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At random: ENS Sam Hunter, the first submarine casualty of WWII on Dec. 8, 1941. He was attached to Sea Dragon moored next to Sealion. He was killed by shrapnel from the first bomb hit on Sealion penetrating the conning tower of Sea Dragon. The second hit killed 4 men in Sealions Engineroom.
The fastest guys on the block...
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Ric
Posted 2018-11-07 10:39 PM (#90562)


Plankowner

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Location: Upper lefthand corner of the map.
Subject: The fastest guys on the block...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ9PRvETigM
geno
Posted 2018-11-08 6:56 AM (#90563 - in reply to #90562)
Senior Crew

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Subject: RE: The fastest guys on the block...

Definitely not enough stories like that one have been told. BZ.
Gil
Posted 2018-11-08 10:00 AM (#90567 - in reply to #90562)
Master and Commander

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Subject: RE: The fastest guys on the block...

That plane is still amazing!
steamboat
Posted 2018-11-08 2:18 PM (#90574 - in reply to #90562)
Master and Commander

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Location: Boydton, Virginia
Subject: RE: The fastest guys on the block...

I've heard it before but it is WAY COOL every time! One time that ya gotta take your hat off to the Air Force!

Steamboat sends
GaryKC
Posted 2018-11-08 2:42 PM (#90575 - in reply to #90562)


COMSUBBBS

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Location: Kansas City Missouri
Subject: RE: The fastest guys on the block...

It's all relative, we've all been rotating at about 1,040 MPH since conception and the earth is traveling at about 167,000 MPH around the sun, and the solar system is..........
Holland Club
Posted 2018-11-08 5:54 PM (#90581 - in reply to #90562)


Master and Commander

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Location: East Coast of Wisconsin
Subject: RE: The fastest guys on the block...

I was down at Eglin AFB several years back. They have a static display of a SR-71. You can actually go out and waltz around under it. Impressive for sure. I'm guessing the pilots get a pretty swelled up head piloting this beauty around.
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