23 Ekim 2017 Pazartesi

Kalashnikov Inventor of AK-47

Mikhail Kalashnikov Inventor of AK-47

Russian general, invertor and military engineer most famous for developing AK-47 assault rifle and its improvements, the AKM and AK-74, as well as the PK machine gun and RPK light machine gun.

Soviet general whose design for a cheap and reliable assault rifle transformed the nature of conflict round the world.

Kalashnikov was, according to himself, a self-taught tinkerer who combined innate mechanical skills with the study of weaponry to design arms that achieved battlefield ubiquity.

Even though Kalashnikov felt sorrow at the weapons' uncontrolled distribution, he took pride in his inventions and in their reputation for reliability, emphasizing that his rifle is "a weapon of defense" and "not a weapon for offense".

Kalashnikov was born in Kurya, Altai Governorate, Russian SFSR, now Altai Krai, Russia, as the seventeenth child of the 19 children of Aleksandra Frolovna Kalashnikova (née Kaverina) and Timofey Aleksandrovich Kalashnikov, who were peasants.

After a prolonged illness Kalashnikov was hospitalized on 17 November 2013, in an Udmurtian medical facility in Izhevsk, the capital of Udmurtia and where he lived. He died 23 December 2013, at age 94 from gastric hemorrhage.

In January 2014 a letter that Kalashnikov wrote six months before his death to the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, was published by the Russian daily newspaper Izvestia. In the letter he stated that he was suffering "spiritual pain" about whether he was responsible for the deaths caused by the weapons he created.Translated from the published letter he states, "I keep having the same unsolved question: if my rifle claimed people's lives, then can it be that I... a Christian and an Orthodox believer, was to blame for their deaths?"

The patriarch wrote back, thanked Kalashnikov, and said that he "was an example of patriotism and a correct attitude toward the country". Kirill added about the design responsibility for the deaths by the rifle, "the church has a well-defined position when the weapon is defense of the Motherland, the Church supports its creators and the military, which use it."
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13 Ekim 2017 Cuma

Human Chess in Petersburg

Human Chess St. Petersburg


Human chess in 1924 St. Petersburg.

Human chess is a form of chess in which people take the place of pieces. Human chess is typically played outdoors, either on a large chessboard or on the ground, and is often played at Renaissance fairs. Many human chess games are choreographed stage shows performed by actors trained in stage combat. When this is the case, piece captures are represented by choreographed fights that determine whether the piece is actually taken or not. Alternatively, the pieces may spar, following rules similar to those used by the Society for Creative Anachronism.

A costumed human chess game has been staged every two years on the second week in September in the Italian city of Marostica, near Venice since 1923. The game commemorates a legendary chess game played in 1454 by two young knights in order to settle which of them would court the lady that both had fallen in love with.


12 Ekim 2017 Perşembe

Kahramanların Ölümü

Kahramanlar Can Verir
Araz Elses'in sesinden Kahramanların Ölümü şiiri videosu aşağıdadır.




(Şehit Tayyareci Kurmay Yüzbaşı İsmail Kâmi'nin büyük hâtırasına)

Son zamanlarda birçok yerde gördüğümüz "Kahramanlar can verir, yurdu yaşatmak için" sözünün nereden geldiğini biliyor muyuz?

25 Ağustos 1931 Salı sabahı yapmakta olduğu tekamül uçuşları esnasında geçirdiği bir kaza neticesinde tayyaresiyle beraber sukut ederek şehit olan Yüzbaşı İsmail Kâmi için Nihal Atsız," Kahramanların Ölümü " isimli şiiri kaleme almıştır.

Peki Yüzbaşı İsmail Kami kimdir?

Sicil bilgileri.(2)

Adı soyadı : Hv.Plt.Kur.Yzb.İsmail Kâmi
Baba adı   : Mehmet
Ana adı    :
Doğum yeri ve tarihi : İstanbul-1898
Şehadet yeri ve Tarihi : Eskişehir, 25.8.1931
Son görev yeri : Eskişehir Hava Ok.K.lığı
Sicil No : 1916-250
Medeni hali : Evli 1 çocuk.
Eş ve cocuklarının adı : Saffet-İlhan
Gömülü olduğu yer : Eskişehir Hava Şehitliği.


Kahramanların Ölümü

Gerilir zorlu bir yay
Oku fırlatmak için;

Gece gökte doğar ay
Yükselip batmak için.

Mecnûn inler, kanını
Leylâ'ya katmak için.

Cilve yapar sevgili
Gönül kanatmak için.

Şair neden gam çeker?
Şiir yaratmak için.

Dağda niçin bağrılır?
Feleğe çatmak için.

Açılır tatlı güller
Arılar tatmak için.

Göğse çiçek takılır
Solunca atmak için.

Tanrı kızlar yaratmış
Erlere satmak için.

İnsan büyür beşikte
Mezarda yatmak için.

Ve........................
Kahramanlar can verir
Yurdu yaşatmak için... 1931

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