Fixed-wing aircraft were used to observe enemy movements, strafe ground troops, and for aerial combat. As outlandish as it may seem, like everything in the strip, there is a loneliness at its heart. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Luke is credited with destroying 14 balloons and four airplanes, a total of 18 aerial victories; he ranks second for the number of victories credited to United States Army Air Service pilots during WWI after Eddie Rickenbacker, credited with 26 victories. Hammer was dark and haunted by the war with no nemesis or arch-enemy. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! While the Hellfighters may have been excellent soldiers, they were assaulted by civilians during basic training and treated brutally by their superiors and fellow American troops in Europe during the war.
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But on the topic of gender politics, today's Alex got a good laugh. Note to eligible voters: You blew it, Olive. Lucy was a wide-eyed, cute little Cloudcuckoolander , who appeared to be toddler-aged, almost nothing like her later bossy, crabby, mean self. Other Soviet characters include a pair of cosmonaut seals who arrive at the swamp in via Sputnik , initiating a topical spoof of the Space Race. In one storyline, Linus is running for class president with Charlie Brown as his running mate.
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Bottom row, L to R: Perhaps the second best-known Walt Kelly quotation is one of Porky Pine's philosophical observations: We'll never see anything like Pogo again in the funnies, I'm afraid. Some were truly prophetic as the messages and issues Clay put forth began to hit us full force nearly a decade or more later, while others capture a moment in time, a way of thinking, a burst of lunacy that typify a uniquely American way of being.
Description: Set in prehistoric times, it features a group of cavemen and anthropomorphic animals from various geologic eras. This article may be written from a fan's point of view , rather than a neutral point of view. As for the arrow in the FedEx logo, I'm perfectly willing to believe that, once he saw it, the designer emphasized and exploited it, but my guess is that he was goofing with typefaces when it fell into his lap. I make the world better!