Essays Tagged: "german troops"

Essay on world war one.

At the start of the First World War, in the summer and early fall of 1914, German troops poured across neutral Belgium and into France behind the thunder of artillery, the lig ... portation of troops and materiel, and the mobilization ability which the rail systems of France and Germany provided was surely of great import to the initiation of campaigns and offensives, at the en ... ogy came into use, such as, better grenades; improvements in artillery, and enhanced ballistics.The German line systems were frequently even deeper, more sophisticated and complex. German dugouts migh ...

(11 pages) 147 2 4.2 Sep/2003

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

The out break of wwii(germany).

On September 1, 1939, German troops invaded Poland. Britain and France declared war on Germany two days later. By the end ... ern Poland, and the two countries subsequently formally divided Poland between them. In April 1940, German forces conquered Denmark and Norway, and in May they struck at the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxe ... British troops offered ineffective resistance against the lightning-like strikes, or blitzkrieg, of German tanks and airplanes. A large part of the French army surrendered, and some 300,000 British an ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Schlieffen plan: What it was, what happened and it's consequences.

The plan was devised by Alfred von Schlieffen (hence the name) , when he devised it he was German Army Chief of Staff, in 1905, the plan was German which they would use to avoid a war on two ... hlieffen estimated that it would take Russia six weeks to mobilize her forces ready for war against Germany. He came to the conclusion that Germany would have six weeks in which to defeat France and g ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.6 Mar/2004

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

European Warfare in the First World War

time in WW1, shone a light on what was to become the new European warfare. Very early into the war German troops were ordered to "dig in", in order to stop their retreat and prevent the Allied advanc ... umbers decreased, soldiers were forced to endure up to forty-five days in the front line. Since the German were the first to "dig in" they choose the high ground thus forcing Britain and France to dig ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.6 Apr/2004

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

"Battle of the Bulge" Explained in Text: Conditions, Warfare, Motive, and Objective.

main weapons used in the Battle of the Bulge was small arms on the US side, and artillery from the German lines outside of the forest. Randomly the German Troops would attack the US Soldiers with a F ... sing many casualties, but the Americans had to hold the line at all costs, they could not allow the Germans to recapture the Ardennes Forest.The supplies were cut short, and the Soldiers ate poorly, t ...

(1 pages) 51 1 4.1 Aug/2004

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

Australia's involvement in WWI

lised its troops in support of Serbia. On the 1st of August, France mobilised in support of Russia, Germany mobilised in support of Austria, and Russia declared war on Germany. On the 3rd of August Ge ... declared war on Germany. On the 3rd of August Germany declared war on France. One day later, after German troops invaded Belgium on their way to France, Britain declared war on Germany. Britain's ent ...

(12 pages) 91 1 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

1938 in Nazi Germany

Between 1933 and 1941, the Nazis aimed to make Germany judenrein (cleansed of Jews) by making life so difficult for them that they would be forced ... g life so difficult for them that they would be forced to leave the country. By 1938, about 150,000 German Jews, one in four, had already fled the country. The "Anschluss" - annexation of Austria by ... power in Austria. Hitler sent his army into Austria on March 11, 1938. On the morning of March 12, German troops crossed into Austria. On 13th March 1938. The Anschluss-the incorporation of Austria i ...

(8 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Battle Of Stalingrad And The Subjucation Of The Sixth Army.

In the early hours of June 22, 1941 the German army poured across the borders of the Soviet Union. This would initiate four years of horrifi ... over 2000 aircraft. Many trucks and logistical vehicles had also been taken from France. 3 million German troops along with other pro axis armies such as Hungary and Romania bringing the total to 4 m ... es such as Hungary and Romania bringing the total to 4 million were mobilised for the invasion. The German campaign was spearheaded by three armies who fought on a front stretching from the Baltic coa ...

(9 pages) 38 0 4.0 Nov/2005

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

Explain how the Schlieffen plan was meant to work.

On 1 august 1914 Germany declared war on Russia. At once hundreds of thousands of German troops began to move. Instea ... based on the possibility that Russia alone would be involved. In this case, he planned to send the German army across the north-east border on a direct route to Russia's capital, St Petersburg. This ... Plan. The Schlieffen plan was planned before the war began and the plan itself was supposed to help Germany avoid two-front war by knocking out French army which was using so called plan 17 to recaptu ...

(2 pages) 28 1 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What events, from 1937 to 1939, led to the outbreak of war in 1939, and how did war spread between 1937 and 1941?

France and Britain declared war on Germany in 1939 and by 1941 a global war had began. The events in Europe which lead to the outbreak ... which lead to the outbreak of war were the Munich Crisis, Anschluss, the invasion of Poland and the German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact. The war spread because Germany invaded and occupied countries, th ... nched Operation Barbarossa and Japan attacked the Untied States.Anschluss (the union of Austria and Germany) led to the outbreak of war. In 1938 Hitler threatened the Austrian Chancellor with war if h ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Many Causes of WWII

theories have been compiled into this essay. The causes outlined in this essay is firstly the Nazi Germany foreign policy, secondly is Britain's policy of appeasement.The first cause of WWII was the ... secondly is Britain's policy of appeasement.The first cause of WWII was the foreign policy of Nazi Germany and its leader Adolf Hitler; the policy had three general objectives:1. Free itself from the ...

(2 pages) 64 1 3.0 Oct/2006

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

The Midsummer crisis of 1941 remains one of the more important and over all controversial question of modern Swedish history

re diplomatically neutral states, but was this really the case during WWII? --when Sweden gave into German demands. Was this a result of poor adaptation-politics? Or were they simply obligated to subm ... neighboring countries became enclosed by Nazi and Russian troops. The combat in Norway resulted in Germany's demands for use of Sweden's transportation system to directly transport German troops thro ...

(5 pages) 1264 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

African Queen

ueen" takes place in the African rain forest. Rose Sayer and Charlie Allnut meet after an attack by German troops on a village. The story begins there where they first started their journey down the r ... started their journey down the river. Both agreed on a adventurous trip to lake Wittelsbach where a German boat called the Konigin Luise was located. There plan was to destroy this boat for revenge on ...

(1 pages) 667 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Why was world war one not over by Christmas?

It is thought that the reason the first world war was not over by Christmas, was because Germany had underestimated everything, everyone's capabilities, and to a degree even themselves. My ... ason links into every area of why the war took so long to finish. So you could say that not only is Germany underestimating everything is a reason, or even the main reason but it is also the only reas ... , or even the main reason but it is also the only reason for the war as well.The Schlieffen planWas Germany's plan to win a quick war. This plan was not looked into enough, and yet the Germans were so ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Battle of hurtgen forest

gen Forest September 19 - December 8, 1944 September, 1944. Allied forces were pushing into Germany. General Courtney Hodges wanted to close to the Rhine River, and to do that required driving ... e Rhine River, and to do that required driving Nazi forces out of the Hurtgen Forest. Laying on the German-Belgian border, just east of the Roer River, the forest was about 50 square miles. It was den ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Canada is country that is extremely supportive of freedom and

d. The liberation could not have happened at a more crucial time. The war was coming to a close and Germany had taken Holland under attack in only a few days. Starvation and disease took over the coun ... disease took over the country. A lot of the food, warm clothes and other necessities were taken by German troops for themselves. "Many people were starving, some begging on the streets for a loaf of ...

(3 pages) 1256 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Stalingrad was one of the most horrendous battles of World

ingrad, Russia. It was a turning point in the war not only because it destroyed a major part of the German Army, but it also caused Germany to lose the initiative in battle, which it never regained. N ... Russian Red Army was very determined and heroic in their efforts, the battle was not theirs to win. German superiority in manpower, training, tanks, in the air, and guns should have added up to an eas ...

(7 pages) 2905 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Causes of World War One

ar.Militarism was a crucial factor that invoked the onset of World War One. By 1914, the French and Germany military doubled in size from the Franco-Prussian War in 1871. Under Weltpolitik (Germany's ... the onset of World War One, "all were trapped by the ingenuity of their military preparations, the Germans most of all." - A.J.P Taylor 'War by Timetable' 1969. German military planners were forced t ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Which factors led to Germany's defeat in the World War I?

The World War I was the first global war which happened in Europe in 1914 to 1918. In this war, Germany and Austria-Hungary were defeated by Great Britain, France and the United States because of ... in, France and the United States because of several reasons. The factors which led to the defeat of Germany were poor planning, British blockade and entrance of the United States army in the war.First ...

(3 pages) 4491 0 0.0 Nov/2008

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

Did Canada play a signifcant role in World War 2

Name: Ahmed Mehboob Teacher: Mr. MelvilleWorld War II began on September 1st, 1939 as German troops, under the command of Adolf Hitler, poured into Poland without a declaration of war. O ... r, poured into Poland without a declaration of war. On September 10th, 1939, Canada declared war on Germany, shortly after Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declared war. Over the course of W ... duced about 800, 000 trucks, during the war, and it exceeded the combined total truck production of Germany, Italy, and Japan. Moreover, Ford (American company) and General Motors of Canada gathered s ...

(4 pages) 30 1 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History