Essays Tagged: "military bases"

Battle of Okinawa

nd 1200 miles from the islands of Ulithi and Guam which earlier in 1945 were the three closest U.S. military bases. This meant that the island would be well defended. Measuring sixty-seven miles long ... re, fishing, lumbering, food processing, and the manufacture of textiles and pottery. United States military bases and tourism are also important to the economy. In 1945 three fourths of the islands p ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Serial Killer - John Joubert

ould never have suspected. This would be one of 3 murders in a close community and one of America's Military bases.A young boy named Danny Joe Eberle was up early on a Sunday morning like many Sundays ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

When I was A Little Boy.

e to aircraftrepair facilities where I would watch in great fascination. In my teens, wentup to the military bases and befriended many soldiers involved with aircraftand asked them numerous questions. ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Future

In the year 2035, humans discovered secret military bases on Mars. They detected that the Martians were building a huge nuclear rocket, and pla ... , to defuse the rocket. Captain Smith and his most brilliant sidekick Steven landed near the secret military base with a few other members of their crew.The sweat hung heavy on Steven's cold features. ... what you are doing and throw any weapons that you may be carrying onto the floor," ordered a stout military official pointing a gun at Smith."I'm afraid I can't do that." Replied Smith in defiance."I ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Who Really Was Responsible For Pearl HArbor's Devistation?

rl Harbor is to blame.The fact is, multiple documents were sent out from Washington, DC to the U.S. military bases in the Pacific. Though Pearl Harbor was not always mentioned specifically in the gove ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2005

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

Collapse of the Soviet Union

The Soviet Union was a global superpower, possessing the largest armed forces on the planet with military bases from Angola in Africa, to Vietnam in South-East Asia, to Cuba in the Americas. When M ... between the superpowers caused the USSR to bankrupt itself and collapse. In reality, massive Soviet military spending during the 1970s had caused the USSR's economic problems. George F. Kennan, former ...

(4 pages) 119 1 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Spanish Settlement - 1500s.

typically lying on the outskirt. Missions in frontier areas often had fortifications. Presidios, or military bases, were another type of settlement. Most presidios were in remote frontier areas, parti ...

(1 pages) 1787 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

American Expansion - Written in the perspective of a pro-imperialist during the times of imperialism (early 1900's).

U.S. influence. Job opportunities will also be opened up. Politically, America will gain important military bases. For example, a naval base in Hawaii would be an excellent spot as it is in the middl ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cultural Diversity - Traditions

y may think, is at the other end of the spectrum. I was raised as a Christian growing up on various military bases as my father pursued his military career. My younger childhood left me memories of go ...

(6 pages) 182 0 4.1 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Postwar Women

helped encourage women's entrance into the workforce. Millions marched into factories, offices, and military bases. The demand for labor was so great, that a poll taken that year showed that only 13% ...

(6 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

American Citizenship

other countries, soldiers can be quartered in your house without your consent.We have the strongest military. Americans are not obligated to fight for their country, but they choose to. They put their ... ger able to park in front of the airport. It has become a hassle for many travelers. The border and military bases also have become stricter.I believe the United States has become racist against the M ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

In The Six Months After December 1941, The Japanes

ith the British. Japan decided to make a surprise attack on the US Pacific fleet where the they had military bases at Pearl Harbor; in Hawaii. This was to be a devastating blow to the Americans.The Am ...

(8 pages) 879 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The Meaning of Citizenship

other countries, soldiers can be quartered in your house without your consent.We have the strongest military. Americans are not obligated to fight for their country, but they choose to. They put their ... ger able to park in front of the airport. It has become a hassle for many travelers. The border and military bases also have become stricter.Since the attack on September 11, most may feel a little di ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Impacting moment in my Life

I had made and had kept me company for many years but the major reason was leaving the house in the military base Roosevelt roads.Everything happened when my father decided it was time to retire the m ... had daily in the service. I counted on the short age of 13 and was enrolled in the 7th grade in the military base Roosevelt roads in Cieba Puerto Rico. I had been 6 years cursing in military schools; ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Sodexo, Management Study

variety of settings including hospitals, colleges, universities, private as well as public schools, military bases, retirement centers, corporate buildings and remote locations. Sodexo Inc. has over 1 ...

(4 pages) 775 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is the significance of the U.S. and U.K being the only modern states to have acted hegemonously across the globe

onial blocs- Advanced by political reconstruction following WW2- Free trade made available by using military bases abroad to export goods.- Loaned other countries following the war, therefore had esta ...

(1 pages) 326 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science