Battle Ships

  • Ship Structures

    Ship Design and Construction Written by an International Group of Authorities Thomas Lamb, Editor Volume II Y OF NA IET VA C O L CHITECT AR S & RINE E NG MA I The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers 601 Pavonia Avenue • Jersey City, NJ • 07306 THE ERS S NE • Published in 2004 by Copyright © 2004 The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. ISBN 0-939773-41-4 The opinions or assertions of the authors herein are not to be construed as official or

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  • Battle of Ia Drang

    Battle Analysis: Battle of Ia Drang Valley The “Battle of Ia Drang Valley” took place 14 November through 18 November 1965. The battle was one of the first major battles of the Vietnam War. The battles location took place in South Vietnam where the Drang River flows into Cambodia. (Historynet) Since the Vietnam War had started, this territory had never been occupied because the enemy, People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN), occupied much of the area. The battle waged on for five days between the

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  • Battle of Badr

    The Battle of Badr HIST-401 Done by: Eman Mohammed H00087043 CONTENT PAGE Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………….… 1 The Battle of Badr………………………………………………………………………………..1 Aspect of significance…………………………………………………………………….…….2 Profundity, quantity and Durability………………………………………………………3 Revealing and Resonance………………………………………………………………….…4 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………………………4 Bibliography ………………………………………………………………………………………..5

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  • Battle of Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga: And its effects of the United States Carina Alvarez HIST101 American history to 1877 Daniel Hicks 25 November 2012 The American Revolution was the war fighting for American independence in 1775. Within this war there were many smaller events that lead to the actual American independence in July 1776. Once the United States declared itself independent there was still a long way to go before other countries truly considered the United States to be its own Country

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  • Battle Ships

    submarines.[10] The contract to build the battleships was awarded to Armstrong Whitworth on 25 July 1911.[11] Almirante Latorre was officially ordered on 2 November 1911, and was laid down less than a month later on 27 November,[9][12] becoming the largest ship built by Armstrong at the time.[13] The New York Tribune reported on 2 November 1913 that Greece had reached an accord to purchase Almirante Latorre during a war scare with the Ottoman Empire,[14] but despite a developing sentiment within Chile to

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  • Battle of Hastings

    The Battle Of Hastings The Battle of Hastings was a historic event that occurred on October 14, 1066 during the Norman Conquest of England (Hollister, Stacey, Stacey 126) . The battle was between the Norman-French army that was led by Duke William II of Normandy and the English army under King Harold II because they both believed that they were to succeed King Edward, the late king (Esteves 5-9). The Battle of Hastings is significant because it led to changes in “English law, language, and culture

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  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain The Hollywood film I chose to study was the Battle of Britain, directed by Guy Hamilton. In 1940, the diabolical mind of Adolf Hitler was planning to bomb Britain into submission. There was only one problem, standing in between of Hitler’s warped ideas of “Fortress Europe” and Britain’s freedom was the Royal Air force. The R.A.F is a group of pilots who dedicated themselves to protecting Britain and facing the overwhelming number of enemy German planes. The Luftwaffe hesitated

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  • The Battle of Antietam

    Abstract The Battle of Antietam took place on 17 September 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland. The battle was fought between General Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and General McClellan’s Army of the Potomac. Although the battle lasted only 12 hours, it was a significant point of the American Civil War, as well as the deadliest day in history. Tactically the battle was considered a draw, but the North claimed strategic victory and President Lincoln published the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing

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  • Famine Ships

    Name Class Professor Date The Famine Ships: A Wing and a Prayer The Famine Ships is a book written by Edward Laxton about the Irish exodus from their ravished homeland. The focus on the book is describing what it was like to travel on these ships across the Atlantic Ocean while encountering storms, icebergs, disease, and starvation. The trips were often long and horrifying for the passengers, but they were forced to make the journey due to worsening conditions in Ireland at the time

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  • Battle of Saratoga

    The battle of Saratoga had three important results to it. There was how it lifted the Americans spirits after all their recent loses to the British. There is also how the Americans finally won against the British and got them to surrender. And most important how the Americans finally convinced the French to ally with them, because they showed the French that they could win. As it turns out, the Battle of Saratoga was the turning point in the Americans' War of Independence. Actually, there were

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  • Battle of Britain

    The Battle of Britain I. DEFINE THE SUBJECT The Battle of Britain began shortly after the fall of France was emanate and would eventually sign an armistice with Germany. This would allow Germany to focus squarely on Great Britain. In late May, 1941 Prime Minister Winston Churchill disregarded calls for peace talks with Hitler and said that Britain “would fight on” (“Churchill decides toll,” 2012). The Battle of Britain was during the time period of June, 1940 to May, 1941 with the heaviest

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  • The Battle of Algiers

    Review: The Battle of Algiers Gillo Pontecorvo was a director way ahead of his time. He directed two anti-colonialism in the 1960, when most of the movie-going audience was probably comfortably numb to the plight of the Third World. He created a film genre (anti-colonialism) that while at first controversial would eventually become a mainstream source for modern classics. He was one of the first directors to take on the challenging subjects of terrorism and torture, in an era where the preferred

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  • The Battle of Hastings

    The Battle of Hastings Angelina Minton Professor Chris Sisson – World Culture I June 2, 2013 Abstract The purpose of this paper is to imagine myself as a figure in the Bayeux Tapestry and to write a first- person account in a letter home describing this historical event. In this paper I have described the event in detail and have explained why it was justified for us to raise arms in battle. To My Loving Mother Herleva, Let me start by saying I miss and love you and the family. Things

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  • The Battle of Algiers

    Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers is a must see movie for all. From acting to directing to politics, the audience cannot help but appreciate the film and see all of its glory. But one cannot watch it without understanding and accepting the true meaning behind this film. It is the real deal about anti-colonialism and freedom. Pontecorvo sets it up as a documentary, not wanting to take any sides. The film is very straightforward and makes the viewer feel like they are really there by a lot of

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  • Battle

    + Drag mouse left or right Keyboard Alt + Right/Left Arrow Keys Keyboard Shortcuts Ctrl + Z Undo last action H Bring up the History dialog Getting Started The Tools General Tools History The Battle Realms™ WorldMaster features a Photoshop-like History feature, brought up with the H key or the Edit menu. This feature tracks every map change as a separate entry, allowing the user to undo and redo every action done during that program session.

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  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway John Hays ENG/102 November 10, 2013 Dr. Lisa Tilley The Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway was fought over land and at sea near the small United States Pacific base of Midway Island; this sea and air battle “represents the high water mark of Japan's Pacific Ocean war.” (Naval History and Heritage Command, 2010, p.1) Thus, prior to this battle, Japan’s Navy possessed sea and air superiority over the United States and could choose when and where to attack. “After

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  • Battle of Gettysburg

    BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG; A TURNING POINT IN WAR What comes to mind when you hear the words “The Battle of Gettysburg”? To me, I think of the event itself. The United States was two years into the Civil War, when the bloody battle in Pennsylvania broke out. General Lee, also known as the general of the Confederate army, plotted an attack at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The battle started on July 1st, 1863 and continued on for three straight days. In just those three days, it turned the Civil War around

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  • Battle

    Military. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society. Nathan talks about women jobs and roles in the military before World War I. Women assisted the military during wartime mainly as nurses and helpers. Some women, however, did become involved in battles. Molly Pitcher, a Revolutionary War water carrier, singlehandedly kept cannon in action after an artillery crew had been disabled. During the Revolutionary and the Civil War, a few women disguised themselves as men and took part in hand-to-hand combat

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  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain and the Battle of the Atlantic The Battle of Britain and the Battle of the Atlantic were both imperative for the Allies during World War II. The victories from these battles gave the allied forces hope and more momentum during the war. Germany was a strong military force and had already captured Poland and was spreading throughout Europe. The Battles decisive victories put a halt to German operations and pushed pack the Germans from their original invasion plans.

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  • The Battle of Yorktown

    Semester Event The Battle of Yorktown was a major turning point in the Revolutionary War and led to the creation of the United States of America. After six grueling years of war the end of the war was near. Six months before the morale of the continental army was at the lowest point of the war. Congress was bankrupt due to rampant inflation caused by the mass production of continental dollars. The continental army was being trounced in the south by the British who had regained South Carolina and

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  • The Battle of Guadalcanal, 1942

    The Battle of Guadalcanal, 1942 “General Vandegrift noted that the Japanese soldier "was trained to go to a place, stay there, fight and die. We train our men to go to a place, fight to win, and to live. I can assure you, it is a better theory." (Henry I. Shaw, 1992) World War II was possibly the largest and bloodiest war (John Miller, 2003) that America has been a part of. The war was engaged on land, on sea, and in the air, and lasted close to six years (Henry I. Shaw, 1992). The Battle of Guadalcanal

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  • Ship of Theseus

    the ship of Theseus. In this story, a man named Theseus docked his ship and over time, he and the ship, grew old and weak. Over time, the ship started to fall apart and needed new parts until eventually all the original parts were replaced with new ones. This newly renovated ship is the first ship to consider. There is also a second ship that was reconstructed from all the original pieces of the old ship that had been set into a separate warehouse and put back together. We now have two ships: the

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  • Battle of the Sexes

    Battle of the Sexes The word “gap” is defined as a wide divergence or difference. For as long as time has existed, there has been great tension between the sexes. This is a problem in the US due to the inequality of salary with gender, race/ethnicity, and education. This salary gap is nearly impossible to avoid, even though women have spent the time and hard work with education and dedication to their job, just as men have. Women have improved in these areas to receive high position and equality

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  • Ship Building

    Ship Building Industry of Bangladesh      The history of indigenous shipbuilding in Bangladesh goes back a long way. It is one of the early industries developed in Bengal based on its old business of building boats and sea vessels. Bangladesh has a strong background in building ships since ancient times. Many countries of Asia and Europe regularly bought ships built in Chittagong.       Bangladesh has a strong background in building ships since ancient times. It is quite natural in that Bangladesh

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  • Sunken Ship

    The Last Suffering Ship Reflection Dustin Teuton PHL/251 AUG 25, 2014 Robert DuBose The Last Suffering Ship Reflection The illness has taken its first life and people are starting to panic. By this point the crew has done all they can do to get the repairs done pushing them self to exhaustion. The nurses and helpers are tenting to all the patients and distributing the vaccine as fast as possible and to the right patients. I believe the way they are only giving half doses out and waiting

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  • Ship Breaking Industry

    Business Opportunity of Ship Breaking From Malaysia Submitted to Dr. Syed Ferhat Anwar Course Instructor International Business Environment (L301) Submitted by Group Eleven Ahamed Najeeb Rahman Tasnia Azim Choudhury Saifur Rahman Zahin Azad Moslem Abdullah Ar Rafee Section B BBA 20th Batch ZR74 RH76 ZR89 ZR121 ZR127 Institute of Business Administration University of Dhaka, Dhaka December 23, 2014 i December 23, 2014 Dr. Syed Ferhat Anwar Professor Institute of Business Administration

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  • Battle of Hastings

    Norman Papers The Battle Of Hastings The background to the battle was the death of the childless King Edward the Confessor in January 1066, which set up a succession struggle between several claimants to his throne. Harold was crowned king shortly after Edward's death, but faced invasions by William, his own brother Tostig and the Norwegian King Harald Hardrada (Harold III of Norway). Hardrada and Tostig defeated a hastily gathered army of Englishmen at the Battle of Fulford on 20 September

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  • The Dutch Ships

    The Dutch Ships by Rai San’yo was a great piece of history. The main purpose of this poem is to shed light on the happenings of the time. This was not a formal history piece, as it was designed to be an informal piece that described the events that occurred in the early 1800’s. The purpose for this piece was simple, yet complex. The poems form was meant to show the feeling that the people had about these ships and the people on them. This is demonstrated by the line, from the Dutch Ships by Rai Sanyon

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  • Battle of Lake Erie

    country. Importantly enough, the battles that took place on the Great Lakes significantly determined control over the Lakes and easy access for the British from the north. One battle in particular was the battle at Lake Erie. Oliver Hazard Perry was able to lead a fleet of ships against the giant Royal Navy. Throughout this paper I will discuss the buildup of tension on the lakes, hardship of building the fleets, recruiting manpower and supplies, and the infamous battle at Put-In-Bay. All of these

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  • Battle of Kadesh

    Kadesh Revisited: Reconstructing the Battle Between the Egyptians and the Hittites Author(s): Antonio Santosuosso Source: The Journal of Military History, Vol. 60, No. 3 (Jul., 1996), pp. 423-444 Published by: Society for Military History Stable URL: . Accessed: 25/01/2015 15:31 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use, available at . . JSTOR is a

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  • Battle of Marne

    Battle of Marne 1918, World War I was the Pivotal Battle, allied troops blunted the German advance and started the counter offensive that would win the war. It also shaped the legend and character of the modern American military-especially Marines and signaled the arrival of the United States as a modern Military power. General John J. Pershing also known as “Black Jack” fought under the French command, the Americans thrown into combat United States Army Third Infantry Division fought so ferociously

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  • Battle of Vicksburg

    Battle of Vicksburg The United States Civil War separated our country, the war had Americans fighting Americans, brother against brother. During the Civil War over 600,000 Soldiers gave their lives for their side of the war from 1861-1865. More Soldiers gave their lives during their Civil War than any one war or conflict combined. Historians believe the American Civil War was fought over pressures and differences that coming to a head during the country’s early history. This friction built up

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  • Ship

    given and agreement reached upon appropriate precautions to be taken between the ship and the terminal. Where any question is not considered to be applicable, a note to that effect should be inserted in the remarks column. See ISGOTT Guidelines for Completing the Ship/Shore Safety Check List for more detail descriptions behind each specific question in below matrix. The presence of YES/NO in the columns "ships" and "terminal" indicates that checks shall be carried out by the party concerned

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  • The Battle of Jutland

    The Battle of Jutland took place on May 31st 1916 between the German High seas fleet and the British Royal Navy. It was the largest naval battle of the First World War with the Royal Navy launching the first super battleship HMS. Dreadnought and a similar battle cruiser HMS. Invincible. Both sides claimed victory but nothing had changed, the British Navy still claimed the seas and the blockade was never broken but they suffered more casualties than the German High Seas Fleet. The blockade of the

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  • The Battle of Samar

    One of the less known turning points of World War II, the Battle off Samar began in the early dawn hours of October 25, 1944 near the Philippines. The Battle off Samar was an important episode of the critical four-day long Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Pacific Theatre. The Japanese Navy had effectively lured the main US force from the region and attacked the remaining units with the largest surface fleet assembled since the Battle of Midway: A Japanese fleet of 4 battleships, 12 cruisers, and 15

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  • Battle of Lake Erie

    The Battle of Lake Erie Journal Summary After war was declared between the United States and Great Britain, over two-thousand soldiers invaded Canada under General William Hull. Less than a month later, Hull cowardly surrendered his troops to a much weaker army, leaving the British in control. Due to Hull’s surrender, Great Lake’s captain, Daniel Dobbins, was left imprisoned. When Dobbins finally escaped the British camp, he made a long trip to Presque Isle, later known as Erie. Here, Dobbins was

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  • 3 Civil Battles

    no avail. Before noon, the barracks were ablaze, necessitating the diversion of a number of men to fight the fire. A few hours later, three ships were fact en route to Florida. There was no returning fire for more than two hours, since Anderson spotted flying the United States flag, but the hopes that were raised by this were false: the ships were in The battle died away after nightfall, but picked up again the following morning. Again, the barracks caught fire, and the flagstaff was shot away in

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  • The Battle of Brandywine

    U.S. Military History 08OCT2015 The Battle of Brandywine In the first year of the American Revolution, the defense of Philadelphia, the capital, became the focus of British attacks. As they progressed to their goal, the British and American forces met in many battles that hardly slowed the British advancement. One battle stood in the way of their goal-the Battle of Brandywine. This battle possessed the opportunity to defend Philadelphia and stopping the British advancement at least for a short

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  • Battle of Bulge

    Costliest Battle of World War II By the end of World War II, numerous battles had been fought and millions of soldiers had lost their lives defending their countries. Due to the large number of battles that took place, only a portion of the battles, especially the major ones, were recorded. One of these major battles is the setting for the novel Soldier Boys by Dean Hughes. A large portion of this novel takes placing during one of the final and important battles of World War II. This battle is known

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  • Battle

    The iDeal Reader Henry David Thoreau, ‘‘The Battle of the Ants’’ © The McGraw−Hill Companies, 2000 Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), transcendentalist essayist, naturalist, editor, and social critic, was born David Henry Thoreau in Concord, Massachusetts. Thoreau graduated from Harvard University and taught briefly at a school in Concord but resigned rather than be expected to strike his students. He ran his own school from 1838 to 1841, teaching Latin, Greek, and science. In 1938

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  • The Battle of Hastings

    as many soldiers as he could and set off 187 miles north to where Harald Hardrada was at Stamford bridge. On September 25th 1066 the battle took place, It was a bloody battle and one in which Harold's army (the Saxons) broke through the Viking invaders front line to go on and win the battle. It was such a fierce battle that only twenty four of the three hundred ships, that came to England carry the 8,000 soldiers, returned to Norway. King Harold's celebrations of victory were cut short as news

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  • Battle of Shilo

    Student’s name Professor’s name Class May 2, 2009 Introduction Battle of Shiloh is among the significant ones that occurred during the Civil War, but even despite this fact it is relatively poorly studied. It was one of the first massive field battles fought in the Western Campaign and largely predetermined the progress of the further actions. When discussing this battle, several important features have to be named: • Soldiers on both sides were rather inexperienced • Commanders

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  • Battle of Northampton Info

    In the wake of the their defeat at the Battle of Ludford Bridge in October 1459, several of the Yorkist commanders, including the Earl of Warwick, Earl of Salisbury, and the Earl of March, fled across the Channel to Calais. Other Yorkist leaders, including the Duke of York, retreated to Ireland. Despite Lancastrian efforts to assert their control over Calais and Ireland, they were unable to do so due to the strong Yorkist presence. As a result, preparations were made to cross the Channel and take

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  • Ship Break

    Ship Breaking Industry of Bangladesh Presentation Speech Slide1: Today I am going to talk about the burning issue of Bangladesh…It’s all about the ship breaking industry. Slide 2: Here is an outline of my presentation. Slide 3: At first let me make you know about the definition of ship breaking....... ship breaking and recycling is defined as an industry that, through the use of land, infrastructure, machinery, and labor and through the consumption of utilities, converts ships that have outlived

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  • Child in the Ships

    Child in the Ships Susan Paige Gilbert ENG122 Marnie Nollette February 5, 2012 Child in the Ships In recent years, policymakers and medical experts have expressed alarm about the growing problem of childhood obesity in the United States. While most agree that the issue deserves attention, consensus dissolves around how to respond to the problem. This literature review examines one approach to treating childhood obesity: medication. The paper compares the effectiveness for adolescents of the

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  • The Battle for Hue City.

    The Battle of Hue City MIDN Haley LT Accomando Section: 3004 The Battle of Hue City is quite possibly one of the fiercest battles fought in the Vietnam War. In this battle the American and South Vietnamese forces were up against a North Vietnamese force that was close to triple their size. Another item to mention was that the Marine Battalions involved were low on men, and also worn down by previous battles. Moreover the American and South Vietnamese

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  • Family Battles

    the key to enter the house, I sigh deeply and prepare myself for the worst. I can hear the frustration in my parents’ voices knowing all too well that their relationship is completely shattered. This is the situation I have grown up in and currently battle. During my years in middle school, I felt that no one was really able to relate to me and my family situation. My taciturn demeanor embodied me in whole, since I was holding in my emotions and never feeling truly happy with anything. I became a

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  • Ship Building Industry

    population. Historical records say that Chittagong port was the best centre of building ocean-going vessels in the middle of the 15th century. Even in the 17th century, the entire fleet of ships of the Sultan of Turkey was built at Chittagong. Also in 1805, the British Navy built ships at Chittagong for the famous battle of Trafalgar. However, with the passage of time, the glory of shipbuilding in this region began to fade. Shipbuilding revived again when a number of local entrepreneurs of Bangladesh brought

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  • Battle of Hue

    Battle of Huế From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search | This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (March 2010) | Battle of Huế | Part of the Tet Offensive, Vietnam War | US Marines fighting in Hue | Date | January 30 – March 3, 1968 | Location | 16°28′30.9″N 107°34′33.6″E / 16.47525°N 107.576°E / 16.47525; 107.576Coordinates:

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  • The Battle of Dunkirk

    The Battle of Dunkirk was a battle in the Second World War between the Allies and Germany. As part of the Battle of France on the Western Front, the Battle of Dunkirk was the defence and evacuation of British and allied forces in Europe from 26 May to 4 June 1940. After the Phoney War, the Battle of France began in earnest on 10 May 1940. To the east, the German Army Group B invaded and subdued the Netherlands and advanced westward through Belgium. In response, the Supreme Allied Commander—French

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