Tag: submarine

Shock as it is revealed the bolts of the reactor on a British nuclear submarine were fixed with superglue

The Royal Navy ordered a thorough investigation after it emerged that during repairs to the nuclear submarine Trident, broken bolts on the nuclear reactor cooling pipes were ‘fixed’ with superglue instead of being replaced. It was discovered by accident only after one of the damaged bolts fell off during an inspection aboard the 16,000-ton submarine HMS Vanguard.

U-Boat Commander Extraordinary

Exactly one month after Britain’s declaration of war on the German Reich (September 3, 1939) a U-boot skipper’s audacious opportunism sent the first of five of Britain’s battleships and battlecruisers to the bottom of Scapa Flow. Situated on Scotland’s stormy west coast this fortress harbour served as an English lair from which Royal Navy ships ambushed German shipping navigating the North Sea.

Inglorious End for a Mass Killer

There was an ominous feeling in the air as the old German passenger liner Steuben slipped her moorings under dark clouds and set off across a slate-grey Baltic Sea. Crowded onto the ship were 5,200 German refugees and wounded soldiers. Everyone on board was attempting to escape the fast-approaching American-armed Red Army that threatened destruction, rape and death.

Pearl Harbour Think 9/11 and other Black Flags to Lure a War

On December 8 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked, Republican Congressman (R-N.Y.) Hamilton Fish made his maiden speech to the U.S. Congress. In it, he asked for the United States Declaration of War against Japan. Of the speech, he was later to say: ‘I am ashamed of that speech today, as I know now about President Roosevelt’s infamous war ultimatum that forced Japan’s leaders to fight.’