Wed, Mar 12, 2008
Scouring the information super airways can sometimes be a tough,
if educational, task for the Aero-News staff... but it also allows
us to check out some truly neat and exciting sites, so it's not
that bad a gig. On any given day, we may check dozens (and often
hundreds) of different sources for story ideas, and facts
confirmation. And, as is the nature of our business, much of this
is done on the Internet.
The ANN gang decided we probably shouldn't keep some of the neat
sites, info resources, and organizations we've discovered to
ourselves... so we decided to bring you Aero-Linx. These are the
sites that WE check out -- when we need added perspective, a new
spin on a day's topic... or just want to escape into
cyber-aero-space for awhile.
Look for some of our favorite sites, coming each day to ANN via
Aero-Linx. Suggestions for future Aero-Linx segments
are always welcome, as well.
Regardless of your age, or your interest in World War II, a
visit to Pearl Harbor Hawaii is an extremely emotional experience.
There are many war memorials across America, but there's something
truly different here. At 7:55 on the sunny morning of Sunday,
December 7, 1941, 183 Japanese warplanes swooped out of a cloudless
sky and demolished the US Pacific fleet docked at Pearl Harbor. It
was this single catastrophic event, not the invasion of Poland, the
Battle of Britain or the persecution of the Jews, that finally
dragged the United States into World War II.
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