: More Like Crimson II by ttvortex

Princess May aground on Sentinel Island, Alaska August 5, 1910.

This US M4 Sherman Tank was stranded on the reef during the invasion of the island of Saipan during WWII. Its turret is still frozen in time, taking aim at a Japanese gun emplacement on the beach.

Navy P-3c Orion

S.55X flying boat

[Photo] S.55X flying boat, date unknown | World War II Database

Boom up

Earning your rigging pay in that climate.