An Imperial Possession: Britain in the Roman Empire, 54 BC - by David Mattingly

By David Mattingly

A part of the Penguin historical past of england sequence, An Imperial ownership is the 1st significant narrative heritage of Roman Britain for a iteration. David Mattingly attracts on a wealth of recent findings and information to chop throughout the myths and misunderstandings that so generally encompass our ideals approximately this era. From the rebellious chiefs and druids who led local British resistance, to the reports of the Roman army leaders during this distant, risky outpost of Europe, this booklet explores the truth of lifestyles in occupied Britain in the context of the moving fortunes of the Roman Empire.

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Taping holds the legs. When the aircraft puts pressure on the lifting legs, the tape is pulled off or breaks away from the place where it was taped. Thus, the legs or lines will carry only their allowed weight and will not become tangled or wrapped around any objects. 2-82. The Noncommissioned Officer in Charge identifies a rendezvous point for his ground crew to gather after each lift is completed or during an emergency. A rendezvous point is an easily recognized point on the ground (for example, trees, bunkers, buildings, vehicles, or wooded areas) where the ground crew can gather without being in danger.

As the helicopter hovers over the load, the assistant hookup man holds the wand against the cargo hook; this grounds the stored electrical charge. Meanwhile, the hookup man places the clevis on the hook. FIELD EXPEDIENT STATIC-DISCHARGE WAND 2-72. Discharging static electricity is an important step to ensure the overall safety of the hookup team. You can assemble a field expedient staticdischarge wand using the following components: • Grounding rod, NSN 5975-00-878-3791. You will be able to make three static-discharge wands from this 5/8- by 108-inch generator grounding rod.

The appropriate drogue chute is attached to the tail section of the recovered aircraft. A shackle at the end of the riser line swivel generally provides a convenient point of attachment. BREAKAWAY TECHNIQUE 2-62. If it looks like the rigging equipment may become entangled, the affected items should be clustered and taped together as close to the rigged aircraft as possible and individually taped to the aircraft structure itself. 0-inch pressure-sensitive tape) to hold the rigging in a desired position until lift-off.

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