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Old 02-04-2016, 09:56 PM   #47
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The Taking of Flight 847..
1961 November 17 – Michael Rockefeller, son of New York Governor and later Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, disappears in the jungles of New Guinea..Stethem was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, but grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia and Waldorf, Maryland.. He was 1 of 4 children..His father, Richard Stethem, retired from the Navy as a Senior Chief after 20 years..His mother, Patricia, served in the Navy before raising her family, continuing to serve in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces afterwards..His brother, Chief Boatswain’s Mate Kenneth Stethem was a Navy SEAL and brother Diver First Class Patrick Stethem served in Underwater Construction Team One for 10 years – the same unit in which Robert served.. Stethem had one sister, Sheryl Sierralta..Stethem joined the Navy shortly after graduating, reporting for duty on May 4, 1981..The U.S. Federal Communications Commission announced that it had set aside the 40 MHz range of the radio spectrum for future use by cellular telephone systems, with each market to received 2 equal blocks, one of which would be granted to the local telephone service provider, and the other to the highest bidder..The number of available channels for communication had been 44 since 1946, and was increased to 666 by the ruling..Sultan Salman Al Saud of Saudi Arabia was on board as a payload specialist; Al Saud became the first Arab, the first Muslim, and the first member of a royal family to fly into space...

Melanesia is 1 of 3 major cultural areas in the Pacific Ocean..

On June 14, 1985, Stethem was returning from an assignment in Nea Makri, Greece aboard TWA Flight 847 when it was hijacked by members of the Lebanese pro-Iranian organization Hezbollah.. The hijackers held 39 people hostage for 17 days, demanding the release of 766 Lebanese and Palestinian prisoners held by Israel..When their demands were not met, Stethem, as a member of the US military, was targeted, beaten, and tortured..Finally, the hijackers shot him and dumped his body onto the tarmac at the Beirut airport..Later in the ordeal, a ground crew in Algiers refused to refuel the plane without payment despite the terrorists' threat to kill passengers..It occurred to Derickson to offer her Shell Oil credit card.. The ground crew charged about $5,500 for 6,000 gallons of fuel..Life was less than peaceful for Derickson after the hijacking ordeal ended..Unfounded reports, including some in the mainstream news media, that she had given the hijackers names of Jewish passengers on the flight, brought threats from extremist groups..She was survived by her son, Matthew, who resides in California and her mother in Nuremberg, Germany..Waterbury had a total population of 110,366, making it the 10th largest city in the New York Metropolitan Area, and the city's motto Quid Aere Perennius? which echoes the Latin of Horace's Ode 3.30..It was noted for the manufacture of watches and clocks..Waldorf in Charles County, Maryland, US.. Elevation 207 ft (63 m)..It is 23 miles (37 km) south-southeast of Washington, D.C..

Subsequently, Derickson testified as a prosecution witness at the trial of Mohammed Ali Hamadi, one of the hijackers convicted of murdering Stethem..Mohammed Ali Hammadi was paroled in December 2005 and returned to Lebanon..It is speculated that he was released in a prisoner swap in exchange for the release of Susanne Osthoff, who was kidnapped in Iraq one month earlier..Osthoff grew up in Grafing (Bavaria) with 2 brothers and 1 sister..Having finished school, she studied Near Eastern archaeology and Semitic languages at the Ludwig MaxiMilians University of Munich.. During the course of her studies, she visited Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Yemen to take part in excavations.. She was married to a Jordanian, with whom she has a daughter, and has converted to Islam..On November 25, Osthoff and her driver vanished en route from Baghdad to Arbil; shortly after, a DVD containing a video clip was given to the ARD office in Baghdad.. In the video, the 2 captives are shown surrounded by masked, armed men who read a statement demanding that the German government immediately cease all cooperation with the Iraqi government..Susanne Osthoff and her driver were freed from their captors on December 18, 2005..In an interview with Arabic news-channel Al-Jazeera on December 23, a mistake in translation by the DPA (German Press Agency) suggested that she wanted to return to Iraq to continue her projects..Two years after the TWA Flight 847 attack, Hammadi was arrested in Frankfurt, West Germany, in 1987 while attempting to smuggle liquid explosives..To non-Freemasons, the 47th Problem of Euclid may be somewhat mysterious..Post 34/46 = 17... mean, in a sense we're all vampires..We drain energy from other life forms..The difference is one of degree..I wouldn't be at all surprised if we're seeing a pattern here...

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