Japanese Heavy Cruiser

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509th Heavy Tank Battalion (Germany)
... The 509th Heavy Panzer Battalion (abbreviated s.Pz.Abt. 509) was a German heavy panzer abteilung equipped with Tiger I and later Tiger II Königstiger tanks ... As with other German heavy tank battalions, it was never assigned to a single corps but shuffled around as needed ...
Battle Of The Santa Cruz Islands - Battle - Carrier Action On 26 October: First Strikes
... At 0250 on 26 October, the Japanese naval forces reversed direction and the naval forces of the two adversaries closed the distance until they were ... Although a radar-equipped PBY Catalina sighted the Japanese carriers at 0310, the report did not reach Kinkaid until 0512 ... Therefore, believing that the Japanese ships had probably changed position during the intervening two hours, he decided to withhold launching a strike force until he received more ...
Heavy - Other
... Heavy (aviation), a term used by pilots and air-traffic controllers A type of strength of Scottish beer A class in Team Fortress, and Team Fortress 2 Heavy infantry Heavy cavalry Heavy ...
Aller - Hydrology - Heavy Metal Pollution
... The pollution of the Aller by heavy metals has resulted from centuries of mining in the Harz mountains ... Harz rivers, such as the Aller tributary of the Oker, picked up heavy metals from the mines and their spoil heaps ... In 1999 investigations were carried out into the heavy metal content of the suspended material in the Aller near Verden ...
Heavy Cruiser
... The heavy cruiser was a type of cruiser, a naval warship designed for long range and high speed, armed generally with naval guns of roughly 203mm calibre (8 inches in caliber) and ... While the general mission of the heavy cruiser to act as a fast scout for a battle fleet and protect and hunt down commerce was largely unchanged from ... The heavy cruiser can be seen as a lineage of ship design from 1915 until 1945, although the term 'heavy cruiser' only came into formal use in 1930 ...

Famous quotes containing the words japanese and/or heavy:

    A pragmatic race, the Japanese appear to have decided long ago that the only reason for drinking alcohol is to become intoxicated and therefore drink only when they wish to be drunk.
    So I went out into the night and the neon and let the crowd pull me along, walking blind, willing myself to be just a segment of that mass organism, just one more drifting chip of consciousness under the geodesics.
    William Gibson (b. 1948)

    We find that the child who does not yet have language at his command, the child under two and a half, will be able to cooperate with our education if we go easy on the “blocking” techniques, the outright prohibitions, the “no’s” and go heavy on “substitution” techniques, that is, the redirection or certain impulses and the offering of substitute satisfactions.
    Selma H. Fraiberg (20th century)