Saturday, August 28, 2021
Bagpiper leads 7th Seaforth Highlanders 15th (Scottish) Division June 26, 1944. Wikipedia (altered)
Welcome back to The Armadillo Files. For the moment we’re still on the Jupiter AM-18 rocket in 1959. Better hang on tight. The ride is about to get bumpy.
First, here are a couple of historic tidbits. If the image above is unexpected, that will be cleared up in a moment. I mentioned last week that the bagpipes would be back. That “random reader thing” led me to fictionalize a real life person. He might be back as a minor character in future episodes… Only the things know for sure. The person is Daniel Laidlaw, a piper recognized for his heroics in World War I.
For a little while longer, the Jupiter AM-18 rocket is still in 1959. As you’ll recall, last time a strange vessel connected to…
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