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  1. Donster


    We knew you were still kissing the Emperor's buttocks the whole time Fick.
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    What? No doughnuts? Morning all. A chilly 42F under clear skies. Mostly sunny today with a high of 70F.
  3. Packard Ad - September 1942 1939: First British casualty list published. 1939: The conclusion of the battle of the Vistula bend, with the Wehrmacht taking 170,000 prisoners. Germans suppress a Czech rebellion. Lavrenti Beria, chief of the Soviet NKVD, sets up a Directorate for Prisoners of War and establishes camps for the 240,000 Polish POWs in Soviet custody; about 37,000 will be used as forced-labour. *Joyce Holden 1940: Heavy night raids continue on London; Brighton also suffers badly. RAF continues attacks on invasion fleet in
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    Morning all. 44F under clear skies. Clear and cool today with a high of 66F.
  5. Bendix Aviation Ad - September 1943 1939: The Wehrmacht and Red Army stage a joint parade in Brest Litovsk. 1941: Russians conscript all men aged 16 - 50. Units of Army Group South capture Poltava in the Ukraine. The Russians evacuate Kiev, but the fight to the death continues in the area for a week. *Mary Meade 1942: The RAFs Pathfinder Force flies its first mission, which is against Flensburg. 1942: Reduction of food rations for Jews in Germany. Mary Meade 1942: In spite of intense pressure from
  6. The only weapon Fick is well trained and educated in is the Rectum Wrecker. An upgraded version of the Anal Intruder.
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    Morning all. 48F under clear skies. Sunny today with a high of 69F.
  8. Curtis Wright Ad - September 1943 1939: American aviation hero Charles A. Lindbergh makes his first anti-intervention radio speech. The U.S. non-intervention movement is supported not just by Lindbergh, but by former president Herbert Hoover, Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Henry Ford and a number of senators and congressmen as well. 1939: The Aircraft Carrier HMS Courageous is torpedoed by U29 (Kapitanleutnant Schuhart) south-west of Ireland, killing 515, but 687 sailors survive. *Kathryn Grayson 1939: Kutno and Brest-Litovsk are captured b
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    Morning all. 58F under clear skies. Sunny today with a high of 80F.
  10. Western Cartridge Company Ad - September 1943 1939: Convoy OB-4, sailing from Liverpool to North America, is attacked by U-31 (Johannes Habekost), becoming the first "clear" convoy contact in British waters of the war. U-31 sinks 1 ship, the 4,060-ton British freighter Aviemore. 1940: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the Selective Training and Service Act, which set up the first peacetime military draft in U.S. history. *Joi Lansing 1940: Piccadilly, Park Lane, Bond St. hit in night raids. 1940: Italian ad
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    Morning all. 53F under clear skies. Mostly sunny skies expected again heading into the afternoon. Some of that sunshine may be filtered by wildfire smoke, which should set up for another great sunrise and sunset. High of 81F.
  12. 3M-Scotch Tape Ad - September 1943 1939: The Polish submarine Orzel arrives in Tallinn, Estonia, after escaping the German invasion of Poland. 1939: Gdynia is captured by German forces. A Polish breakout attempt from the Kutno pocket fails. 1939: The Australian Government announces the creation of a 20,000 strong defense force. ***Jane Wyman 1940: The climax of the Luftwaffe's daylight raids against the London docks is reached with the Luftwaffe's biggest raid on London so far. The British originally claim 185 Germans ai
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    Morning all. 49F with scattered clouds. Another nice afternoon expected with mostly sunny skies. High of 78F.
  14. Belmont Radio Ad - September 1943 1939: U39 attacks a battle group led by the Aircraft Carrier, HMS Ark Royal. She fires torpedo's at the carrier, but these miss. 3 Destroyer's of the Ark Royal's escort, launch an immediate counter-attack against U39 and sink her with depth charges. U39 gains the dubious honour of becoming the first U-boat to be sunk in the war. *Danielle Darrieux 1940: Congress passed the Selective Training and Service Act, providing for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. 1940: Hitler again postpones operations '
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    Morning all. 48F under clear skies with fog. Partly cloudy skies this afternoon with a high of 73F.
  16. Mobilgas Ad - September 1943 1939: HMAS Hobart and five RAN destroyers leave Australia, bound for Britain. 1939: 60,000 Polish troops who are trapped in the Radom pocket surrender. *Dinah Shore 1940: Buckingham Palace again bombed; Royal Chapel wrecked. 1940: 5 Italian divisions and 200 tanks in Cyrenaica under Marshal Graziani, cross the Libyan/Egyptian border and advance toward Sidi Barrani in Egypt. The 7th Armoured and 4th Indian Divisions have orders to withdraw as far as Mersa Matruh and then stand and fight.
  17. 1974 Hurst/Olds Ad September 7, 1964: President Johnson assembles his top aides at the White House to ponder the future course of action in Vietnam. September 13, 1964: Two disgruntled South Vietnamese generals stage an unsuccessful coup in Saigon. Stella Stevens September 1, 1966: During a visit to neighboring Cambodia, French President Charles de Gaulle calls for U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam. September 12, 1966: The heaviest air raid of the war to date occurs as 500 U.S. jets attack NVA supply lines and coastal targets. Septe
  18. Republic F-84 Ad September 1-5, 1950: North Korean forces fail to break the United Nations perimeter defense at Pusan. In the Second Battle of Naktong, the First Provisional Marine Brigade counterattacks and contains the enemy west of Yongsan. September 13, 1950: The First Provisional Marine Brigade is deactivated and absorbed by the First Marine Division for the upcoming Inchon operation. September 13-15, 1950: Vice Admiral Arthur D. Struble's Task Force 7 composed of 230 U.S. and other UN warships, conducts three days of pre-landing bombardment missions around the port
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    Morning all. 61F under overcast skies. Scattered rain this morning, then we should see some breaks this afternoon and the clouds could break away for a bit of sunshine. High of 70F.
  20. Willys Ad - September 1943 1939: First Anglo-French Supreme War Council convenes under Chamberlain and Daladier. 1939: In response to the invasion of Poland, the French Army advances into Germany. On this day they reach their furthest penetration-five miles. *Rosemary Clooney 1939: The battle of the Vistula bend flares up near Kutno, the last major engagement of the Polish campaign. The Luftwaffe bombs Krzemieniec. 1939: Convoys for merchant shipping are established to counter the U-boats. Rosemary Clooney
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    Never forget all those souls lost on 9-11-01.
  22. Yep. For the next year. Not to mention I get kicked out of my office by Lottie for most of the day. And she found out she is working from home until the first of the year.
  23. Slowly they are returning. Having to re-enter all the images by hand.
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