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Cameroun – Lutte contre Boko Haram : cinq corps d’islamistes retrouvés après une attaque dans l’Extrême-Nord

The death on this day 13th March,1842, of the English army officer Henry Shrapnel. He invented the shrapnel shell which is named after him. The shell was a hollow cannon ball filled with shot which burst in mid-air and was used as an anti-personal weapon

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Panther 36F-505 2015. French Marine Nationale Eurocopter Panther II 36F: FLIR sensor ball can be clearly seen.

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Getty Gillies was the first pilot to qualify for the Women’s Auxilary Ferrying Squadron. In early March 1943 Gillies became the first woman to fly the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt when she was checked out on the aircraft at Wilmington, Delaware. Since the P-47 was a single seat aircraft, her first flight was also her first solo flight.

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