Armed Forces Essay Examples

  • American Revolutionary War Ticonderoga And Crown Point

    473 words - 2 pages

    The immediate object of the attack on the British Forts at Ticonderoga and Crown Point on May 10 and 11, 1775 was first to capture the forts themselves, but also to obtain a cannon and supplies to use for the impending seige of Boston. Washington, who assumed command of the American forces on July 2, 1775, could not attempt this attack without heavy artillery, which was procured by Colonel Ethan Allen, Colonel Benedict Arnold and Colonel Seth Warner with Vermont?s Green Mountain Boys. Green Mountain Boys, was the name of a group of soldiers from Vermont led by Allen, Warner

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    Battle Of The Bulge

    843 words - 4 pages

    The Battle of the Bulge took place on December sixteenth 1944. The Germans mobilized the last chance they had to win the war. The Germans wanted to cut the American forces in to two parts this way the could easily be destroyed. Hitler felt this was his last to win Because his forces were being pushed back and soon they would run out of the resources the would need to win the war. Hitler was mobilizing a task force of 500,000 Germans solders. The allies were slowly pushing throng the Ardennes Forest on the Germany, Belgium Boarder, with a force of 600,000 American solders And 55,000 B

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    Civil War The Battle At Hampton Roads

    673 words - 3 pages

    The battle at Hampton Roads was part of the Peninsula Campaign that lasted from March to August of 1862. There was a total of five ships engaged in the battle. From the US Navy, there were four ships, the USS Congress, USS Minnesota, USS Cumberland, and the USS Monitor. The CS Navy had one ship, the CSS Merrimack. On March 8, 1862, the CSS Merrimack steamed into Hampton Roads. She proceeded to sink the USS Cumberland and then ran the USS Congress aground. Captain Buchanan then set his sights on the already handicapped USS Minnesota. The

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    Civil War Spies

    2120 words - 9 pages

    Male and female spies were essential sources of information during the Civil War. The best spies were people you would never suspect. Spies were brave, faceless and they knew the environment very well. Their presence was incredibly excepted. Whether they dressed as men and joined the army, posed as mindless slaves, or just kept their ears opens in collective circles, spies provided necessary information. It was even a woman spy who provided Union battle plans to Confederate Army, which allowed them to win the First Battle of Manassass (First Bull Run). Throughout history, men have be

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    Civil War The Road To Appomattox

    2327 words - 10 pages

    The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the events surrounding the end of the American Civil War. This war was a war of epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. In this document, I will speak mainly around those involved on the battlefield in the closing days of the conflict. Also, reference will be made to the leading men behind the Union and Confederate forces. The war was beginning to end by January of 1865. By then, Federal (Federal was another name given to the Un

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    Egyptian Tomb 5

    2096 words - 9 pages

    Egyptologists had lost interest in the site of tomb 5, which had been explored and looted decades ago. Therefore, they wanted to give way to a parking lot. However, no one would have ever known the treasure that lay only 200 ft. from King Tut?s resting place which was beyond a few rubble strewn rooms that previous excavators had used to hold their debris. Dr. Kent Weeks, an Egyptologist with the American University in Cairo, wanted to be sure the new parking facility wouldn?t destroy anything important. Thus

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    History Of Military Aircraft

    1718 words - 7 pages

    Military aircraft has become more sophisticated in variety, effectiveness in war situations, and special maneuvering techniques in recent years. With the advance of stealth technology, many new and very effective aircraft have been developed. The F-117A was used during Operation Dessert Storm and every plane came back without a scratch. The very expensive B-2 stealth bomber has never been used in actual war, but during testing it was a success. The Advanced Tactical Fighter program was started to make an aircraft that could supercruise,

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    Sparta

    1381 words - 6 pages

    In the 7th Century BC a new era of warfare strategy evolved. Before this new strategy, foot soldiers (known as hoplites) engaged in battle in the form of one mob for each army which on the command of their generals runs at each other and proceeds to hack blindly at the enemy with little to no direction other then to kill the enemy in front of them. This proved to be very messy and the tide of battle depended mostly on emotion and size of an army. In the name of strategy and organization, the phalanx was developed. A phalanx is simply defined as a

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    Spartan Warfare

    277 words - 2 pages

    In the 7th Century BC a new era of warfare strategy evolved. Before this new strategy, foot soldiers engaged in battle in the form of one mob for an army. Then on the command of their generals they would run at each other and proceed to hack blindly at the enemy in front of them with little or no objective other than to kill him. This proved to be very messy and the victor of battle depended mostly on emotion and size of these mobs. In the name of strategy and organization, the phalanx was developed. A phalanx is simply defined as a line formation with its width significantly large

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    The Effect Of The North American P 51 Mustang On The Air War In WWII

    5195 words - 21 pages

    Abstract This paper deals with the contributions of the P-51 Mustang to the eventual victory of the Allies in Europe during World War II. It describes the war scene in Europe before the P-51 was introduced, traces the development of the fighter, its advantages, and the abilities it was able to contribute to the Allies' arsenal. It concludes with the effect that the P-51 had on German air superiority, and how it led the destruction of the Luftwaffe. The thesis is that: it was not until the advent of t

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    A Midsummer Nights Dream

    785 words - 4 pages

    In Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" the mortal teenage characters fall in love foolishly, and the character Bottom states, "O what fools these mortals be". They are foolish because they act like children. Although Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius, and Helena appear grown-up, when they are in love they act foolishly. The four teenage lovers are fools. Demetrius is a fool because he is unaware that his love changes through out the play. At the start of the play Demetrius does not love Helena. (II ii,line 188) Demetrius says, "I love thee not, therefore pursue me not."

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    Agnes Smedley

    592 words - 3 pages

    The date of birth for Agnes Smedley is knid of unknown to us. She was either born in 1892 or 1894 in the town of Osgood, Missouri. She was a great jounalist and writer. SHe grew in a mining town called Trinidad, Colorado. With hardly any school, she left home at the age of 16 after helping to support her family. Smedley went out and studied while she worked all over in the west and southwest all while enduring a quick, unhappy marriage. The turning point of her life was 1917 when she moved to New York City. Here she got a

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    Animal Farm Comparison

    223 words - 1 page

    Orwell describes snowball as a pig very similar to Napoleon, at least in the early stages. Both pigs wanted a leadership position in the ?new? economic system. As time goes on, both eventually realize that one them will have to step down, because the two could not agree on anything and were always arguing, Orwell states, ?the two disagreed at every point disagreement was possible?. In the end, the differences between Snowball and Napoleon became to great to deal with. Napoleon decides that Snowball must be eliminated. Napoleon was planning his domination long before e

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    Animal Farm Propaganda

    586 words - 3 pages

    George Orwell is warning his readers about the dangers of powerful governing bodies. He is illustrating the social destruction and corruption that is sure to occur when a ruling class is allowed to manipulate the large naïve majority. He warns readers to never be too trusting of authority figures and to always be questioning and on-guard to policies that seem to contradict the best interests of the populace. Orwell warns against giving too much power to leaders. The pigs were given way too much supremacy. Napoleon was so honored that they adopted the phrase "Napoleon is

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    Animal Farm Stalin And Napoleon

    933 words - 4 pages

    The novel Animal Farm, by George Orwell, was an allegory about the Russian Revolution in which the author used a farm and it?s members to symbolize major characters and their actions. In this composition, I will reveal to you many of Joseph Stalin? s important contributions and how they relate to the actions of Napoleon from Animal Farm. I will break this topic down into the following three parts, their rise to power, Stalin?s Five Year Plan, and their use and abuse of authority. When Lenin died in 1924, a struggle for power began between Trotsky (Snowball

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    The Bonus Army

    409 words - 2 pages

    The Bonus Army During the 1930’s, the United States was going through the Great Depression. The economy was in bad shape, banks were failing; it was not a good time to be living in America. People were desperate for money, jumping at any chance to make a few extra dollars. When veterans from World War I saw their opportunity to receive a large amount of money from the government, they didn’t hesitate to take it. In 1924, Congress promised veterans a payment of $1000 to be paid to them or to their family in 1945. In 1932, 15-45,000 veterans and supporters calling themselves “The Bonus Ar

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    Arlington

    642 words - 3 pages

    There are several different places to visit in Arlington, Virginia. Some of the most know places are Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon. Arlington, VA is located directly across the Potomac River from Washington DC. Arlington was originally part of the area surveyed for the nation’s capital, the portion on the west bank of the Potomac River was returned to the Commonwealth of Virginia by the U.S. Congress in 1846. Until 1920, this part of Virginia was known as Alexandria City and Alexandria County until it was renamed to Arlington County. Arlington National Cemetery receives ov

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    Testimoney Summary

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    Victor Montejo was a school teacher in Tzalala; a small village in the northwest part of Guatemala. One Friday morning, he was in the middle of teaching his class when he heard one of the civil patrols shout out that the Guerrillas were attacking the village. The Guerrillas were actually army soldiers that were mistaken for Guerrillas because of the green uniforms. The civil patrol started throwing rocks and the soldiers thought it was gunfire. Victor described what it was like to hear how one of his 14 year old students was shot and killed during the fight. The lieutenant ordered all the vi

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    Theme Of Love

    1268 words - 6 pages

    When a man or woman falls in love, they take on a subconscious responsibility; the vow that they will do and say anything to get the lover back. Today humans are capable of luring, seducing, stealing, stalking, and in the immeasurable love that many feel they may even commit the act of murder. In doing these actions, one devotes himself to the relationship, in the sense that he is proving that he is passionate and cares for his significant other. The feeling that a significant other, or a spouse would do anything to a certain extent can be spine tingling. In the beginning of the play Lysander

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    Thomas Stonewall Jackson

    3776 words - 16 pages

    Thomas Jackson was the third child of Julia Beckwith (née Neale) Jackson (1798 – 1831) and Jonathan Jackson (1790 – 1826), an attorney. Both of Jackson's parents were natives of Virginia. The family already had two young children and were living in Clarksburg, in what is now West Virginia. This is where their third child, Thomas, was born. He was named for his maternal grandfather. Thomas's sister Elizabeth (age six) died of typhoid fever on March 6, 1826, while two-year-old Thomas sat by her bedside. His father died of the same disease March 26. Jackson's mother gave birth to Thomas's sister

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    John Kennedy

    830 words - 4 pages

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts to Joseph and Rose Kennedy. He was born into a rich, politically connected Boston family of Irish-Catholics. He was the second of nine children which consisted of four boys and five girls. He was named after his grandfather, John Francis Fitzgerald, who was a popular Mayor in Boston. Both of Kennedy’s grandparents were prominent Boston politicians, and his father was a successful businessman who served as ambassador to Great Britain from 1937 -1940. Family and friends would call him “Jack”. Kennedy didn’t have

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    Area 51

    652 words - 3 pages

    Area 51 Is Area 51 real? Area 51 is real and is just 90 miles out of Las Vegas. Historically, Area 51 is where the U 2, A 12, SR 71, D 21 Drone and F 117 Stealth Fighter were flight-tested in secret. Area 51 is an advanced-technology flight-test centre for all types of spy and warplanes. Every weekday morning, at least 500 people arrive at the guarded terminal on the northwest side of McCarran Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here they board one of a small fleet of unmarked Boeing 737-200s. Using three digit numbers prefixed by the word "Janet" as their call signs, the 737s fly off North ever

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    What I Despise

    1182 words - 5 pages

    What I despise I despise talking about problems that are already solved by civilized nations, but sometimes I don’t have choice. I am not going to write about a person or a place. I will not point out straightly what I don’t like. I will draw a picture of my people’s life and their problems. After you read this article, you will understand my feeling. I am going to talk about a country called Iran. I am pretty sure that by reading this essay, your knowledge and way of thinking about this country will change. The present Iran is a geographical package which was wrapped by the British policy

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    US Civil War

    2423 words - 10 pages

    The United States Civil War The Formation of the Confederate States of America – CSA (1861) The Confederate States of America was the political body originally formed on 4th February 1861 by six Southern states (South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana). Jefferson Davis was selected as its first President the next day. Texas joined early in March and then replaced its governor, Sam Houston, when he refused to take an oath of allegiance to the Confederacy. These seven states seceded from the United States and took control of military and naval installations, po

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    Colin Powell

    977 words - 4 pages

    Do you know what it’s like to serve your country in numerous wars? Powell has also served as the 65th Secretary of State. Powell has changed this country for the better and inspired minorities to become involved in government and politics. Colin came into the world April 5th, 1937 in Harlem, New York. Born at around the time of the end of the great depression jobs were scarce, and prejudice was strong. Luther Theophilus Powell, and Maud Ariel McKoy the parents of Colin Powell, were both Jamaican immigrates. Maud had a high school diploma but, Luther had to drop out of school to find work. Th

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    Alex The Great

    1423 words - 6 pages

    Alexander The Great is very important because he was made a king at the age of twenty. He was a great leader as well, and had conquered most of the known world in only a thirteen year span. During 355 B.C. to 323 B.C. Alexander lived a good life, he was able to construct great battle plans so he could win a battle even if he was greatly out numbered. Three of his most memorable battles where at Granicus, Issus, and Gaugamela. Alexander’s first battle was at Granicus. The Prtsian satrap’s, Arsites and Mithridates ignored Memnon’s plan and met the Alexander and the Greeks at the Granicus River

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    Newtons Three Laws

    693 words - 3 pages

    Alex Ferguson Period 2 9/27/05 Newton’s Three Laws Newton’s first law is some times referred to the law of inertia. Inertia is the resistance an object has to a change in its state of motion. The exact wording of the first law is: An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. This really means that there has to be an applied force on an object to change the objects motion. The tendency of an object to change its direction is called and objects inertia. One

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    Custers Last Stand

    910 words - 4 pages

    On June 25, 1876, a massacre of American soldiers took place on the banks of the Little Big Horn River, Montana. This became known as the Battle of Little Big Horn, but is also called Custer’s Last Stand. It was the largest amount of Americans killed by the Native Americans. Native Americans were being forced westward and being left with no land. General Custer was a proud officer coming from fighting the Civil War and was overconfident, which led to his downfall. Custer split his group into three battalions before the tragedy of Custer’s Last Stand. If he did not split his regiment, th

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    Military Aircraft Life Cycle Management

    435 words - 2 pages

    Military Aircraft Life Cycle Management Abstract In 1997 Lockheed Martin was awarded the contract to develop the newest and most versatile joint strike fighter in the world the F-35. Lockheed not only won the initial development for this aircraft but also the long term management of parts and components required for the aircraft. Lockheed Martin began an intensive search for the proper program to track for the life cycle management of these components. During this search Lockheed Martin developed partnerships with US and international aerospace leaders to include Northrop Grumman

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    Spartan Army Superior To Athens Opinion Paragraph

    495 words - 2 pages

    The Spartan civilization fought in many wars, and conquered their enemy almost every battle. Through strategies and methods such as extensive training, efficient tactics, and effective armor and weapons, the Spartans ultimately had a better military; one that was far superior to the city state of Athens. The cardinal reason the Spartans were so successful was through their application of extensive training. These training methods they used could be described as tough, solid, and reliable. For example, Spartan boys began their military training at the impressionable age of seven years old.

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    Battle Of Cowpens

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    There are many factors that can influence a military unit’s effectiveness in battle. A unit can find success through extensive training, discipline, sheer luck, and good leadership. During the orderly, open battles of the Revolutionary War, all of these factors played an important role, but competent leadership was especially important – armies with the best training and discipline could not achieve victory if their leaders failed to place troops correctly or make use of their comparative advantages. One can analyze the importance of leadership by answering the question of how important Gen

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    Pancho Villa

    641 words - 3 pages

    Doroteo Arango, better known as Pancho Villa, was born to Adrian Arango and Maria Arambula, near San Juan del Rio, Durango, on June 5, 1877. He was from an uneducated peasant family; the little schooling he received was provided by the local church-run village school. When his father died, Arango began to work as a sharecropper to help support his mother and four siblings. The generally accepted story states that he moved to Chihuahua at the age of 16, but returned to his village after learning that an hacienda owner had tried to sexually assault his younger sister. Arango shot the man, stole

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    Braveheart

    530 words - 3 pages

    Braveheart In the Beginning of the movie William asks his father if he can go with him to a battle. His father says no and William says I know how to fight. This is where his father tells him that he might be able to fight, but he wont be a man until he can learn to use his head first. This is the advice his father gives him. Wallace kills the magistrate and all the British guards at his home town. Other clans here of this news and they are forced to join Wallace�s army, because if they dont the English will just slaughter them all as they ride through to stomp out this little up rise

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    Communism In The 20th Century

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    History has shown that strong individuals and revolutionary ideas can have a major impact on a country. Leaders are often driven by what they perceive as a desire to create a more perfect country. Frequently their egos and methods sway them from the realization of the ideals they set out to achieve. Every country has encountered a noteworthy leader at one point or another. Some countries realize this, and take advantage of the fact, while others let him or her pass slip away. A great leader has an impact on a country, an impact that lasts, one that can be looked upon as an example for future g

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    African American Soldiers In The Civil War

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    Black Soldiers in the Civil War During the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and part of the Nineteenth Century the White people of North America used the Black people of Africa as slaves to benefit their interests. White people created a climate of superiority of their race over the Black African race that in some places, still lingers on today. The American Civil War however, was a key turning point for the Black African race. Through their actions and the political actions of President Lincoln and his administration, Black Africans set a presedent for their freedom, equality and liberation. A

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    Napoleon

    1372 words - 6 pages

    Rise & Fall Soft fog fell over the southern hills; stars rose above the heavens as a gentle breeze blew the light smoke across the top of the mahogany pipe. Frigid air and piercing frost steadied the rustling leaves and there he sat, pipe in hand, staring into the darkness for answers. He was set in his age, his face like the rippling water. His eyes as cold as the very air itself and as majestic as the pearlescent moon hanging in the soft night sky. Dark black waving hair down to his shoulders gently rested over his face and covered in a black robe with a gold medal hanging upon it. Since

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    Alexander The Great

    1393 words - 6 pages

    Alexander The Great is very important because he was made a king at the age of twenty. He was a great leader as well, and had conquered most of the known world in only a thirteen year span. During 355 B.C. to 323 B.C. Alexander lived a good life, he was able to construct great battle plans so he could win a battle even if he was greatly out numbered. Three of his most memorable battles where at Granicus, Issus, and Gaugamela. Alexander’s first battle was at Granicus. The Prtsian satrap’s, Arsites and Mithridates ignored Memnon’s plan and met the Alexander and the Greeks at the Granicus

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    EFFECTIVE BODY ARMOR FOR OUR MILITARY PERSONNEL

    3364 words - 14 pages

    Our Military men and woman are currently posted in hostile combat locations such as in Iraq and Afghanistan, protecting the freedom and liberty for all. Why is it that we expect protection from these brave men and woman, but cannot offer the same to them in terms of effective and protective body armor? After the initial invasion of Iraq & Afghanistan, families and friends of military personnel deployed to these combat zones were forced to purchase body armor for their loved ones; the most popular of these non-issued and personally procured body armor systems being “Dragon Skin,” offered by a c

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    Why Did The Confederacy Last So Long

    1067 words - 5 pages

    Thousands of papers and research projects have been written to answer the question: “Why did the Union prevail over the Confederacy in the American Civil War?” In essence, this question and its subsequent answers have become a near-cliché to most American historians. The North possessed a white population twice the size of that of the South. Three quarters of the United States’ industry lay in the North; the Confederacy did not possess a navy, etc. etc. A different, and much less approached question is: why did the South last so long when the scales were near-ludicrously tipped towards the

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    The Hunt For Red October Summary Characters

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    The Hunt For Red October By Tom Clancy Setting: 1984, on the soviet submarine Kransy Oktobar (Red October), the American submarine Dallas, and Washington, D.C. Jack Ryan: analyst for the C.I.A., needs to find out what the Red October is doing, and he eventually decides that is attempting to defect to the United States Markovich Ramius: soviet submarine captain of Lithuanian descent, has a grudge towards his country because poor healthcare system killed his wife, wants to defect to the United States, eventually does Bart Mancuso: commander of the USS Dallas, first one to detect Red Oct

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    The Things They Carried

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    The main character of this story is Lieutenant Jimmy Cross in the Vietnam War. This story is told by an unknown narrator. The main idea of this story is to tell about the many military men like Cross who carry things with them, and the significance about it. Cross carries letters from a woman named Martha whom he loved dearly. Martha was a lady he dated before he joined the Army. He thinks about her all the time. At times trying to interpret the letters she wrote him, and he also constantly thinks about whether or not she is a virgin. He loves her so much, but the way the story shows it, it se

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    Amphibious Evolution

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    Amphibious Evolution In World War II the United States took advantage of its geography and industrial strength. More importantly, it took all the time it needed to fully develop the force needed to annihilate the Axis Powers. The Army spent two years preparing to invade Europe. Through out the Cold War, Marines responded to crises about three to four times a year. In the Mid-nineties they were called on to meet some 20 crises--about six times annually. The increase reflects a greater reliance on Navy and Marines aboard ships, as overseas bases diminish. Approximately three

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    Robert E Lee

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    Robert Edward Lee was born on January 19, 1807 at "Stratford" in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Henry and Anne Hill Lee. Henry Lee was a distinguished cavalry officer who participated in the American Revolution where he gained the nickname "Light Horse Harry". Henry Lee moved his family from Stratford to a home in Alexandria, Virginia on the Potomac River across from Washington. Robert E. Lee was raised there, attended school and enjoyed outdoor activities along the river. In 1825, the young Lee secured an appointment to West Point where he done great in his studies and in the military exer

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    Joseph Stalin Napoleon

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    The Real Truth of Napoleon (Joseph Stalin) Did you know Joseph Stalin and Napoleon worked behind scenes to build their power through manipulation and deal making? Napoleon had an assistant that helped him work behind scenes to get to his position, and that was the help of Snowball, as Leon Trotsky. With Snowball’s help of his ideas, speeches, and success in debates with his opponents he managed to support Napoleon, which also applies to Joseph Stalin by his assistant Leon Trotsky. Despite Napoleon’s bullying, Orwell’s text doesn’t really clearly show that Snowball was a preferable alter

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    Busness

    708 words - 3 pages

    The Battle of Saratoga is considered to be the major turning point of the American Revolution. This battle proved to the world that the fledgling American army was an effective fighting force capable of defeating the highly trained British forces in a major confrontation. As a result of this successful battle, the European powers took interest in the cause of the Americans and began to support them. In the British Campaign of 1777, Major General Burgoyne planned a concentric advance of three columns to meet in Albany, New York. He led the main column, which moved southward along the H

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    Speech Mary Ann Bickerdyke The Civil War

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    Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Mary Ann Bickerdyke and I am a hospital administrator in the Civil War. I’m speaking to you all today to alert each of you of the importance of sanitation, along with my role in the U.S. Sanitary Commission, and also my movements to change way of the soldiers camp life. I was born on the nineteenth day of July in 1817. My birth name is Mary Ann Ball and my parents are Hiram Ball and Annie Rodgers Ball. As a child, I grew up in Knox County Ohio. I attended Oberlin College in Ohio where I soon found my interest for nursing. In 1847 I marr

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    Mid Summers Night Dream

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    A Midsummer Night’s Dream In the novel by Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream a big thing in the story is the plot because it effects everything that happens in the story. Well it is a play that was written in the 1594 or1595 in London. It is a romantic/humorous/fantasy play. What else is important is the theme, setting, protagonist, and the antagonist. The characters obviously play a huge role in the play. Theseus, duke of Athens, is getting ready to marry Hoppoltva, queen of the Amazons, with a four day festival. He hopes his Master of the Revels, Philostrate, to find suitable amus

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    The Rwandan Genocide

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    In the late 1900’s, the Hutus and the Tutsis were two groups of people that were against each other in Rwanda in central Africa. The Tutsis were cattle herders, and the Hutus were farmers. The Tutsis, the minority, were favored by Belgian colonial power. The Tutsis were given more privileges than the Hutus. Identity cards were given to everyone to say if that person was Tutsi or Hutu. This unfairness made the Hutus turn against the Tutsis. In the 1950’s Hutu people gained control of the government in Rwanda and became more powerful than the Tutsis. Rwanda gained independence in 1962 and split

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    Assess The Reasons For The Failure Of Operation Market Garden

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    The failure of operation market garden cannot simply be placed on one solitary factor, intelligence interpreters could most definately have improved the job they carried although it is unfair for them to shoulder most of the blame. There are various other themes that must be considered when deciding to what extent the failure of operation market garden, for example the tactics employed, insufficent planning, and the weather, as these are of equal importance to the failure of operation market garden. Intelligence it could be argued was the most important reason for the failure of operation ma

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    A Mid Summer Nights Dream

    603 words - 3 pages

    Euan G A Midsummer Nights Dream I am writing my essay on A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare and I am going to focus on the relationships and how they change and evolve throughout the play. In A Midsummer Nights Dream there are several groups of characters that all get entangled throughout the play. They are the mechanicals, the fairies, the Athenian court and the lovers. Each group is mixed with another group sometime in the play. The fairies are the creatures who live in the forest and play an important role in the confusion that takes place later in the play. The

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