Back from the Deep: The Strange Story of the Sister Subs by Carl Lavo

By Carl Lavo

This epic international struggle II submarine saga follows the extreme, intertwined destinies of the sister ships Squalus and Sculpin to their dramatic end -- the tragic defeat of the Sculpin via a eastern destroyer and the frenetic wrath of its sister sub that undefined.

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1114–1064 During 20th Dynasty, under Ramesses XI, Sherden mercenaries are still mentioned in administrative documents as in service of royal house and beneficiaries of lands and goods. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND & SOURCES The earliest mention of an ethnic group now considered to be among the Sea Peoples is in Egyptian hieroglyphics on the ‘Byblos obelisk’. This mentions kwkwn son of rwqq, transliterated as Kukunnis, son of Lukka (the Lycian). The next historical evidence is from the ‘Amarna letters’, representing diplomatic correspondence between 14th-century BC pharaohs and their contemporaries in Canaan, Mesopotamia, Anatolia and the Aegean.

The rich cities of the Nile Delta were an attractive prize, and the political situation in Egypt offered an excellent opportunity for new settlement. 1207 BC. Heads of various enemies of Egypt, from the Medinet Habu reliefs; three of them represent Aegean warriors with the ‘feathered tiara’ style of helmet. In Egyptian iconography the artists are careful to differentiate the characteristics of various ethnic groups; the long-haired, bearded figure here may represent a Near Eastern Semitic type, and the man with a fringe and sidelocks a Libyan.

From the historical and mythological sources, it is possible to construct the following theory. The tribe of the Danai originated in the East, and the introduction of the alphabet to Greece is attributed to it. Its members were outstanding seamen who had a special connection with sun worship. The association with the Tribe of Dan is because they formed two different tribes (the Danites and the Danai) with identical names and similar characteristics, who operated in the same geographical region and period, or had a strong link between them, and possibly a certain measure of identity.

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