On December 10, 1520, Martin Luther publicly burned the papal edict demanding that he recant or face excommunication.
On this day in 1942, my great uncle Lt. Robert I. Kinsella was killed when his B-24 bomber (part of the 90th Bombardment Group, Heavy, 320th Bomber Squadron), flying from the Iron Range Airfield in Northern Queensland, Australia mysteriously went down in the South Pacific.
Palmetto State Armory (one of our affiliate advertisers) is continuing their big 15 Days of Christmas sale. One of the specials they are offering is their PSA 16″ 5.56 NATO 1:7 Midlength Nitride 13.5″ Lightweight M-Lok MOE EPT Rifle Kit w/ MBUS Sight Set. This quality rifle build kit includes all the parts that you’ll need to assemble a nice AR, except a lower receiver (available separately, in 80% form), and a magazine. These build kits are sale-priced at just $399.99. To find them, just type “5165447638” into their site search box.