Sniper and observer of the Lovat Scouts, a Scottish regiment that played a prominent part in the invasion of Europe in WW II and who learned their mountain tactics and skiing from Canadian instructors high in the Rockies. [Alberta,Canada]
A Belgian commando inspects his rifle with sniper ‘scope in a village at the foot of Mt Camino, 6 February 1944
Private J Donald, a sniper with ‘C’ Company, 4th King’s Own Scottish Borderers, Holland, 11 December 1944
A sniper from the Seaforth Highlanders takes aim from behind a carrier as 15th (Scottish) Division troops deal with Germanicon resistance in Uelzen, 16 April 1945
A British sniper takes aim through the telescopic sights of his rifle on the range at a sniper training school in France, 27 July 1944
warp drive post from over a year ago goes viral:
A few months ago, physicist Harold White stunned the aeronautics world when he announced that he and his team at NASA had begun work on the development of a faster-than-light warp drive. His proposed design, an ingenious re-imagining of an Alcubierre Drive, may eventually result in an engine that can transport a spacecraft to the nearest star in a matter of weeks — and all without violating Einstein’s law of relativity.