Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21 was a domestic scheduled flight from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada via Prince George, Fort St. John, Fort Nelson and Watson Lake on Thursday, July 8, 1965. The Douglas DC-6 plane crashed near 100 Mile House, British Columbia, taking the lives of all 52 aboard. An inquest determined that the explosion was the result of a bom...
This is a bizarre tale of a massive taxpayer-funded international airport which was plowed under in a mere 20 years after it opened. It is perfect example of politics gone wrong, and incredible levels of wasteful spending.
Greater Southwest International Airport (GSW), Forth Worth, TX
The vast majority of the millions of airline passengers who pass through the present-day ...
Fort Battleford was the sixth North-West Mounted Police fort to be established in the North-West Territories of Canada, and played a central role in the events of the North-West Rebellion / Resistance of 1885. It was there that Chief Poundmaker was arrested, and that six Cree and two Stoney men were hanged for their participation in the Frog Lake massacre and other killings.
A Buffalo from the Canadian Air Force at the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
The de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo is a short take off and landing (STOL) cargo aircraft, a turboprop conversion of their earlier piston-powered DHC-4 Caribou. The aircraft has legendary STOL performance, able to take off in distances much shorter than even light aircraft. de Havilland Ca...
The current Fort Moltrie is the third fort at this location. It is a brick fort built in 1809. It was modernized in the 1870s, with rifled cannon and concrete bunkers. Additional modernization in the 1880s turned all of Sullivan's Island into a military complex, of which the old fort was just a part.
Fort Michilimackinac was built by the French on the south shore of the Straits of Mackinac in 1715 as a stretegically located fortified trading post. The fort was not built primarily as a military facility but as a link in the French trade system, which extended from Montreal through the Great Lakes region and northwest to Lake Winnipeg and beyond.
In 1761 the French relinquish...
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