Bristol Blenheim I by Philip R Moyes

By Philip R Moyes

;Bristol Blenheim I [Aircraft Profile 093] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: Bristol Blenheim I Автор: Philip J.R.Moyes Серия: airplane Profile 093 Издательство: Profile guides Ltd Страниц:16 Формат: PDF в rarЯзык: английский Размер: 5,09 Мб Для сайта: Мир книгПервоначально Bristol Blenheim создавался как легкий бомбардировщик, и учавствовал в этой роли в начале Второй мировой войны. В дальнейшемна его базе был создан тяжелый ночной истребитель, одним из первых в мире оснащенный радаром, и эффективно учавствовавший в этой роли в "Битве за Британию" zero

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Ery comfortable with such powerful neighbours. The Sikhs, · for the last thirty years, have carried on war continually with the Mahomedans, their other neighbours. The latter were once masters and drove the former into the hills, where they kept them for years, and persecuted them in order to make converts of them. These hate each other more inte 9 sely than the Sikhs hate us; and can never be reconciled. The latter liave watched our proceeding in India; they know nothing of the causes of that have led to our gradual absorption of all the native states; nor do they know anything of our forebearance in many instances where we might h ave taken more territory than we have done.

Accustomed to look up. This defect has often been lamented; and sooner or later we shall be compelled to remedy it by a n ew constitu­ tion of the native army of India. The gallant Chief who is now proceeding thither has experience · 54 and confidence in that army; and no one knows better than he does-, how much it suffers for want of proper regimental officers. He does not require to be told how to deal with the Sikh strategy; But I do march towards Delhi • not partake of his apprehension that our first will be.

Elphin­ stone elsewhere describes to be 340 feet deep, and not more than three feet in diameter . In speaking of them generally, he says, "the water is always brackish and unwholesome, and so scanty that two bullocks working for a night easily emptied a well. Some difference occurring between Mr. Elphinstone and the Chief, who wanted him :to relinquish his office as envoy to the Afghan Court, to assist him in repelling an attack of one of his enemies, deprived the former, for one day only, of the use of the well, which convinced him how completely he was in the Chief's power.

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