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In the early hours of September 1, 1983, Major Gennady Osipovich in a Su-15 missile equipped jet fighter of the Soviet air force took off from Dolinsk-Sokol Airfield on the island of Sakhalin to fly into history and into infamy and to intercept an unidentified aircraft that had penetrated Soviet air space. His unnamed partner was flying a MiG 23.
The unidentified aircraft was a KAL South Korean airline Boeing 747 – 200B flight KE007 from New York to Seoul via…Continue
My friend Amanda wrote today,her young son, Alfredo, ran away,to join the brothers in the cause,to fight against oppressive laws. Blessed by the priest of San Miguel,he carried a gun at the Angeles bell.To the jungle green he slipped away,in the…Continue
Hyde Park, waiting for a friend,on a cool, late autumn afternoon.The park is teeming with activity.An unkempt itinerant evangelistharangues the bemused walkers. "Face the eternity of the damned,"he boomed, "or repent, be saved.”His pamphlets…Continue
I wrote the much shorter original version of ‘Enchanted Studio’ in Paris some years ago. Over the intervening years it has grown, became more focused and, of course, more and more self-revealing. The first post second millennium reading, at…Continue