It's a rare occurrence to have such nice weather in Finland at this time of the year. The moment was perfect for me and my eveready assistant Aatu a.k.a. Adolf to hit the tarmac and head out to our summer lodge to capture the sounds of nature during the weekend.
Just stalking some pinecones in their natural habitat.
This week a US spy plane was shot down over Russia, 4 students were shot dead at Kent State University and Alan Shepard became the first American in space.
This week saw Truman standing up to Molotov, the Geneva Conference, and the end of president Daoud in Afghanistan
This week saw Bernard Baruch coining the phrase "Cold War", the Bay of Pigs Invasion, and a Korean Airliner shot down over Soviet airspace
This week saw United States secretary George Schultz accusing the Soviet Union of spy activity, MacArthur being relieved of command, and the Soviet Union admitting to be the cause of the Katyn Massacre
The DM51 is an offensive/defensive hand grenade of German origin. It was developed in the 1970's to replace all grenades in German service with a single type. This is achieved by a removable fragmentation jacket which turns the defensive grenade into an offensive grenade.
The Hovea is similar to the Swedish K, or M/45 Carl Gustav, but the Danes made numerous changes in balancing and ergonomic as well as lowering the fire rate slightly to improve handling. It's known for its ease of use, ruggedness and high precision.