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by rationtin440
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Books, movies, articles
Replies: 31
Views: 1825

Re: Books, movies, articles

jfko6 and Steph, have you guys ever gone to check out cold war sites in the areas where you live, such as former AT&T comms bunkers or abandoned USAF sites? There are several places around where I live that are full of cold war history; an Air Force command post bunker that's now a college records s...
by rationtin440
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Military Videos
Topic: Reccomend some civil war movies?
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Reccomend some civil war movies?

I recently watched the movie "Dead Birds" although it took place during the civil war, nothing about it was remotely accurate.
by rationtin440
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Books, movies, articles
Replies: 31
Views: 1825

Re: Books, movies, articles

Hey Steph1997 I'm not sure how much interest there is on the subject, but I just finished reading a rather interesting book by Annie Jacobsen called "Phenomena" which details the history of the government's research in ESP and psychokinesis during the cold war, including military applications. Needl...
by rationtin440
Thu May 28, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: MCW at Bastogne Nuts weekend 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3340

Re: MCW at Bastogne Nuts weekend 2019

My apologies for the mis-understanding, I was asking if it was real or simulated but when you said you had no idea, I mis-understood and thought you had no idea what Zimmerit was.
by rationtin440
Wed May 27, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Books, movies, articles
Replies: 31
Views: 1825

Re: Books, movies, articles

Sounds like a good movie Steph. And I'm guessing considerably more accurate than the last two WW2 related movies I've recently watched; "The Keep" and "The Philadelphia Experiment."
by rationtin440
Wed May 27, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: MCW at Bastogne Nuts weekend 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3340

Re: MCW at Bastogne Nuts weekend 2019

Zimmerit was a paste that the German army applied to tanks during WW2 to prevent magnetic anti-tank mines from sticking to the tank. Photos of tanks from then usually show it as a plaster-like coating.
by rationtin440
Sat May 23, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Watch Caps
Replies: 22
Views: 5299

Re: Watch Caps

Awesome pic Dave! and let me guess, you bought that weapon at a Walmart in Massachusetts? lol :lol: just kidding! I gotta rail on or laugh at gun laws when I can. actually it looks a bit like what I was issued in Desert Shield----only mine was manufactured in the 1970s and came thoroughly coated ins...
by rationtin440
Sat May 23, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: MCW at Bastogne Nuts weekend 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3340

Re: MCW at Bastogne Nuts weekend 2019

Cool video housil! Just curious, did that panther tank have the zimmerit anti-magnetic mine paste application on the turret? It looks like it has it simulated.
by rationtin440
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: Thought this was pretty funny
Replies: 8
Views: 2766

Re: Thought this was pretty funny

Thank you Flange.
by rationtin440
Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: Thought this was pretty funny
Replies: 8
Views: 2766

Re: Thought this was pretty funny

My apologies Flange, I did not mean to imply that your post was in the wrong topic, but that mine was. I sometimes tend to wander with my posts.