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Tagged: Soviet Union

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes   The Russian TU-144 jet, a.k.a. the Konkordski, was the Soviet version of the French/British Concorde. In Part One, Explosion of the TU-144, we looked at the apparent events at the 1973 Paris Air … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes In our last post, Explosion of the TU-144, we looked at the crash of the TU-144, a.k.a. the Konkordski, at the June 3, 1978 Paris Air Show, and we asked, “Why, on such an … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On a spring day in Paris on June 3, 1973, over 200,000 spectators at the Paris Air Show watched the new British/French Concorde Supersonic Transport perform a fly by followed by a fast, steep … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On a cold, January day in 1961, in a world chilled by the threat of nuclear Armageddon, I sat near a radio with my family and listened intently to the words of a man … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Stories and concerns are circulating about an escalated Russian military presence in Syria. Many of the stories focus on the fact that Russia has sent four Sukhoi SU-30SM fighter jets and eight military helicopters … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Independence Day was not the end of our fight for freedom, but only the beginning. Most of the men who signed our Declaration of Independence lost their fortunes and their lives in the fight. … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes In previous articles, we examined the intelligence failures around Operation Barbarossa, the 1941 German invasion of the USSR, from both the German and the Soviet points of view. An important side of the equation … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes In our last post, we discussed the intelligence lesson to be learned by Hitler’s choice to invade the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. On the other side, the Soviet Union’s reaction to that invasion … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes It has come to the attention of Bayard & Holmes that the Academy of Spiritual Unity and Cooperation of Peoples of the World (ASUCPW) nominated the Russian President, KGB officer Vladimir Putin, for the … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes Piper: Holmes has a long and involved past with Moammar Gadhafi (“Uncle Momo”) so these events in Libya are especially moving for him. It wasn’t a difficult decision for him to write this Dear John Letter … Read the rest


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