Essays Tagged: "armaments"

The Course of the Second World War

orway was important to Hitler because of the iron ore she produced, which was crucial to the German armaments industry. Since the British were interfering with this trade Hitler decided to invade and ...

(7 pages) 160 1 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Did the military situation justify a surprise attack with the atom bomb?

n the Pacific. Japan was suffering from a serious lack of oil and was having trouble producing more armaments with which to fight. America had a strong position in the Pacific and was moving ever clos ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Fundamental causes leading to conflict in europe (tensions in Europe)

omic rivalry among the nations, and the establishment and maintenance in Europe after 1871 of large armaments and of two hostile military alliances.Two old multinational empires particularly feared ri ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Albert Speer's claim in the Nazi regime.

nvolvement in the criminal activities of the Nazi regime is untrue. His appointment as Minister for Armaments and Hitler's 1942 decree transforming his department into a 'super-department' with wide-r ... Building Inspector (GBI) for the National Capital in January 1937 and then as the Nazi Minister for Armaments and Munitions from February 1942. Speer claimed that he was ignorant of the crimes against ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The progress of freedom.

he good of peace debates?The maintenance of general peace and a possible reduction of the excessive armaments which weigh upon all nations, present themselves in the actual situation of the world, as ... aside from their natural functions and consumed unproductively... To put an end to those ceaseless armaments and to find means for preventing the calamities which threaten the entire world, such is t ...

(12 pages) 114 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The balance of power mechanism and the system of alliances, had saved Europe from major wars for forty-three years, failed to preserve the peace in 1914.

er offended or worried opposing countries to such a point that plots of assassination, militaristic armaments production and territorial claiming were made.With the build up of tension, and once consi ...

(4 pages) 122 4 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

What were the causes of World War One?

es between the great powers and competitions amongst Germany and Britain over the quantity of their armaments, and also there was economic tension between France, Germany and Britain. There was increa ... anoia in Europe more pronounced, as the atmosphere was one of expectation of the inevitable war.The armaments race was another factor leading up to World War One, as the greater powers were all compet ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.9 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Total Mobilization, Resistance, and the Holocaust(germany).

, Germany's industry was reorganized for a total mobilization. Between February 1942 and July 1944, armaments production increased threefold despite intense Allied bombing raids. Much of the labor for ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Social, Economical, and Political Effects of World War I.

e also more widely employed in industrial jobs. By 1918, 37.6percent of the work force in the Krupp armaments firm in Germany wasfemale. In England the proportion of women works rose strikingly inpubl ...

(8 pages) 189 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

European Warfare in the First World War

Warfare. As tensions rose and quickly exploded countries were forced to "dig in", invent or improve armaments, and to seek out an Air Force. Proving to many that this "Great War" definitely would not ... new gloomy wave of warfare.As tensions rose in Europe, countries began inventing or improving their armaments; these new armaments would change European warfare forever. Bayonets, which were once extr ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Albert Speer was clearly involved in Nazi terror

title of humble architect although this soon escalated to head architect and finally to minister of armaments. With this position came great responsibility and his humble beginnings soon changed.This ... Todd, Speer's superior died suddenly in a plane crash as a result Speer was promoted to minister of armaments and munitions. Through this position Speer increased armaments production by close to 200% ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

World War I From Both Trenches.

s warfare. Battles in the twentieth century were to be won with increasingly larger and more deadly armaments such as tanks, dreadnaughts and machine guns. Consequently, the ordinary combat soldier wa ...

(8 pages) 31 1 4.6 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Adolf Hitler's role as a military commander between 1939 and 1945.

h this method of memorization Hitler was able to comprehend technical matters and any problems with armaments. He had a thorough knowledge of guns, tanks, ships and what their capabilities in war were ...

(9 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Explain how the league of nations was formed in 1919 and what its aims were.

n war and to offer all countries support against attack. It was also to reduce and to control world armaments. The League of Nations was to ensure all international treaties were registered and their ...

(1 pages) 14 1 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

F-86 Sabre VS MiG-15

ame aircraft technology acquired from the Germans, these two fighters differed in designated roles, armaments and speed. The primary mission role of the F-86 was to be an escort and dogfighter ... refore it was smaller, lighter and packed heavier armament of 23 and 37 mm machine guns. The armaments of these two planes vary as like their roles because the F-86 is armed with 6 quick firing ...

(1 pages) 879 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Versailles Treaty And WWII

ender territory, pay massive reparations exceeding 30 billion dollars and to limit Germany's future armaments. Germany was forced to accept their guilt in causing the war (outwardly contradicting Wood ... of income, and in an even greater dilemma. For Germany these were just causes to regain their lost armaments and to retake their surrendered land. They needed the land lost for a source of income, an ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Diarmement

he members of the League recognise that the maintenance of peace requires the reduction of national armaments to the lowest point consistent with national safety and the enorcement by common action of ... al unit of 30 000 is meaningless as the effectiveness of any such unit would depend on the level of armaments,training and back-up available to each army.Thus,the proposal was dropped. A.J.P Ta ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

World order

then Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Count Mouravieff, " a possible reduction of the excessive armaments which weigh upon all nations" and to revise existing principles on naval and land warfare. ...

(9 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Congressional Decision to Declare War on Germany

eved that all empires should be dismantled in order to honor self-determination as well as reducing armaments. His idealism was based on morality and progressive ideals and it seemed to him that Brita ...

(3 pages) 9 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The League of Nations

feguard the independence of countries and there new frontiers, to encourage nations to reduce their armaments and to improve all the living and working conditions for all the people in there nations w ...

(6 pages) 1178 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History