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    Just The Ticket

    http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/cycling/a...deo-321867.php

    for those commutes thru combat zones (re: his comments about shrapnel)
    This is Africa, 1943. War spits out its violence overhead and the sandy graveyard swallows it up. Her name is King Nine, B-25, medium bomber, Twelfth Air Force. On a hot, still morning she took off from Tunisia to bomb the southern tip of Italy. An errant piece of flak tore a hole in a wing tank and, like a wounded bird, this is where she landed, not to return on this day, or any other day.

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