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  The Home School Foundation
Lissa is one of the first recipients of the Widows Fund, administered by Home School Legal Defense Foundation.
Lissa tentatively told her husband, “I think I can do this through second grade, but after that, we’re going to have to find another option.” But home schooling gradually became a conviction and a way of life for the family.
At one point, Lissa called several local private schools, but learned that her children would be divided between three different campuses for different grade levels.
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  Learn more about List of battles (alphabetical) in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Battle of Covadonga - 722 - Moslem Conquest of Spain
Battle of Mohacs - 1526 - Turkish Conquest of Hungary
Battle of Pavia (773) - Conquests of Charlemagne
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 The Naval Battle of Lissa 1866 - Austria and Italy - List of Images
The following is a collection of images relating to the Battle of Lissa which took place between the Austrian and Italian naval fleets on 20 July 1866.
Reproduced in the Osterreich Illustrie Zeitung, Vienna, circa 1908.
Anton Romako, 'Tegetthoff in der Seeschlacht von Lissa' [Tegetthoff at the naval battle of Lissa], Osterreich Galerie, Wien.
www.uow.edu.au /~morgan/lissab.htm   (1373 words)

 Battle of Lissa (1866) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Lissa took place on 20 July 1866 in the Adriatic Sea near the island of Lissa (now Vis) and was a victory for an outnumbered Austrian force over an Italian force.
The battle occurred as part of the Third Italian Independence War, in which Italy allied with Prussia in the course of the conflict against Austria.
Tegetthoff (centre) at the Battle of Lissa, painting by Anton Romako.
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 Ship Modeling FAQ, Research Note Ramming at Lissa --- Revised: December 18, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
One of the most decisive naval battles of the middle 19th century — the first fleet action fought primarily with steam warships was the Battle of Lissa.
One interesting curiosity that I was told of when I was in college, learning to be a naval architect, was that the ram bow contributed to the development of the bulbous bow.
But they saved the idea until the 1940s when they were respected and senior naval architects and made the idea stick then.
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 Battle of Lissa 1866 - Bibliography
E.S. Memorie sulla battaglia di Lissa ed il processo Persano {A Memorial of the Battle of Lissa and the Prosecution of Persano}, Pecenco, Trieste, 1907.
Reminiscences of the sea battle of Lissa}, Leibacher Zeitung, Leibach, 1910.
Februar 1867 {The Sea Battle of Lissa and its implications for naval warfare: a lecture held at the Berlin Military Society on 15 February 1867}, J. Sittenfeld, Berlin, 1867, 24p.
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 H.P.B. And The Battle Of Mentana
The battle was one of a number of fights fought in Italy's struggle for independence.
Was present at the battle of Mentana, November 3, 1867, and was wounded.
There, in 1867, she was wounded at the Battle of Mentana and, after recovering from her wounds, she was directed by her Master to proceed to India.
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 The Story
At this time the noblemen of Lessina were given properties on Lissa and the local population became tenant farmers to the Lessina "landlords." Again, the people were basically serfs or vassals with no landholding rights and were subject to the whims and foibles of their local and far off masters.
The battle resulted in the death of 8,000 men of the Italian and Spanish chivalry, and twice that many were wounded.
This was the turning point in the battle against the Turks, but it still took 300 years to fully displace the Turks in the area of the Balkans.
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 Banny And Lissa - Chapter 1: The Worthy Ones
All he lacked was the stereotypical Irishman temper (he was as easy-going as Lissa was quick-tempered), and anything like intelligence and common sense (his intelligence and common sense more resembled certain moss and lichen than any human race).
Lissa clutched the sheet, trying to cover her chest.
When they opened their eyes, Lissa wasn't surprised that the Essencia was gone.
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 Lissa Russell (Werewolf sister, Vampire by Night mother)
Lissa was then captured by obsessed hunter Joshua Kane who used her cry for help to lure the Werewolf closer, then threatened her with a gun to keep him at a distance until the moon went down and the Werewolf changed back into Jack who then fled out.
Lissa and Buck remained entranced when Moondark turned Jack back into the Werewolf and again forced him to fight Spider-Man. It wasn't until Spider-Man vaulted Moondark through the "Mists of Passage" that he used for teleportation that his spells were broken, Jack returned to normal and Lissa and Buck came out of their trance.
However, Lissa was so traumatized by her experience that she denied her transformation had even occurred, instead believing that what she recalled was only a nightmare...and she spoke in the singsong voice of a ten-year-old.
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 Battle of Lissa (1811) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The naval Battle of Lissa (1811) was fought near the island of Lissa (modern name Vis) in the Adriatic Sea.
A mixed flotilla of French and Venetian frigates commanded by Commodore Dubordieu, together with troops and transports approached the island with a view to invading and occupying it.
The battle was a rare example of groups of frigates being handled and fought like ships of the line.
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 The Right to Read - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
This way, if Lissa read his books, Central Licensing would think he was reading them.
Of course, if the school ever found out that he had given Lissa his own password, it would be curtains for both of them as students, regardless of what she had used it for.
The battle is beginning now; here are links to two articles about technologies now being developed to deny you the right to read.
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 Battle of Lissa
Three views are given, with the Battle of Helgoland 1864 on the left, the k.u.k.
Anton Romako, 'Tegetthoff in der Seeschlacht von Lissa' [Tegetthoff at the naval battle of Lissa], Osterreich Galerie, Wien.
Monument to the Dead in the Battle of Lissa, 1866.
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 The History of Naval Design
The former were intended to sail in line of battle, and engage the enemy broadside on, at distances of sometimes 10 metres, with the aim of boarding and capturing, rather than sinking, the enemy.
Lissa was a scrappy and clumsy affair with ironclads blundering about, unable to aim with much precision, and hence missing or colliding with each other.
Lissa was nevertheless indecisive and insignificant, and typically, the powers took all the wrong lessons from the battle: for the next 30 years all navies were obsessed with ramming, and ironclads had heavy underwater 'beaks' at the bows.
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 Battle of Lissa (1866) - Fast Play Rules for Students
However their ironclads were very slow to react and turn to join the battle.
But the battle had swung in their favor, and they won the battle.
The battle was playtested on a smaller, 5 by 7.5 foot table.
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 Drumpics.com about Lissa Wales and her photography
She will be missed by everyone in the music industy.
Every so often a special gift is born with a special talent and purpose.
Lissa Wales was this special gift to the drumming community!
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 ART / 4 / 2DAY
— Tegetthoff at the Naval Battle of Lissa (1879, 110x82cm) _ This picture by Romako is one of the most unusual historical paintings of the 19th century.
It deals with the sea battle of Lissa in 1866, where the Austrian Admiral Wilhelm von Tegetthoff conquered the Italians.
The obvious inspiration from Michelangelo is surpassed by the intense compression of the various plastic planes which become shining planes of color In their brilliant chromatic polish and in the tangle of the masses in violent "contrapposto" there is an unreal smoothness which tends towards a visionary effect.
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 Hackemer Review: Summer 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
As they move from battle to battle, the authors rectify errors they have found in published sources, often with archival materials.
Their explanation of the battle of Lissa and its contribution to “ram fever” in the 1870s and 1880s is particularly good.
At times the amount of space devoted to battle narratives makes it difficult to spot some of the trends; a concise chapter tracing the general course of technological developments would have been welcome.
www.nwc.navy.mil /press/Review/1999/summer/br16-su9.htm   (658 words)

 Calendar of the month - July
The Battle of Delville Wood, WW I's fiercest action fought by South African troops in the European theatre, 1916.
In the battle, the Argentine forces were commanded by General Emilio Mitre; those of Brazil by Field Marshall Polidoro, while the Uruguayan forces were led by General Flores, who was also the Commander in Chief.
The new steam-and-steel era would truly commence with the first sea battle between ironclad steam fleets off the island of Lissa in the Adriatic.
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 Battles and Wars
A relatively quiet time the Victorian era was devoid of the major sea battle which preceded and followed.
The lithography of "The Naval Battle of Lissa" by F. Kollarz.
Husscar Battles She fought against the Peruvian ironclad Independence; against the British South America Squadron of wooden vessels; during 1879, alone, she faced all the Chilean Navy, and, during six months, avoided the invasion of Peru by Chilean troops.
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 lissa - Ask.com Web Search
Vis (Greek Issa, Italian Lissa,), is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, the furthest one from the coast that is also inhabited.
The Battle of Lissa took place on 20 July 1866 in the Adriatic Sea near the island of Lissa (now Vis) and was a victory for an outnumbered...
There have been two naval Battles of Lissa fought in the Adriatic Sea near the island of Lissa.
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 VIS - LISSA - ISSA Holidays 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A naval battles took place between these two neighboring states in 384 BC that is the first recorded armed naval conflict in the Adriatic Seas.
The lithography of "The Naval Battle of Lissa"on 20.07.1866 by F. Kollarz.
MIT ALLER KRAFT NACH LISSA - Anniversary exhibition catalogue of the naval battle at Lissa on 18-20 July 1986 on Vis July - September 1996.
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 Battle Summaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In one of the most dramatic two-day battles in history, the Confederate Virginia invaded Union-held Hampton Roads at the confluence of the James and Elizabeth Rivers, sinking the sloop Cumberland, burning the frigate Congress, and driving the steam frigate Minnesota and other ships aground.
The only major battle of the war was the Battle of Lissa on 20 July, a short, vicious affair.
The Battle of Ilo is also notable as the first time a self-propelled torpedo was used in combat, although it missed the Huascar.
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 Haze Gray & Underway Mystery Pictures 20 through 29 - Answers
During the Battle of Lissa in July 1866 she was set afire and rammed an Italian ship, causing the damage seen here.
This is the Britsh heavy cruiser HMS Exeter following her 13 December 1939 duel with the German raiding cruiser Admiral Graf Spee (the Battle of the River Plate).
Achilles went to India in 1948 as Delhi and played her own part in the 1953 movie Battle of the River Plate (Graf Spee was played by USS Salem, and Cumberland played Exeter's part); Delhi was discarded in the late 1970's.
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June 14 - Beginning of the Austro-Prussian War, when the Austrians and most of the medium German states declare war on Prussia.
July 3 - Austro-Prussian War decided at the Battle of Königgratz, resulting in Prussia taking over as the prominent German nation from Austria.
July 20 - Naval battle at Lissa between Autria Hungary and Italy.
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 Empath Spell Event
You also see a grey wolf who is sitting, a white cat who is sitting, a wooden shield, a small stick, some light leather, some light leather, a short sword, a kobold skin, the porch steps and a hollow tree stump.
Lissa says, "Garltong is who we are trying to lend aid to, and he is here."
She is wearing a pair of simple leather sandals, a white veil adorned with a circlet of intertwined wheat, some gossamer white silk robes, and a garland of living leaves and herbs.
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 The Austrian Frigate SMS Novara 1843-99
The battle was a notable one - it was the first on the high seas since Trafalgar in 1815, and the last to be fought solely between squadrons of wooden ships.
The victory was short-lived, however, as on 3 July the Prussian army defeated the Austrians at the battle of Königgrätz.
According to the official Austrian account, the battle had lasted some five hours, after which period the Italian fleet was forced to retire in the direction of Ancona, followed by the Austrian squadron.
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 Napoleon Series Battle Lists: Other Actions
It is doubtful to claim this event as an English victory because the french fleet succeeded in reaching the target of protecting a naval grain convoy coming from America.
But nevertheless the battle itself was an English tactical victory.
Naval Battle of Abukir Bay (Battle of the Nile)
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 The Battleship Kongo
The consensus of opinion seems to be that the "battle cruiser" was misconceived -- neither fish nor fowl: too much of a battleship to be relegated to cruiser tasks, but too little of a battleship to be hazarded in the line-of-battle.
In the following Battle of the Yellow Sea, 10 August 1904, although there were no decisive losses, the Russians were hurt enough to return to Port Arthur, except for the Tsessarevitch, which headed for a neutral Chinese port and was interned for the duration of the War.
There were other advantages too, however, and the Battle of Tsushima, 27-28 May 1905, turned out to be one of the more decisive naval battles in history, with most of the Russian fleet, including all the battleships, either sunk or captured.
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 WHKMLA : History of the Austro-Prussian War, 1866
On the Italian front the main battles were fought on sea; in the NAVAL BATTLE OF LISSA (July 20th) the Austrian navy defeated the Italian navy.
Equally the naval war in the Adriatic sea was the last of a kind, where RAMMING tactics still was used.
Painting by Anton Romak : Admiral Tegetthoff at the Naval Battle of Lissa, from Österreichische Galerie Belvedere
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 Created with DiDaPro
Subsequent inquiry after the Battle revealed that the rammed ship was doomed anyway because of a later successful ram on it by the Kaiser Franz Josef I, the only Austrian main battle cruiser to survive the battle.
It is rumored that one Austro-Hungarian captain, though his ship was relatively undamaged, did not want to bear the shame of a defeat(his Grandfather having been a hero in the Battle of Lissa) or else was frustrated by continual bad die rolls and wanted to end his torment.
He supposedly in the heat and confusion of battle scuttled his own ship and pretended he was sunk by Spanish gunfire.
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