>> she didn't know their radio frequencies and wasn't sure her old Lorenz headset could pick them up if she did.
>I wonder how common a name Lorenz is for inventing things. It's a
>completely different field, but the only place I was aware of it prior
>was the Lorenz rifle popular a hundred years prior during the Civil
I think it's a fairly common Germanic surname. In this case it refers to the Carl Lorenz AG electronics company, which made a lot of the radio gear used by Germany in WWII. (No relation to the Austrian inventor of the Lorenz rifle, as far as I am aware, nor of the American mathematician who invented the Lorenz equations.)
>> Eila had just enough time to register its teardrop shape, its stubby fins, and realize that it was an aerial bomb, of the kind that would normally be slung under a conventional aircraft's wing.
>I can't imagine that was fun to carry for however long she did.
No, no it was not; but then, very little about Colonel Yegorova's duties of late can honestly be described as "fun".
>You have to feel bad for very small or very tall Witches visiting
>other airfields unexpectedly where they may not have footwear in the
Well, that's the beauty of valenki: they're either very forgiving of sizing discrepancies, or just don't really fit anyone very well, depending on how generous you want to be about it. :)
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