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German submarine U-238

German submarine U-238 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine built for service in the Second World War. She was laid down on 21 April 1942, by Germaniawerft of Kiel as yard number 668, launched on 7 January 1943 and commissioned on 20 February, with Oberleutnant zur See Horst Hepp in command. Hepp commanded her for her entire career. German Type VIIC submarines were preceded by the shorter Type VIIB submarines. U-238 had a displacement of 769 tonnes when at the surface and 871 tonnes while submerged, she had a total length of 67.10 m, a pressure hull length of 50.50 m, a beam of 6.20 m, a height of 9.60 m, a draught of 4.74 m. The submarine was powered by two Germaniawerft F46 four-stroke, six-cylinder supercharged diesel engines producing a total of 2,800 to 3,200 metric horsepower for use while surfaced, two AEG GU 460/8–27 double-acting electric motors producing a total of 750 metric horsepower for use while submerged, she had two 1.23 m propellers. The boat was capable of operating at depths of up to 230 metres.

The submarine had a maximum submerged speed of 7.6 knots. When submerged, the boat could operate for 80 nautical miles at 4 knots. U-238 was fitted with five 53.3 cm torpedo tubes, fourteen torpedoes, one 8.8 cm SK C/35 naval gun, 220 rounds, two twin 2 cm C/30 anti-aircraft guns. The boat had a complement of between sixty. U-238 was a member of four wolfpacks, she had the misfortune, however, of serving at the turning point of the war, when Allied countermeasures were taking a heavy toll on the U-boat force. She conducted three war patrols, beginning in September 1943, following her warm-up trials in the Baltic Sea. U-238's first patrol was conducted from Trondheim in Norway as part of the 1st U-boat Flotilla, entailed the submarine exiting the North Sea via the Denmark Strait and operating against Allied shipping in the so-called "air cover gap" in the Central Atlantic, where Allied aircraft had insufficient range to operate against German U-boats; this first patrol was by far the most successful, as on 20 September 1943, the boat attacked a large convoy, sinking one 7,000-ton cargo ship and damaging another.

This was followed by three more victims on 23 September, when two Norwegian ships and a British freighter were sunk from the same convoy. U-238's second patrol was less successful. Two weeks after leaving Brest, on the French Atlantic coast, she was attacked by a Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo bomber from the escort carrier USS Bogue, whose rockets killed two crew members and wounded five more, prompting the submarine to return to Brest with severe damage, which put her out of service for a month, it was during this patrol that the submarine captured two British Royal Air Force personnel whose Vickers Wellington bomber had been shot down by U-764. U-238's third and last patrol began in January 1944, lasted a fruitless month, until on 9 February, she was caught by convoy escorts of SL-147 and MKS-38 270 nautical miles off Cape Clear, she counter-attacked and was sunk by the sloops HMS Kite and Starling. There were no survivors. U-238 took part in four wolfpacks, namely. Leuthen Schill 2 Weddigen Igel 2 Helgason, Guðmundur.

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George Cary Eggleston

George Cary Eggleston American author and brother of fellow author Edward Eggleston. Sons of Joseph Cary Eggleston and Mary Jane Craig. After the American Civil War he published a serialized account of his time as a Confederate soldier in The Atlantic Monthly; these serialized articles were collected and expanded upon and published under the title "A Rebel's Recollections." He served as an editor of Hearth and Home magazine in the early 1870s. His boyhood home at Vevay, known as the Edward and George Cary Eggleston House, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Novels A Man of Honor The Wreck of the Red Bird Juggernaut Camp Venture, a story of the Virginia mountains A Carolina Cavalier, a Romance of the American Revolution Dorothy South The Master of Warlock. New York: Hurd and Houghton. George Cary Eggleston - The Authors - The Atlantic

Curt Apsey

Curt Brian Apsey is the athletic director at Boise State University. Apsey graduated from Cal Poly in 1988 with a degree in physical education, he was a four-year starter for the men's soccer team, setting the school's career record for most goals scored. He served as assistant coach for six years. Apsey served as Assistant Director of Development at CSU Bakersfield as Assistant Director of Athletics at California State University San Bernardino. Apsey served 16 years at Boise State as Senior Associate Athletic Director, including as interim athletic director for the final months of 2011, he was Athletic Director of Carroll College for a year, before returning to Boise State as Athletic Director on June 23, 2015. Apsey replaced Mark Coyle, who joined Syracuse University. Apsey's contract includes a base salary of $331,500 with additional incentives. Apsey and his wife Teresa are parents to two children and Madison. List of NCAA Division I athletic directors Boise State profile

Cardinal Gibbons High School (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

Cardinal Gibbons High School known as Gibbons, is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. CGHS was established in 1961 and was named after James Gibbons, the second Cardinal in the United States. CGHS is sponsored by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami. Cardinal Gibbons was established in September 1961, by Coleman F. Carroll, who appointed Thomas A. Dennehy the first supervising principal, Marie Schramko, principal of the Girls' Division and Henry Mirowski, principal of the Boys' Division. CGHS opened its doors to sophomores on a campus with two buildings. In the following years, the addition of the eleventh and twelfth grades, an enlarged faculty, a field house, science wing, cafeteria and new classrooms led to the current ten buildings. In 1972, the school became co-educational. On June 17, 1973, Joseph Huck was appointed to succeed Dennehy as supervising principal. From September 1974 to December 2002, Joseph J. Kershner served as supervising principal. Upon Kershner's retirement December 2, 2002, Paul D. Ott was appointed interim principal.

His appointment as principal became effective July 1, 2003. Donnell Bennett, Former NFL player Jason Bostic, Former NFL player Josh Fogg, Former MLB player Taurean Green, Professional basketball Tron LaFavor, Former NFL player. Transferred after his junior season. Ryan Shealy, Former MLB player Blair Walsh, NFL Kicker, Free Agent RJ McIntosh, NFL defensive end, New York Giants Ryan Hunter-Reay, IndyCar Driver

Kossuth, Mississippi

Kossuth is a village in Alcorn County, United States. The population was 209 at the 2010 census. Kossuth, located about 10 miles southwest of Corinth, was founded in the 1840s as "New Hope". In 1852, the town changed its name to Kossuth in honor of Lajos Kossuth, a Hungarian revolutionary hero who led the democratic, anti-Habsburg Hungarian Revolution of 1848. Despite initial success, the democratic state was crushed by Russian troops descended to attack Hungary and restore the rule of the Habsburg dynasty; the thirteen leading generals of Hungary were executed in the town of Arad, but Regent-President Kossuth went into exile. Kossuth visited the U. S. in 1851. He would gain acclaim as one of the greatest orators of all time. Learning English and many other languages while he was imprisoned by the Austrian government in 1837–40, he would coin the phrase, "All for the people and all by the people. Nothing about the people without the people; that is Democracy, and, the ruling tendency of the spirit of our age," spoken before the Ohio State Legislature on February 16, 1852, more than a decade before Lincoln's famed "for the people, by the people" speech at Gettysburg in 1863.

Ralph Waldo Emerson said in greeting Kossuth on his arrival at Concord, Massachusetts, on May 11, 1852:e have been hungry to see the man whose extraordinary eloquence is seconded by the splendor and the solidity of his actions. Kossuth was only the second foreign leader to address a joint session of Congress; the American Hungarian Federation dedicated a bust that now sits proudly in the US Capitol – it reads, "Louis Kossuth, Father of Hungarian Democracy". According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square mile, all land. The village is concentrated around the intersection of Mississippi Highway 2 and County Road 604 southwest of Corinth. MS 2 connects Kossuth with U. S. Route 72 on the outskirts of Corinth. Wheeler Grove Road connects the village with U. S. Route 45 near Rienzi to the southeast. Corinth – 8 miles Rienzi- 10 miles As of the census of 2000, there were 170 people, 14 households, 5 families residing in the village; the population density was 177.2 people per square mile.

There were 77 housing units at an average density of 80.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 98.82% White, 0.59% Native American, 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.53% of the population. There were 73 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 1.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 21.9% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.67. In the village, the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 34.7% from 45 to 64, 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males. The median income for a household in the village was $38,750, the median income for a family was $40,714.

Males had a median income of $29,875 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,131. About 2.9% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 9.1% of those sixty five or over. The village of Kossuth is served by the Alcorn School District. Rienzi Public Library – a branch of the Northeast Regional Library System and Kossuth High School Library – a branch of the school that resides in this area. Mississippi Highway 2 Bill G. Lowrey, politician Mark Perrin Lowrey, Confederate general Rubel Phillips, politician Thomas Hal Phillips, writer Brieger, James. Hometown, Mississippi..

G├ąten Ragnarok

Gåten Ragnarok or just Ragnarok is a 2013 Norwegian fantasy adventure film about the legendary story of Ragnarök. Archaeologist Sigurd Swenson sets off to Finnmark in search of new physical evidence of Vikings explorations in the far Northern regions of Norway, his expedition with two colleagues and his two kids turns into an exploration of Ragnarok, the end of the world in Norse mythology - and the "no man's land" between Norway and Russia, where no one has set foot for ages. The urgent exploration disturbs the ancient site, providing unexpected answers to the mysteries within. Sigurd is an archaeologist studying the ancient Norse people known as the Vikings, continuing work that he and his wife had pursued together before her death 5 years earlier. Now raising their two children alone, he is facing friction at work around funding and support, his work up to this point - centering on aspects of the Oseberg Ship - has exhausted all of the available physical evidence. A meeting with funders in the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo intended to increase support for ambitious fieldwork that isn't well substantiated in Finnmark ends badly.

However his enthusiasm is undimmed out of loyalty to his wife. He refers to a notebook she kept, filled with maps and rune symbols related to the Norse culture. A breakthrough takes place when his co-worker Allan brings to him a stone tablet he found in Finnmark - the particular area in Northern Norway they've been focusing on, they determine that it holds a code, identify an empty space in the center of the stone as fitting a remnant from the ship. After they retrieve the ship remnant from the museum, they're able to break the code enough to translate most of the runic symbols on it and interpret it as a map of an island in a lake which may hold extensive relics and/or treasure, he decides to start his kids' summer vacation with them up in that area - doing on a smaller scale the work that they had been pursuing, with Allan and a small crew from the region. When Sigurd and Allan in Finnmark they meet up with Allan's field partner Elisabeth and hired guide Leif and set off hiking cutting an opening in a WWII-era fence erected by the Russians filled with signage warning against entering.

As they continue and Sigurd and Allan attempt to retrace the ancient journey, Leif brings them to the only lake for miles around, which surrounds a small island - identified as the "Eye of Odin". They are able to get across the water by means of a makeshift raft and oars, they start to search for metal remnants. Exploring farther, Ragnhild finds Brage finds an immense cave; the party all descends via ropes into the cave and find a Vikings helmet and other objects. Brage finds an interesting cylindrical object in the shallow water and stows it in his rucksack for later; the group's excitement is cut short when Leif demands the pieces at gunpoint and leaves, stranding the rest of the group in the cave. As he is paddling back across the lake in the raft he gets taken from below by an unseen thing. Elisabeth climbs up the cave wall just using the crevices in the rock, re-establishes the ropes so the others can climb out. Ragnhild asks Sigurd about the notebook and what is going on, Sigurd explains that they think the King's daughter Åsa left the message on the stone about the events that took place here.

While Elisabeth and Ragnhild sleep in the bunker she found and Allan decide not to give up, to go back in the cave alone. They discover mass graves - not only of ancient skeletons but including a Russian soldier - and realize that the stone tablet was not in fact a map but a warning, written by Odin's daughter, who refused to take part in Odin's attempt to kill the still-living creature; the creature appears out of the water - a huge pebble-skinned sea serpent - reminiscent of the dragon heads of Viking ships. Sigurd understands the last bits of the message that hadn't made sense before - it was this creature, being described. Meanwhile, Brage's "rock" is shown to be a hatching egg, from. Elisabeth latch it in; the infant animal's squeals transmit down the bunker's cable into the water and alert an adult serpent who hauls the bunker into the lake, trying to rescue the baby. Elisabeth and the children escape with everyone's efforts, inadvertently keeping the box with the baby creature with them.

Allan finds the box as he gathers tools for their escape from the island, figures out how momentous it would be to bring it back alive, decides to try and secretly keep it while they escape. Elisabeth shoots a zipline across the water to the mainland, they take turns crossing it, they escape another serpent attack by Allan shooting it in the eye. They find that the serpents are not water bound as they continue to attack the group escaping back into the underground Russian bunker system, they find a ceiling door out and Allan is first through the door, but demands that the box be handed up to him before he passes down the rope. Sigurd, tries to argue but is complying when the serpent bursts from the background and takes Allan crashes down into the bunker tunnels; the children, who were farther from the ceiling opening, run out of sight, but Elisabeth and Sigurd are knocked out cold. As the serpent corners Sigurd's children, he comes to and realizes that returning the baby serpent will end the danger.

The sound of the baby's squeals distracts the adult serpent from the children and it accepts the infant serpent from Sigurd, slithering off without further harm. The remaining party of four follow in Åsa's footsteps, leaving the serpent and the newbo