Mar 22 John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (d. 1846). American inventor (hand-cranked machine gun), born in Hertford County, North Carolina (d. 1903) Sep 13 Gustave Aimard, French world explorer and writer (Grande Flibuste), born in Paris (d. 1883) Sep 16 Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon and etcher, born in London (d. 1910) Sep 18 Marcellus Augustus.
Lewis gun n a light air-cooled drum-fed gas-operated machine gun used chiefly in World War I (C20: named after I. N. Lewis (1858--1931), US soldier).The same thing happened in 1714, when Queen Anne died and the German, George I took the throne. The last remnants of the good British gun design were lost, British artillery design became heavily influenced by French gun designs. Borgard design. Albert Borgard was a Danish mercenary who joined the English Army in 1692. By which time he had been.Few firearms in history have achieved the notoriety of the Maschinengewehr 42, a general-purpose machine gun designed in Nazi Germany and used extensively by the Wehrmacht and the Waffen-SS during the second half of World War II.Allied troops grimly branded the MG 42 “Hitler’s buzz saw” because of the seamless ripping noise it made as it went through belts of 7.92mm ammunition at 1,200 rpm.
This German sled-mounted MG08 heavy machine gun was designed to be maneuvered by four infantry soldiers. As such, it was cumbersome for use in an attack, but deadly in an entrenched defensive role. New York State Museum Collection, H-1977.200.1. French Gas Mask 1917. The mask varies greatly from the English—and later American—versions and lacks a charcoal filter canister. This mask was.
Search Thompson sub-machine-gun and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso. You can complete the definition of Thompson sub-machine-gun given by the English Definition dictionary with other English dictionaries: Wikipedia, Lexilogos, Oxford, Cambridge, Chambers Harrap, Wordreference, Collins Lexibase dictionaries, Merriam Webster.
May 15 is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years). 1718 - James Buckle, a London lawyer, patents the first machine gun. 1776 - American Revolutionary War: The Virginia Convention tells its Continental Congress delegation to propose resolution of independence from Great Britain. 1792 - War of the First Coalition: France declares war on the Kingdom of Sardinia. 1793 - Diego Marin.
David Baker was born in Bangor, Maine, on December 27, 1954. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. Poets.org. Donate Donate. Poets. Search more than 3,000 biographies of contemporary and classic poets. search. find poems find poets poem-a-day library (texts, books.
Joyce Kilmer, who went to war with the New York National Guard’s famed 165th Infantry Regiment, the “Fighting 69th,” was a renowned American poet before he was killed at the Second Battle of.
Al Filreis is Kelly Professor of English, Faculty Director of the Kelly Writers House, Director of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing, Co-Director of PennSound, Publisher of “Jacket2” magazine—all at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been a member of the faculty and administrator since 1985. He has published many essays on modern and contemporary American poetry.
Mid-English Translator. Send. Translates modern english words into the vernacular of middle english poet Geoffrey Chaucer. Ever wanted.
Lyrics to 'Bend Me Shape Me' by American Breed. You are all the woman I need And baby you know it (know it, know it, know it) You can make this beggar a king A clown or a poet (poet, poet, poet) You are all the woman I need And baby you know it (know it, know it, know it) You can make this beggar a king A clown or a poet (poet, poet, poet).
I hear him say something quietly between a lull in machine gun fire: Even the olives are bleeding (quoted in Joseph O'Connor, Even the Olives are Bleeding - the life and times of Charles Donnelly, p.105). The line would later become famous. A few minutes later, as his unit retreated, Donnelly was caught in a burst of gunfire. He was struck three times, in the right arm, the right side and the.
In their training areas in Rolampont, American Soldiers began learning how to throw grenades, use machine guns and clear trenches from veteran French instructors.But for New York National Guard.
How to Analyze Poetry Poetry is a compact language that expresses complex feelings. To understand the multiple meanings of a poem, readers must examine its words and phrasing from the perspectives of rhythm, sound, images, obvious meaning, and implied meaning. Readers then need to organize responses to the verse into a logical, point-by-point explanation. A good beginning involves asking.
The Gun as art and culture. The Gun as work of art. The Gun as art form and genre. The Gun makes history. The Gun as steel metaphor carrying the human urge to dominate and lay waste to an enemy or perceived threat. Guns as import and export. Hollywood’s Gun, its cinematic ordnance, is the United States’ international calling card.
Surely, nation language is like hip hop (as rapper Raekwon spits his “machine-gun-rap” (1999)). HHNL is, like Brathwaite's description, new in one sense and ancient in another. It comprises.
Think of it as a machine gun versus Morse code. Formal English poetry differs from quotidian spoken English in this way. For example, iambic pentameter is an unstressed syllable followed by a.