Essays Tagged: "killing machines"

An analysis/review of the book Dispatches, by Michal Herr

writes from inside the nightmare, with all the tension and terror that turned these young men into killing machines. It is all the more frightening because, emptied of any concerns for justice, or et ...

(4 pages) 69 2 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Roman battle techniques

hey played. Each was extremely well trained and disciplined with a set battle plan. They were total killing machines, each armed with a sword (gladius), two javelins (pilum) and a shield (scuta)When c ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Killer Whale. taxonomy, ecology, evolutionary history, reproduction, distribution, morphological characteristics, behavioral characteristics, and conservation.

he group. The genus is Orcinus and species is orca. Killer whales had a reputation for being fierce killing machines which is why the Spanish called them "ballena asesina" or the assassin whale (10). ... ce which is common to dolphins. The name Orca came from Spanish sailors who routinely observed them killing and eating whales. Characteristic of this habit is the fact that the killer whale only eats ...

(9 pages) 39 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Gun Control

61% of suicides. That is over half for both. We cannot keep up these statistics. Guns are tools for killing, there really is not much else to do with one besides that. Killing is against the Ten Comma ... 13,790 people were killed by guns in 1995 and 18,503 took their own lives. So why do we keep these killing machines? What do you think of when you hear the word gun? Murder, murder, murder, k ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pit Bull

hould be held accountable for their and his own actions.Secondly people reported that these vicious killing machines roamed the street for days surely these people reported it to the police if so why ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Even the Winners are Losers: "Generals Die in Bed" by Charles Yale Harrison

learn that during the war, soldiers can be turned into “insane” and “reckless” killing machines who lose their humanity, and lastly you find out that these men may fall victim to ... an. If that isn’t a loss of humanity, then what is? These men had been completely relegated to killing-machines when told by their Colonel before the final raid to take no prisoners. They didn ...

(4 pages) 2127 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Stanley Kubrick’s film Full Metal Jacket (1987), captures the harsh

ysical and mental drills. Terms such as "maggot" or "lady" are repeatedly used to create "lean mean killing machines". The path of the creation of the soldier is focused on Private Joker (Priva ... regarding the entire conflict is replaced by a hardened awareness. The scene showing Private Joker killing of the sniper is his right of passage as a soldier. This passage is the epitome of the death ...

(3 pages) 1325 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Roman Sheer Forces

Empire's army which they're famous of their brutality in fighting and most likely like professional killing machines.SoldiersMost of the Roman military forces are foot soldiers that originated and com ...

(6 pages) 520 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Argumentative essay over the war in afghanistan

me sort of family, all of them have something to lose. The government looks at soldiers as soulless killing machines, but the truth is they are just doing their job to the best of their abilities, as ... just doing their job to the best of their abilities, as efficient as they can. If that means making killing insurgents that are a threat to the well-being of the unit, they will. The toll the American ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers