‘proud To Serve My God And Country’ – Opinion – The Evening Tribune – Hornell, Ny

Around midnight, We boarded the C-47 with a little help up the steps to our seats and the take-off. The flight at about 5,000 feet took almost four hours on metal folding benches as comfortable as concrete footlockers. Men were mostly quiet with some occasionally humming the paratrooper anthem Gory, gory what a hell of a way to die, the traditional gallows-humor combat veterans use when confronted with potential mortality. The pilot eventually toggled on the green light indicating the approaching drop zone. The jump master shouted STAND UP over the unmuffled roar of the huge twin Wright R-1820 nine-cylinder radial engines.
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Lansky Sharpeners Partners with World-Renowned Knifemaker Mikkel Willumsen

They take a moment to appreciate them. We want the space to reflect that. You carry a great range of products, from tableware and wooden rocking horses to scissors and jewelry.
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Meet The Shopkeeper Of The New Craftsmen, The Real British Souvenir Shop – Forbes

Some item for sale. Photo by Pavia Rosati.

Mikkel Willumsen has gained attention worldwide for his innovative and gritty tactical designs which he calls Urban Tactical. Based in a repurposed factory in Copenhagen, Denmark, Mikkel has been designing and producing custom-made knives for over 10 years. Specializing in high-quality custom folders, fixed blades and balisongs, Mikkels designs are influenced by classical knives combined with his modern spin on tactical. By bringing his talents and experience to Lansky customers can expect the high-quality functionality and modern aesthetics that define his work, combined with Lansky Sharpeners unwavering dedication to quality. We are ecstatic to be working with Mikkel, said Lansky Sharpeners CEO Chris Fire. Mikkels designs are not only unique, but also redefine the acceptable uses of simple folding knives.
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