Essays Tagged: "military officials"

All Quiet on the Western Front: Corruption of Power theme

, All Quiet On the Western Front, by Erich Remarque, through the eyes of the platoon leader, of the military officials, and of the highest level of power in Germany at the time, the Kaiser.The bottomm ... es it to disguise his own weaknesses, allowing him to gain some form of power.The next level in the military edifice of power lies in the competitive military officials. With the increased level of po ...

(4 pages) 53 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Voltaire and the Old Order Candide, by Voltaire

e shows events where the Church members were breaking their vows of celibacy and the government and military officials were taking advantage of their powers. Also the people are providing more special ... ime to encourage the others." (Voltaire 111). The soldiers explain to Candide that they shoot their military leaders every now and then to encourage the others to work harder so that it does not happe ...

(4 pages) 51 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The My Lai Massacre

It was early spring of 1967. U. S. military officials strongly suspected Quang Ngai Province of South Vietnam, as being a Viet Cong str ... ns, mostly unarmed women, children, babies and elderly people, were dead. The objective of the U.S. military mission was clear: search and destroy the My Lai hamlet. What wasn't clear was what should ... any American soldiers who continued to shoot villagers. Thompson would later be questioned by U.S. military officials for making the decision to threaten his own troops with bodily harm. In military ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2004

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

This is an essay based around the prompt "what steps would you have taken differently to prevent pearl harbor?"

earned to help prevent any such event from happening again. I would have advised the government and military officials to honor all respects of a neutrality, recognize and act on the signals they rece ... ty, recognize and act on the signals they receive, and better coordinate communications between the military and government. If these matters would have been taken, an attack on Pearl Harbor would not ...

(4 pages) 44 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Argumentative Essay " UFO Presence In The Universe " The Roswell Issue

Mexico, has been in the centre of on-going speculation about alien life forms and US Government and Military cover-ups. It is my personal belief that extraterrestrial bodies are present in this Univer ... arth. There is evidence pointing to the fact that there are aliens present in the universe. Retired military officials will admit to there being extraterrestrials being present on earth.An excellent e ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

My Lai Massacre.

It was early spring of 1967. U. S. military officials strongly suspected Quang Ngai Province of South Vietnam, as being a Viet Cong str ... ns, mostly unarmed women, children, babies and elderly people, were dead. The objective of the U.S. military mission was clear: search and destroy the My Lai hamlet. What wasn't clear was what should ... any American soldiers who continued to shoot villagers. Thompson would later be questioned by U.S. military officials for making the decision to threaten his own troops with bodily harm. In military ...

(4 pages) 104 5 4.8 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Bin Laden

s deputy in Iraq."He was referring to L. Paul Bremer, the chief U.S. administrator in Iraq, and top military officials."For security reasons, the rewards will be given as soon as conditions permit, Go ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Emerging Australian Identity

ajor trends of transformations and changes.During the historic times, England brought its convicts, military officials and some of its major people in currently known Australia and they settled down h ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Essay over the book "All Quiet on the Western Front"

"All Quiet on the Western Front" are categorized from the lowest social, the platoon leader and the military officials to the highest social class, the Kaiser. The thesis of this paper is that two ext ... that of his soldiers but he too had to answer to the next level up the chain of command held by the military officials.The military officials had a higher level of social class status, which came with ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a assignment that I had to do: make a Chinese newspaper

the Sui dynasty. It was time for a change and it has arrived.THE MILATARY STRIKES BACK895 C.E- Some military officials are taking advantages of the power the emperor is giving them. The are starting t ...

(1 pages) 487 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Imperalism Teaching Unit

ovided "a window towards overseas expansion". Attitudes concerning overseas expansion varied. Military officials saw it as an opportunity to expand "American might around the world". Busin ... tionships between the United States and the rest of the world. Emilio Aguinaldo helped the American Military to drive out the Spanish from the Philippines. Aguinaldo and his supporters felt that the F ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Enders Game

nd forth between Ender's childhood and an ambiguous adult conversation, we learn of the existence a military force that controls its passive and obedient citizens. Government sanctions encourage only ... ions encourage only two children per family. Each newborn receives an implant, a "monitor" allowing military officials to view life through the eyes of the child and find candidates for their orbiting ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Asian American Loyalty Throughout War

ing war. Japanese American loyalty was immediately questioned following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Military officials had concerns about Japanese Americans on the west coast, and assumed the whole ra ... t indicating "yes" to questions 27 and 28 was essentially a commitment to volunteer immediately for military service. On the other hand, answering "no" to either or both questions was an implication o ...

(6 pages) 26 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Should Torture be legal or not

the topic of using torture in a liberal democracy is a highly debated topic amongst government and military officials. Since the tragedy of 9-11, the question of whether or not torture should be used ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights