Apropos of Nothing – 7 June 2021
The US Navy, with the help of Aussie Ambassador Arthur Sinodinos, christened its 2nd ship named the USS Canberra yesterday. Yes, it’s in honour of our country’s close ties. But the story starts in WWII when the HMAS Canberra sank while defending our American allies in the Pacific, taking 193 souls with her.
A “hero rat” named Magawa is retiring. He’s been busy sniffing out explosives in Cambodia for the last 5 years, finding 71 landmines and 38 items of unexploded ordnance. Give that rodent a lifetime supply of cheese…
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