"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Blaze of gunfire
Friday, February 26, 2016
Friday Films: "Rigging: Use and Care of Fiber Rope" (1944) and "Synthetic Line Snap Back"
Hey, I was a deck division officer back in the day - on an ammo ship. Here's a 1944 film about an important aspect of the job:
Predates synthetic line which has its own hazards: