Essays Tagged: "Guerrilla Warfare"

Bleeding Ireland and Black America

ire could lacerate the air onevery side of us. Belfast is charming, apart from the harsh reality of guerrilla warfare andterrorism being common occurrences. For the first time, throughout my three mon ... o the ghetto," as I put in a tape.My thought stream continues as it takes me to another place where guerrilla warfare andterrorism are a part of daily life.The gunshots and unruly pitbull barking regi ...

(18 pages) 260 0 2.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Taiwan Independence Movement

few months the Japanese destroyed the Taiwan Democratic Republic, but the Taiwanese continued their guerrilla warfare against the Japanese until 1902.There were armed uprisings until 1916. After 1916, ...

(2 pages) 74 0 2.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Cuban embargo. When it started, why it started, what is wrong with it, what will happen if it is lifted.

d the United States are non-existent. The US had many investments in Cuba when Fidel Castro and his guerrilla warfare took over Cuba in 1959. Therefore the U.S. was no longer able to steal from Cuba. ...

(5 pages) 127 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Describe the border wars between England and Wales in the High Middle Ages. How did the English control the borders and eventually conquer the Welsh?

, and the very fact that the many rivaling kingdoms within its own borders established a ready-made guerrilla warfare that the royalty of England was ill-prepared to subjugate. Because of the lack of ... the English were already aware that even their heavy cavalry was impotent once they penetrated the guerrilla war-friendly home ground of the Welsh defenders. Gerald of Barry, a royal servant and desc ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ho Chi Minh: Rattled Genius or Dictatorial Lunatic?

Ho Chi MinhHe married nationalism to communism and perfected the deadly art of guerrilla warfareBY STANLEY KARNOWn emaciated, goateed figure in a threadbare bush jacket and frayed ... tionalist obsessed by a single goal: independence for his country. Sharing his fervor, his tattered guerrillas vaulted daunting obstacles to crush France's desperate attempt to retrieve its empire in ...

(19 pages) 81 1 2.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Vietnam Memorial Interview/ "The Things They Carried" --Vanderbilt

ng that he never could have imagined. Streaming jungles. Napalm. Underground tunnels. Agent Orange. Guerrilla warfare. A conflict that started in controversy, ended with controversy, and has made noth ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Explain why the Americans withdraw its forces from Vietnam in 1973?

reasons in the hidden weakness of the Americans and in the surprising strengths of their opponents. Guerrilla warfare and the failure to win the "Hearts and Minds" of the people in the US and in South ... war. One of the biggest problems that they faced was the fact that the Vietcong were fighting using guerrilla tactics: fighting on a small scale, taking independent, irregular actions, they would atta ...

(6 pages) 46 1 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Describe the military tactics used by both the U.S.A and the Vietcong forces in Vietnam in the 1960's

military tactics; The USA used modern technology such as the napalm bomb. Were as the Vietcong used guerrilla warfare. The USA was confident of success "America could simply not believe that it could ... SA was confident of success "America could simply not believe that it could be beaten by a bunch of guerrillas in black pyjamas" They thought this because they had the latest equipment and plenty of m ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The role of Che Guevara in the cuban revolution. Description and analysis of Che Guevara (the legendary guerilla fighter) who helped Fidel Castro take over power in Cuba

rce of the revolution behind the leadership of Fidel Castro. Guevara played significant role in the guerrilla army which seized power in 1959 and also in Castro's regime where he held various position ... 's impact on the success of the Cuban revolution was a result of his tactical genius, experience in guerrilla warfare, leadership and training of the guerrilla force and his socialist ideologies.Gueva ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Conflict in indochina-Pol Pot & Lon Nol

t rebel army aimed at attacking the government. The Khmer Rouge emerged as a strong force that used guerrilla warfare. Under the leadership of Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge became anti-Vietnam and pro-comm ... uary 1979 and he and his supporters fled to the Thai-Cambodian border where they thereafter waged a guerrilla war against the Cambodian government. He officially resigned as Khmer Rouge commander in 1 ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Taiwan Independence Movements during the Japanese Control

few months the Japanese destroyed the Taiwan Democratic Republic, but the Taiwanese continued their guerrilla warfareagainst the Japanese until 1902.There were armed uprisings intermittently until 191 ...

(1 pages) 19 0 4.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Vietnam War

ched the tried and true tactics of World War Two against a hide, run, and shoot technique known as "Guerrilla Warfare." It matched some of the best trained soldiers in the world against largely an unt ...

(11 pages) 78 4 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why did the US fail to save South Vietnam from Communism?

pular to its own people and the people which they tried to 'save'. Militarily the US failed to stop guerrilla warfare and committed many atrocities against the Vietnamese people. Ho Chi Minh (the lead ... no other option than to withdraw.Militarily America simply was never trained for such an extensive guerrilla war. Though the North was terribly out numbered and suffered many more casualties than Ame ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Cambodia & Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge

s a totalitarian society that ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. The regime, in which its leader was guerrilla commander Pol Pot, rose to power after years of guerrilla warfare. While it ruled, the reg ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Strategies used by the opposing sides in the Second Indochina War (1965-1973)

d Indochina war of 1965-1973 because of the effective strategies used by the North, with the use of Guerrilla warfare and the Ho Chin Minh trail. The south was defeated because their tactics like usin ... entional ground and air warfare.The US tactics were wrong. Fighting a conventional war against a guerrilla war, the US should have learnt from the previous Indochina War between the French and the ...

(11 pages) 22 0 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

America the great

as the communists in the USSR and China. Another was a group of rebels in Panama. These rebels used guerrilla warfare trying to gain control of the Panama Canal. President Reagan finally decided to at ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Partisans

Guerrilla Warfare, fighting by roving bands of irregular forces using hit-and-run tactics. The word ... irregular forces using hit-and-run tactics. The word "guerrilla" is Spanish and means "little war." Guerrilla warfare is a common method of revolt against one's government, and it is also used in resi ... ommon method of revolt against one's government, and it is also used in resisting enemy occupation. Guerrillas who on their own soil fight foreign troops are commonly called partisans. (B1) In Europe, ...

(6 pages) 499 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Ernesto "Che" Guevara

here the Cuban revolutionaries were being given a tough commando course of professional training in guerrilla warfare by the Spanish Republican Army captain, Alberto Bayo. Bayo not only got his experi ... ish Republican Army captain, Alberto Bayo. Bayo not only got his experience from himself but on the guerrilla teachings of Mao Tse-tung. ?Che?, he became his star pupil and was made a leader of his cl ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Atlas Shrugged: Setting And Conflict Analasys

uture picture of our nation torn by rioting, devastated by government-caused famine, and ravaged by guerrilla warfare.Man vs. Society John Galt tires of being told that the work of his mind mu ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ernesto “ Che ” Guevara Lynch de la Serna

here the Cuban revolutionaries were being given a tough commando course of professional training in guerrilla warfare by the Spanish Republican Army captain, Alberto Bayo. Bayo not only got his experi ... ish Republican Army captain, Alberto Bayo. Bayo not only got his experience from himself but on the guerrilla teachings of Mao Tse-tung. "Che", he became his star pupil and was made a leader of his cl ...

(2 pages) 639 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History