Military History

The Zielgerät 1229: Nazi Night Vision

Night vision is incredibly valuable in modern warfare. As the name implies, it enables soldiers to see very clearly after dark without revealing their position. This provides a great advantage over anyone who doesn't have night vision. You can see them, but they can't see you - except, perhaps, when your muzzle flashes. In 1935, Allgemeine… Continue reading The Zielgerät 1229: Nazi Night Vision

Analysis

The Serenity Of Mary. Plein Air Painting At Fatima.

A year or so ago, my family and I took a day trip to Fatima Shrine in Lewiston, near Niagara Falls New York. I had gone there with them when I was a small child, and of course memories tend to fade from you. I had gotten up that morning to do some painting down… Continue reading The Serenity Of Mary. Plein Air Painting At Fatima.

Analysis

What To Do With Despair? Life Among The Ruins.

As Christians we live in quite desperate and precarious times in the West. The great historical (and current) persecutions of Christianity throughout the ages it seems is no match for the conquer dressed in humanitarian clothing known as secular, post-enlightenment liberalism. Where the soviet gulags failed to break the strength and determination of both Orthodox… Continue reading What To Do With Despair? Life Among The Ruins.