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  • 471 Alliance Ships
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    Captain! Sensors pick up a huge fleet of 12,596 ships they out number us 8 to 3148,' Brister said in a futile voice. 'Arm all weapons prepare to vent the plague throughout the universe,' Kristin ordered. ' Enemy fleet in range,' Mandal on said. 'Slow to 1/4 impulse,' Austin ordered. '32 ships against an armada of ships? Their stupid,' Golduran said. 'Magnificent valor. Tell squadrons one through fifty to attack,' Austin ordered. ' Captain, they " ve crossed the minefield,' Robert yelled. 'Blow i...
  • Whole Fleet Of Ships
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    I read Star Wars: Dark Force Rising. Its by Timothy Zahn and published by Bantam Books in June 1992. This book is the sequel to Heir to the Empire. Only one month separates these two books in time. After the battle at Sluis Van, a shipyard, the Rebellion's ships are moderately damaged. Most of their ships are either destroyed or are in need of major repairs. Han and Lando are stuck with Luke at Sluis Van spaceport, their ships are near the bottom of the repair lists and no one is likely to loan ...
  • Warrior Queen Artemisia II Of Halicarnassus
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    I have decided to do my speech on the powerful political leader, Warrior Queen Artemisia II of Halicarnassus. Queen Artemisia ruled over Halicarnassus, now Bodrum from 377 to 353 B. C with her husband and brother, King Mausolus. It was common custom in Caria for nobility to intermarry in their family. Both were the children of Hecatomnus of Myl asa, a local satrap to the Persians, who had been ambitious and had taken control of several of the neighbouring cities and districts. Mausolus and Artem...
  • 200 Persian Ships
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    There are times in history that something will happen and it will defy all logic. It was one of those times when a few Greek city / states joined together and defeated the invasion force of the massive Persian Empire. The Greeks were able to win the Greco-Persian War because of their naval victories over the Persians, a few key strategic victories on land, as well as the cause for which they were fighting. The naval victories were the most important contribution to the overall success against th...
  • Three Great Spanish Ships
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    The Battle of the Spanish Armada The great naval battle between Spain and England in 1588- one of the most important battles in the history of the world- is known as the Battle of the Invincible Armada. But in a sense, this is a misnomer. An invincible armada is one that cannot be defeated, yet the mighty fleet of warships that Spain sent to invade England, was defeated so badly that Spain could never again rule the oceans. How was it possible that this armada, which had awed all of Europe with ...
  • French And English Fleets
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    One of the greatest sea battles ever to occur took place off the Spanish coast of Trafalgar. On October 21, 1805 Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson of the English Royal Navy, with twenty-seven ships of the line crushed the combined forces of the French and Spanish fleets. Had the outcome of this great battle been different, Napoleon may have realized his dream of ruling an empire that never saw the setting sun. The purpose of this paper is to explain the events that led to this great battle, to discuss...
  • Romulan Captain In Search Of Federation Asylum
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    Star Trek - The Next Generation Star date: 41176.8 Captain's log. This is my (Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the U.S.S. Enterprise #NCC-17 O 1 D) account of the events leading up to and beyond the Federation and Romulan war (2380-2385 AD). Star date: 32851.2: The Enterprise received a distressed call from a fleeing scout ship. SOS... I am... under... attack!! request... asylum... Federation... Space!! ... The ship was pushing the limits of its engines as it hurtled out of the neutral zone -- the vol...
  • Three British Battle Cruisers
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    The Battle of Jutland Considered by most to be the greatest naval fleet battle during World War I, the Battle of Jutland was the largest and last full-blown conflict between massive fleets consisting of battle cruisers, dreadnoughts, and destroyers. Despite the fact that Jutland changed nothing strategically within the war, it is still known as being one of the most significant battles in naval history. But this battle was also one that ended with many questions and controversies that have been ...
  • Zheng He's Second And Third Voyages
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    Zheng He was a Muslim eunuch who served as a close confidant of the Yonge Emperor of China during the Ming Dynasty. He went on voyages to Southeast Asia, Sumatra, Java, Ceylon, India, Persia, Persian Gulf, Arabia, the red sea Egypt, and the Mozambique Channel. The number of his voyages vary depending on method of division, but he travelled at least seven times to The Western Ocean with his fleet. The fleet comprised 30,000 men and seventy ships at its height. He brought back to China many trophi...
  • Beginning Trade With China
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    When China Ruled the Seas Book Review In the book, When China Ruled the Seas, Leva thes tells us about seven voyages made by junk armadas during the Chinese emperor Zhu Di's reign. "Treasure ships" as they were called, were under the command of admiral Zheng He, these ships traded silk, porcelain, and many other fine objects of value. They sailed from India to East Africa, throughout Korea and Japan, and possibly as far as Australia. She believes that China might have been able to create a great...

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