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Germ HWSTR-1 - History

Germ HWSTR-1 - History

GermThat from which anything springs or starts.(HwStr: l. 60& 39;; b. 9& 39;; dr. 2& 39;; s. 9 k.)Germ, a small. experimental steamer, was built privately at Gosport Navy Yard in 1841, apparently through the cooperation and assistance of the Navy Department. Designed to illustrate Lt. William W. Hunter& 39;s idea ofpropelling a ship by submerged horizontal paddle wheels, she made a trial trip around Norfolk harbor in March 1841.

Black Repartition

Black Repartition

Black Repartition

Representation of a Togolese village at the Colonial Exhibition

Representation of a Togolese village at the Colonial Exhibition

Close Title: Scene of daily life in a village in Central Africa Author: HERVIAULT André (1884 - 1969) Date shown: Dimensions: Height 44 - Width 80 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Sketch for a painted panel of the Pavilion Social works depending on the flag of Togo Cameroon, Colonial Exhibition of 1931.

US Army Rangers 1989-2015, Leigh Neville

US Army Rangers 1989-2015, Leigh Neville

US Army Rangers 1989-2015, Leigh NevilleUS Army Rangers 1989-2015, Leigh NevilleElite 212The current incarnation of the US Army Rangers was formed in 1986, when the 75th Infantry Regiment (Ranger) became the 75th Ranger Regiment, although much of the Ranger framework was already in place. The famous Second World War rangers were disbanded after the war.

The aftermath of the battle of Gettysburg: 7th July

The aftermath of the battle of Gettysburg: 7th July

Map taken from Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: III: Retreat from Gettysburg, p.381 Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, Allen C. Guelzo .An excellent account of the Gettysburg campaign, illustrated by a splendid selection of eyewitness accounts. Focuses on the actions of individual commanders, from Meade and Lee down to regimental commanders, with a focus on the corps commanders and their activities and attitudes.

Fairey Firefly I from behind-right

Fairey Firefly I from behind-right

Fairey Firefly I from behind-right This view of the Fairey Firefly I from below and the right shows the dihedral on the wings and gives a glimpse of the second cockpit, just about the RAF roundel.