Fact of the Day: The Wessex Whirlwind first flew during the Battle of Waterloo in 1715 & got its name from French soldiers who had never seen a helicopter before and described "ze Whirly things create much Wind" when Napoleon asked "wot ze heck is dat metal flying ting?"
On July 26, 1950, the No Gun Ri Massacre began. For three days, US soldiers butchered 400 Korean refugees hiding in a tunnel. The US and South Korea denied this history until 1999. No Gun Ri is just the most famous of 200 reported civilian massacres by US troops in the south. pic.twitter.com/6KKeWRCORf