“During the Cold War, the C.I.A. Secretly Plucked a Soviet Submarine From the Ocean Floor Using a Giant Claw”

Interesting “cloak and dagger” story from the Cold War era.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/during-cold-war-ci-secretly-plucked-soviet-submarine-ocean-floor-using-giant-claw-180972154/

“Hitler Was Incompetent and Lazy—and His Nazi Government Was an Absolute Clown Show | Opinion”

Certainly not the first deeply incompetent individual who managed to get an organization behind their goals in a big way.

https://www.newsweek.com/hitler-incompetent-lazy-nazi-government-clown-show-opinion-1408136

William George Walsh Pethybridge’s military records while serving with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War

The synopsis page for the Canadian Expeditionary Force’s records for my wife’s grandfather and our son’s great grandfather. The site also provides access to the complete military records for essentially everyone who served in the Canadian forces during World War I (see second link below).

http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=572997

See http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/personnel-records.aspx for more information.