The unfortunate career of L. Ron Hubbard

Most people will associate the name of   L. Ron Hubbard with the Church of Scientology and his work as an author of science fiction books. Although one may not fully understand the concept of the Church of Scientology or agree with its teachings, you would have to agree it is a successful venture, and theContinue reading “The unfortunate career of L. Ron Hubbard”

Japanese attack on Fort Stevens-Oregon.

After the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7 1941, there was a fear that Japan had plans to invade the US. This never happened, although there had been a few attacks on American soil by Japan, these did very little damage. The only military base ever to be attacked by Japan was Forts Stevens on theContinue reading “Japanese attack on Fort Stevens-Oregon.”

The Japanese attack on Bly, Oregon. USA

A fire balloon , or Fu-Go was a weapon launched by Japan during World War II. A hydrogen balloon with a load varying from a 15 kg (33 lb) antipersonnel bomb to one 12-kilogram (26 lb) incendiary bomb and four 5 kg (11 lb) incendiary devices attached, it was designed as a cheap weapon intended to make use of theContinue reading “The Japanese attack on Bly, Oregon. USA”