Search-lights on the war. by Bernhard Dernburg

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  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes and issues

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Bound with Lichnowsky, Kkarl Max, Prince - . My mission to London, 1912-1914. 1918.

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Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
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Open LibraryOL14904203M

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Excerpt from Search-Lights on the War As everybody knows, the trouble that led to the present world-war started in a little corner in the southeast of Europe, and it is remarkable to see how, in spite of this common knowledge, in the eyes of the world the European conflict has resolved itself into a question between Germany and England as to supremacy in : Bernhard Dernburg.

German searchlights of the Second World War were used to detect and track enemy aircraft at night. They were used in three main sizes, 60, and centimetres. After the end of the First World War, German development of searchlights was effectively stopped by the Treaty of Versailles, it resumed in At the outset of the war, searchlights were combined with.

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Second World War-era searchlights include models manufactured by General Electric and by the Sperry were mostly of 60 inch ( cm) diameter with rhodium plated parabolic mirror, reflecting a carbon arc discharge. Peak output waswas powered by a 15 kW generator and had an effective beam visibility of 28 to 35 miles (45 to 56 km) in.

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The Blitz, (September –May ), nighttime bombing raids against London and other British cities by Nazi Germany during World War II. The raids followed the failure of the German Luftwaffe to defeat Britain’s Royal Air Force in the Battle of Britain (July–September ). Although the raids.

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All sonar sets were turned off and the seven duty sonarmen scrambled to the upper decks to help scan for survivors. It was a miserable night with high winds and tossing seas. It was an exceedingly long night for the entire ship’s crew as we searched the dark waters with search lights and our sea boat and whaler in the water.

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A few months after Winston Churchill took office as prime minister, the German military began an eight month-long bombing campaign on the United Kingdom which became known as the Blitz. The bombing, which lasted for 57 consecutive days and nights, kil Britons. What was life like for the people who experienced the Blitz.

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