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The 'Caspian Sea Monster' rises from the grave

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Beached on the western shores of the Caspian Sea, it looks like a colossal aquatic beast -- a bizarre creation more at home in the deep than above the waves. It certainly doesn't look like something that could ever fly. But fly it did -- albeit a long time ago. After lying dormant for more than three decades, the Caspian Sea Monster has been on the move again. One of the most eye-catching flying machines ever built, it's completing what could be its final journey. In July of this year… (www.cnn.com) Mais...

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patpylot
patrick baker 4
this behemouth was striking and imposing in its day, flying just off the surface of a body of water. Imagine the Marines having dozens of them assaulting some shore somewhere. The fear factor would be terriffic. I recall seeing video of this thing and remember the consternation it caused in me as i imagined what the russians might do with lots of these against our troops some where. Then as now i remember the russians operate with a heightened sense of bluster nearly all the time. Not always though...

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