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JohnCoker

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I just picked up "Chemistry for Dummies" since it's an area I never had much knowledge about.
 

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"Midway - The Battle that doomed Japan" by Mitsuo Fuchida and Masatake Okumiya.

Translated from japanese....after watching the movie, and reading Walter Lord's book, thought I'd read something from the Japanese perspective by the pilot that led the raid on Pearl harbor and survived Midway.<snip>
I recently read "Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway", and thought it was excellent - written decades after Fuchida's book, the author refutes some of Fuchida's claims, with solid research to back it up. I'd highly recommend that as a follow-up read. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34658.Shattered_Sword
 

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Yet another rant... An object in orbit is NOT in aerodynamic flight. If you hit it, or blow it up, the pieces pretty much stay in orbit. It does NOT fall out of orbit like an airplane crashing.
Actually they DO "fall" out of orbit. Just extremely slow (at first). But yes, not as fast as an airplane.
 

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