Saltair Pavilion, Great Salt Lake- 1900
Award winning former Associated Press reporter Robert Parry has been told by an intelligence source that the United States is in possession of satellite imagery which shows that Ukrainian troops were responsible for the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.
… What I’ve been told by one source, who has provided accurate information on similar matters in the past, is that U.S. intelligence agencies do have detailed satellite images of the likely missile battery that launched the fateful missile, but the battery appears to have been under the control of Ukrainian government troops dressed in what look like Ukrainian uniforms. The source said CIA analysts were still not ruling out the possibility that the troops were actually eastern Ukrainian rebels in similar uniforms but the initial assessment was that the troops were Ukrainian soldiers. There also was the suggestion that the soldiers involved were undisciplined and possibly drunk, since the imagery showed what looked like beer bottles scattered around the site, the source said.
Piero Taruffi Tarf-Gilera
The Tarf-Gilera (also known as the Italcorsa) was built in 1948 by the Italian driver and engineer Piero Taruffi. The unique machine sprang from Taruffi’s desire to build a car that embodied the features of a motorcycle, and its novel twin-pod layout carried its 500-cc, 120-degree V-Twin Guzzi engine and chain drive in the right pod, with the driver and fuel tank occupying the left one. The 50-hp engine breathed through an air intake in the nose of its pod, and all components were enclosed by beautifully crafted aluminum bodywork. It became the “Fastest 500 in the World” that November, traversing the flying kilometer at an average speed of just under 130 mph, one of six records it set that day… Read more
At the beginning of 1939, a Nazi expedition explored a hitherto uncharted area of the Antarctic.
By foot and plane, the Nazis surveyed an area between latitudes 69°10’ S and 76°30’ S and longitudes 11°30 W and 20°00’ E, totaling 600.000 sq. km.
They called it Neuschwabenland, or New Swabia.