Britain's Armed Forces Today 4: Royal Air Force Germany by Paul A. Jackson

By Paul A. Jackson

Britain's military at the present time four: Royal Air strength Germany КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: Britain's military at the present time four: Royal Air strength GermanyАвтор: Paul A. JacksonИздательство: Ian Allan LtdISBN: 0711015791Год: 1986Страниц: 52Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 73.17МБЯзык: английскийRAF Germany: heritage and heritage, functionality, enterprise, weaponry, operations.Скачать: DepositfilesUploading zero

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Literary sou rces tell us that at this stage there was only one oarsman per oar, and that Phoenician vessels were higher than Greek ones, and carried more marines. This implies that Greek vessels did not have the raised deck of their Phoenician counterparts though some reconstructions show this feature. a single bank. There were also triaconters, of 30 oars. Homeric ships had as few as 20. ' Transports sometimes mounted two or, more rarely, three masts with a single yard and sail on each. Warships lowered their mast and sail before going into action.

Any blue ship turning to aid its sister will expose its own vulnerable side to succeeding red ships. , the shell, of caryel-built planks was constructed first as a rigid monocoque structure and the ribs inserted later. beam) that the rowers were expected to throw javelins and sling stones from a sitting position, and later we are told of an admiral who got over a harbour boom by moving his marines aft, thus raising the bows out of the water! The parab/emata (leather screens) are for the protection of the rowers against javelins and 48ft Miltiades prosecuted by political opponents at Athens have considered that his channel through the Athos peninsula eliininated the main hazard of this route.

It may be said that a war galley so constructed was less a ship with a ram mounted than a ship mounted on a ram. Battle of Salamis 480 BC + 32 Persians Fleets Phoenicia 100-1 20 Athens 150 Egypt 75-90 Aegina 30 Ionian Greeks 100 Megara 20 Cyprus 50 Corinth 40 Lycia 20 Peloponnese 50 Caria 25 Others 20 Cilicia 30 Others 50 1 The Greek High Command sends a false message to Xerxes that the Greek fleet intends to flee to the Isthmus of Corinth and join the army. Believing this, Xerxes sends his Egyptian squadron to block the Megarian channel (A) and puts his fleet on either side ot Psyttaleia to await the attempted Greek escape.

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