How the navy tamed the “killer privateer” | History

The carrier’s initial landing qualifications for the Chance Vought F4U Corsair were a disaster. In the fall of 1942, Lieutenant-Commander Sam Porter tested the feasibility of using the Navy Curved Wing Fighter from the deck of the escort carrier USS Sangamon smoking in Chesapeake Bay. After four terrifying landings, he …

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Myanmar poets killed after coup

On March 4, her sister received a summons from the police to the Monywa morgue. She identified her brother’s body, Ms. Khin Sandar Win said. A bullet hole pierced his left temple. A long gash ran across his chest. The family wondered if the gash indicated that his internal organs …

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