A Companion to Women in the Ancient World (Blackwell

A spouse to girls within the old international provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of newly-commissioned essays from well-known students at the examine of girls within the historical world.

• the 1st interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of readings to deal with the examine of ladies within the historic global
• Explores a large diversity of issues when it comes to ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess thought; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the family members, the nation, and faith; gown and Adornment; girl Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in overdue Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and lots of extra
• Thematically prepared to stress the significance of old subject matters of continuity, improvement, and innovation
• Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions on the subject of ladies in antiquity contains contributions from some of the such a lot favorite students linked to the learn of ladies in antiquity

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One aircraft, flown by Major William Anderson and Sergeant Herbert Chester, unsuccessfully searched the Tasmanian east coast seeking the missing vessel, before landing at Brighton, north of Hobart. J. Stutt and Sergeant Abner Dalzell, in the second DH-9A, accompanied Anderson and Chester. The two aircraft lost contact in cloud above Cape Barren Island. Despite a report of an aircraft flying over Vansittart Island in Bass Strait with an obvious engine malfunction and a sighting of a ball of fire dropping into the sea, an extensive sea and air search sadly failed to discover any wreckage of Stutt’s and Dalzell’s aircraft.

The Australian initiative was accepted by the aircraft manufacturers, who conducted a parallel program in conjunction with the squadron to produce the Sunderland Mk V in December 1944. Despite their role in its development, 10 Squadron was not equipped with this aircraft until July 1945, after the cessation of hostilities. The fact that on average 461 Squadron flew 1554 operational hours for each U-boat sinking gives some indication of the nature of coastal command anti-submarine operations. Even so, of the 52 U-boats that were claimed by all aircraft, 23 per cent fell to the two Australian squadrons, five during the period 1 May–31 August 1943.

Three U-boats fell to 461 Squadron. Flight Lieutenant E. Smith sunk U-332 on 2 May, and Flight Lieutenant J. Clark shared the sinking of U-106 with a 228 Squadron crew on 2 August. The third U-boat was sunk by Flight Lieutenant Dudley Marrows of 461 Squadron on 30 July in what can only be described as an improbable coincidence. Three U-boats, two 1600-tonne ‘milch cows’ (large refuelling submarines used to replenish active submarines at sea with fuel and torpedoes, thus extending the time that they could remain in action) and a 740-tonne vessel, were sighted on the surface by a patrolling Consolidated Liberator aircraft.

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