Johnny Cash

John R. Cash was an American singer, musician and author, he is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. His genre-spanning songs and sound embraced country and roll, blues and gospel; this crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of being inducted into the Country Music and Roll, Gospel Music Halls of Fame. Born in Arkansas to poor cotton farmers, Cash rose to fame in the prominent country music scene in Memphis, after four years in the United States Air Force. Cash was known for his deep, calm bass-baritone voice, the distinctive sound of his Tennessee Three backing band characterized by train-like chugging guitar rhythms, a rebelliousness coupled with an somber and humble demeanor, free prison concerts, a trademark, all-black stage wardrobe, which earned him the nickname "The Man in Black", he traditionally began his concerts by introducing himself, "Hello, I'm Johnny Cash," followed by his signature song "Folsom Prison Blues".

Much of Cash's music contained themes of sorrow, moral tribulation, redemption in the stages of his career. His other signature songs include "I Walk the Line", "Ring of Fire", "Get Rhythm", "Man in Black", he recorded humorous numbers like "One Piece at a Time" and "A Boy Named Sue". During the last stage of his career, Cash covered songs by several late-20th-century rock artists, notably "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails, "Rusty Cage" by Soundgarden and "Rowboat" by Beck. Johnny Cash was born on February 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, to Carrie Cloveree and Ray Cash, he was the fourth of seven children, who were in birth order: Roy, Margaret Louise, Jack, J. R. Reba and Tommy, he was of English and Scottish descent. As an adult he traced his surname to 11th-century Fife, after meeting with the then-laird of Falkland, Major Michael Crichton-Stuart. Cash Loch and other locations in Fife bear the name of his family, he is a distant cousin of British Conservative politician Sir William Cash. At birth, Cash was named J. R. Cash.

His mother wanted to name him John and his father preferred to name him Ray. R. ended up being the only compromise. When he enlisted in the United States Air Force, he was not permitted to use initials as a first name, so he changed it to John R. Cash. In 1955, when signing with Sun Records, he started using the name Johnny Cash. In March 1935, when Cash was three years old, the family settled in Dyess, Arkansas, a New Deal colony established to give poor families the opportunity to work land that they may own. From the age of five, Cash worked in cotton fields with his family, singing with them as they worked; the Cash farm in Dyess experienced a flood, which led Cash to write the song "Five Feet High and Rising". His family's economic and personal struggles during the Great Depression inspired many of his songs those about other people facing similar difficulties. Cash had sympathy for the poor and working class throughout his life. On Saturday, May 13, 1944, Cash's older brother Jack, with whom he was close, was injured in an accident at his job in a high school.

He was pulled into an unguarded table saw while cutting oak into fence posts, was cut in two. He died from his injuries a week later. Cash spoke of the guilt he felt over this incident, his mother urged Jack to skip work and go fishing with his brother, but he insisted on working as the family needed the money. On his deathbed, Jack said. Decades Cash spoke of looking forward to meeting his brother in heaven. Cash's early memories were dominated by gospel radio. Taught guitar by his mother and a childhood friend, Cash began playing and writing songs at the age of 12; when young, Cash had a high-tenor voice, before becoming a bass-baritone after his voice changed. In high school, he sang on a local radio station. Decades he released an album of traditional gospel songs, called My Mother's Hymn Book, he was significantly influenced by traditional Irish music, which he heard performed weekly by Dennis Day on the Jack Benny radio program. Cash enlisted in the United States Air Force on July 7, 1950. After basic training at Lackland Air Force Base and technical training at Brooks Air Force Base, both in San Antonio, Cash was assigned to the 12th Radio Squadron Mobile of the U.

S. Air Force Security Service at Landsberg, Germany, he worked as a Morse code operator intercepting Soviet Army transmissions. While at Landsberg he created his first band, "The Landsberg Barbarians". On July 3, 1954, he was honorably discharged as a staff sergeant, he returned to Texas. During his military service, he acquired a distinctive scar on the right side of his jaw as a result of surgery to remove a cyst. In 1954, Cash and Vivian moved to Memphis, where he had sold appliances while studying to be a radio announcer. At night, he played with bassist Marshall Grant. Perkins and Grant were known as the Tennessee Two. Cash worked up the courage to visit the Sun Records studio, he auditioned for Sam Phillips by singing g

Type 726 LCAC

The Type 726 LCAC is a class of air-cushioned landing craft used by the People's Liberation Army Navy. Six Yuyi-class LCACs are believed to be in service with the People’s Liberation Army, with the first one being seen at the end of 2007, it is thought that the vessels were delivered in two batches, with the first three LCACs powered by Ukrainian UGT 6000 engines, while the remaining three are believed to use the indigenous QC-70 gas turbines. Up to four Yuyi-class LCACs can be carried in the well deck of the 210 m-long Yuzhao-class landing platform dock; the Type 726 LCAC is greater in loading capacity than the US LCACs in service. It is smaller than the Zubr-class LCAC and can carry only one Type 96 main battle tank or four armored vehicles. With one main battle tank and 60 to 70 troopers on board of each LCAC, one LPD is able to send 4 main battle tanks and 300 troopers, i.e. 1 battalion, in one operation. The early variant, the Type 726, have encountered a number of technical problems that temporarily halted production of the class.

This forced the four Type 071 LPDs to limit their projection capabilities to landing craft, amphibious IFVs and helicopters exclusively. However, recent commercial satellite imagery of China’s Jiangnan Shipyard near Shanghai shows that the country is producing additional Yuyi-class LCACs. Five Type 726As that appeared to be nearly completed could be seen at the yard on 24 November. ChinaPeople's Liberation Army Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion Engin de débarquement amphibie rapide Lebed-class LCAC LSF-II 631 Tsaplya-class LCAC – Three in service with ROKN Zubr-class LCAC

Yuknoom Chʼeen II

Yuknoom Chʼeen II, known as Yuknoom the Great, was a Mayan ruler of the Kaan kingdom, which had its capital at Calakmul during the Classic Period of Mesoamerican chronology. Yuknoom was born on September 11, 600, his parents were king Scroll Serpent and his wife, Lady Scroll-in-hand. As he acceded in AD 636 and his successor followed him upon the throne in 686, Yuknoom the Great is known to have ruled the Kaan kingdom for fifty years during the height of its power and ascendency over Tikal, he took the name of the Early Classic king Yuknoom Chʼeen I upon his accession. As Tikal was showing strong signs of recovering from the defeat of its king Wak Chan Kʼawiil one hundred years earlier, Yuknoom exerted himself against Kaan's great rival; the initial circumstances of the relationship between Dos Pilas and Tikal are murky, but in 650 Bajlaj Chan Kʼawiil was attacked and driven from his city, he came to acknowledge the Snake ruler as his overlord and ally in the factional dispute with Tikal. In 657 Yuknoom Chʼeen turned his attention to Tikal and vanquished it in a "star war" encounter, as a consequence of which Nuun Ujol Chaak must have pledged some form of fealty, because both he and Bajlaj Chan Kʼawiil subsequently attended a ritual performed by Calakmul prince Yuknoom Yichʼaak Kʼahkʼ.

But in 672 the Tikal king asserted his independence by ousting Bajlaj Chan Kʼawiil from Dos Pilas and pursuing him as he sought refuge at other sites. Calakmul intervened in 677 and dealt Nuun Ujol Chaak a second defeat, followed in 679 by a decisive vanquishment at the hands of Dos Pilas certainly with Calakmul aid; the following year brought turmoil to another region of Kaan's hegemony. Retribution seems to have followed swiftly, however, as the royal lineage of Naranjo was terminated within two years to be replaced by the grandson of Bajlaj Chan Kʼawiil. Yuknoom Chʼeen's superordinate status was recognized in inscriptions at a number of sites, while it is probable that a great many other such mentions are lost to us, he sponsored three generations of Cancuen rulers and oversaw the accessions of two of them in 656 and 677. And far to the west of Calakmul, the accession of a king at Moral-Reforma in 662 took place under the auspices of Kaan, an event coordinated with an attack by Piedras Negras on Moral-Reforma's neighbor Santa Elena that same year — an inscription at Piedras Negras mentions Calakmul six days before this event.

An emissary of Yuknoom Chʼeen supervised a ritual at Piedras Negras in 685. Yuknoom the Great was well into his eighties when he died, it is that many of the successes of his years were the achievements of his successor, Yuknoom Yichʼaak Kʼahkʼ. Relations with La Corona were enhanced when a daughter of Yuknoom Chʼeen married a lord of that site in 679