The Archduke Franz Ferdinand has been shot and killed! 100 years ago today
Boy that Archduke sure liked shooting stuff. Killed 300,000 critters, hunting. Almost ironic that he'd go out that way instead of choling on a fish bone or from nose cancer or what not. Got his Hapsburg lip caught in a laundry wringer.
What a wanker. Not because he liked shooting. Who doesn't? It's just the WAY he did it.
The Sopwith Camel, the Hawker Hurricane, and the Harrier jump jet - What are airplanes from the company founded by Sir Thomas Sopwith. If you are a military aviation nerd, you will love this in-depth article at The Register.
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