AwE130 Miscellaneous Clippings
Unknown hairy creatures Malaysia
2 January 1954, New primate or humans?
In northern Malacca, in the state of Perak, unknown hairy creatures, half-human-half-monkey-like, have been observed. They are likely to have been driven out of their habitation (jungle) by floods, thus the vice-director of the Malacca radio service, Beamish, declared for the radio.
Open land discovered South Pole
21 January 1956, Small ice-free oases In the "white hell".
French and Germans: The French will also contribute to South Pole research in the International Geophysical Year. The French have given the antarctic regions formal status! In fact, at the beginning of August, the French National Assembly approved a bill on the inclusion of the French territories in the South Pacific and the South Pole as a self-governing area in the French Union.
New land discovered Antarctica
4 April 1939, 600,000 square kilometers of land.
A photo of the airoplane BOREAS aboard the Schwabenland with which, the explorer and pilot, Captain Ritseher made a trip to the mainland of the South Pole. More than 600,000 square kilometers of land was discovered of which 350,000 were mapped through aerial photographs.
Flying Platform UK
23 February 1931, Can develop a speed of 320 KM.
LONDON. Feb. 22 - It is reported that British military pilots have just ended their secret test flights with a new type of single-biplane that can cause a complete turnaround in the combat aircrafts. The aircraft is a kind of flying platform and can develop a speed of 320 KM. per hour. Six machine guns are set up on this platform, which can be operated simultaneously by the pilot and aimed at a point. The machine can reach a height of around 8000 meters and can carry four more 20-pound bombs. (Reuter).
rare phenomenon of Germany
21 July 1785, Remarkable phenomenon.
ALTONA on July 15. between five and six o'clock, we had in our Neighborhood the rare phenomenon of a famous Water-swirl. Near the Bannershof a Cloud descended, in the shape of a pointy bag, turning, down into the Elbe, twisting and turning, carrying a massive mass of water up into the sky. At a little distance, a second Cloud collapsed in the Elbe; swung back and forth ten or twelve times, and produced a pit in the Water, that one was almost able to see the bottom of the River.
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