Bottle of Red

Looking for a new ink to try fountain pen users?  My guess is it's a little old and dried out, maybe hard to get working.  No word yet on whether or not there's just the one bottle for everyone to share. There's no better answer to socialist nonsense like a little dose of capitalism. If you do want to soil [...]

March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Wheeled Body Shield

...a wheeled body shield that affords immunity from rifle bullets and shrapnel when advancing upon fortified positions.  The body of this is constructed of tempered-steel plates, the front so rounded and tempered that bullets strike the surface at an angle and glance off without doing harm... From Popular Mechanics, November, 1915. When you think of the bomb-cratered, mud-covered battlefields of [...]

January 31st, 2016|Categories: World War I|4 Comments