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    Re: Comments on the units
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2006 Apr 7, 23:30 -0400

    Which reminds me even more amazing story once told on this list,
    about a US pilot in Korean war, who could determine
    his coordinates with a reasonable precision just by looking at the stars
    and at his chronometer,
    without a sextant:-)
    
    On Fri, 7 Apr 2006, Ken Muldrew wrote:
    
    > Someone already mentioned the John Wayne movie
    > where he takes a sighting of the sun, looks at the sextant scale, and
    > promptly announces the latitude and longitude of the fix. The artillerists
    > could naturally perform similar feats of mental arithmetic!  ;-)
    
    
    

       
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