Log Book for E Griffin - March-April 1943 Here we see a record of E. Griffin& 39;s five flights in March-April 1943, which include flights to and from Lyneham (Wiltshire) and three test flights at LynehamMany thanks to Ken Brewer for sending us this logbook.How to cite this article:Rickard, J (27 February 2021), Log Book for E Griffin - March-April 1943 , http://www.
1. The “S” in Grant’s name didn’t stand for anything.Although he was always known as “Ulysses” during his youth in Ohio, Grant’s given name was actually Hiram Ulysses Grant. His phantom middle initial is the result of an error from Ohio Congressman Thomas Hamer, who accidentally wrote the future general’s name as “Ulysses S.
There is the real story of Rennes-le-Château, which fits on a postage stamp, and its dream story, which fills entire libraries. Rehashed for decades, the latter does not require a long presentation: which, among history lovers, has never heard of the extraordinary discovery attributed to Father Bérenger Saunière (1852-1917), parish priest of this locality from 1885 to 1909?
Perhaps the best-known figure from the American Revolutionary era who wasn’t a president, general or statesman, Betsy Ross (1752-1836) became a patriotic icon in the late 19th century when stories surfaced that she had sewn the first “stars and stripes” U.S. flag in 1776. Though that story is likely apocryphal, Ross is known to have sewn flags during the Revolutionary War.