Essays Tagged: "Military tactics"

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON JR. This report briefly describes his childhood and then gets in to his life in the military more in depth. Mostly focused on his contribution to the victories in WW II.

t the art of war. His heritage of great warrior ancestors and legacy brought out his true genius of military tactics. It has been said there were many different sides of this complex man. There was th ... oted family man, the sportsman, and the poet. Patton is considered to be one of the most impressive military leaders of World War II; he was known to always be generous in sharing the glory of victory ...

(14 pages) 85 0 4.0 Oct/2002

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

"Army Rangers Taliban Terminators". This essay is about the history of the Army Rangers trainning,history and recent missions.

a Air force. These all would be key for a victory, back in the 1800s. But its the 21st century and military tactics have changed. Armies no longer fight in rows marching toward the enemy. Today guerr ... Benning in Georgia. The Benning Phase of the Ranger training is designed to assess and then develop military skills ("Phase 1"). The first part of the training is to challenge Rangers physically and m ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.6 Dec/2002

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

Book Review/Contrast of Keegan's MASK of COMMAND. 5 Parter (Total of 21 pp with bib and citations) Orig Attached. PART 1, Intro

TC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) experiences during their college years. During these studies of Military Leadership, Military Tactics, and Military Science, they will be charged with reading selec ...

(1 pages) 70 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Julius Ceasar's life.

Gaius Julius Caesar was a powerful military leader who changed the course of the Greco-Roman civilization decisively and irreversibly. ... and studied the two most successful Roman's of his day, Pompey and Crassus. With this envy and his military genius Caesar was determined to leave his mark in the world. Caesar won power with his incr ... yearned for eventually led to his assignation in the end. Julius Caesar is best remembered for his military leadership, reforms, and infamous death.First, Caesar was famous for his amazing military l ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great as a Soldier and a Statesmen.

Alexander was a great military genius and elements of this were his speed of movement, his military tactics and ability to ... ck of foresight and judgement in areas unrelated to warfare.The view that Alexander was a brilliant military tactician is undoubted; Napoleon's verdict suffices. In the space of twelve years, Alexande ... roys the Persian plans by forcing them to fight on his own terms.Alexander has been criticised as a military strategist. His decision to disband his fleet (334 BC), his failure to cover Darius' moveme ...

(5 pages) 64 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

WWI paper through the eyes of a reporter in the middle of the war.

Gun, new models of rifles, and also chemical and biological agents. WWI was also a breakthrough for military tactics. WWI was the war of trenches which means that this was the first time that trenches ... men at a time in the "dead mans zone." There were very often no survivors from enemy advances.Most military offensives ended with few gains and enormous casualties. Ladders were only put in place jus ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2003

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

Why did the French fail so often in military battles around the period of the French Revolution? A look at France's military tactics from the 1400s-1800s.

The French are often criticized for their poor military record, often insulting the attitudes of the French people themselves. But why did the Fren ... tudes of the French people themselves. But why did the French really lose so often in combat? Their military tactics were horrendous, their armor was impractical, their formations were illogical, and ... an it took.This situation may seem bad, but the armor and formations were not the worst of France's military problems. The mental aspect of war in France was in even worse shape. With increasingly com ...

(3 pages) 47 4 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

'Explain the importance of the Battle of Britain as a turning point of the Second World War.' An examination of the significance of the battle of Britain as a turning point in WW2.

int in central Europe it then escalated to North Africa, Russia and the Pacific. Due to advances in military technology, such as tanks, submarines and improved aircraft, battles were no longer stagnan ... eks rather than years. In addition to technological improvements, Germany had developed radical new military tactics. Known as blitzkrieg, it involved concentrating forces in an attack as one weak poi ...

(6 pages) 107 4 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Chapter 5 outline (World Civilizaitons).

per from China to Arabic world, either intentionally or unintentionally. Finally, nomads spread the military tactics and techniques. Hit-and-run tactics, or guerilla warfare is one example of it. Not ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Napoleon Bonaparte Investigating and Researching Task" - Investigate and research the life of Napolean and discuss the major events in his life and mistakes.

d he French.At the age of nine, Napoleon was sent to a school in France. He spent seven years in military schools learning many military tactics and strategies. It was said that he was mocked becau ... It was said that he was mocked because of his size and that he could never become anyone of decent military rank. Some say that this is what made him do his utmost, just to prove them wrong. He then ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Acceptance essay

lines of the Cold War in Germany. My life from early childhood has been immersed in defense policy, military tactics, and international relations. I have always wanted to know the logic and thinking b ... thinking behind the United States' policy for defense. I have taken every class that I could on the military aspect of the policy. I have studied the history of the American troops abroad and as a mea ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

The U.S.A and the Vietcong had different military tactics; The USA used modern technology such as the napalm bomb. Were as the Vietcong used ... because the Vietnamese peasants thought the Americans were telling them how to run their country.As military tactics were unlikely to win the support of the local population the US government felt tha ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The horrific effects of trench warfare during WWI can be attributed to the clash of outdated military tactics and devastating modern weaponry.

ement: The horrific effects of trench warfare during WWI can be attributed to the clash of outdated military tactics and devastating modern weaponry.I. IntroductionII. What is trench warfareIII. What ... municationIV. When trench warfare was used successfullya. American Civil Warb. Russo-Japanese WarV. Military tactics of trench warfarea. Western Front1. different kinds of trenches2. "over the top"3. ...

(9 pages) 64 0 2.0 Jun/2004

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

Should Alexander be given the title "The Great"?

izations that were known back then which were also known as the whole world back then. He had great military tactics and a brilliant general. So what makes him deserve the title "the great"? What did ... definitely today. He did not respect the cultures of the countries he had conquered. Alexander used military actions to capture rebels to solve his problems. A good leader should never solve a situati ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Why were the Viet Minh able to defeat the French by 1954?

of nationalism and the determination to rid the foreign intruder, and the Viet Minh's political and military tactics were decisive factors which would contribute to their victory at Dien Bien Phu.When ... upport for Ho Chi Minh grew quickly within these villages.Strong leadership is an important part of military strategy. Ho Chi Minh's flexible, revolutionary leadership played a vital role in ensuring ...

(5 pages) 49 1 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Are Modern War Movies Better?

he basic facts of war, how we won or lost a battle. Much is to be learned from war movies regarding military tactics and mistakes made as well as how to avoid those mistakes again.The contrast in thes ...

(3 pages) 101 3 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A book report on the book- Halo: The Fall of Reach By: Eric Nylund

tion of innocent planets from highly-destructive alien forces, otherwise known as, The Covenant.The military warriors did not start out this way. The agency engaging in project SPARTAN found the best ... ready superior bodies. They had school lessons that taught them strategic maneuvers, and many other military tactics. As they grew older they began their first assignment, and showed amazing results.T ...

(1 pages) 349 3 4.2 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Another essay on Axis powers defeat

int in central Europe it then escalated to North Africa, Russia and the Pacific. Due to advances in military technology, such as tanks, submarines and improved aircraft, battles were no longer stagnan ... s. In addition to technological improvements, Germany and the Axis Powers had developed radical new military tactics. Known as Blitzkrieg it involved concentrating force in an attack as one weak point ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Jul/2006

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

European expansion in the 15th and 16th centuries

da Gama's successful voyage to India for spices and Christians, along with heavily armed fleets and military tactics and naval technology led to Portugal becoming an overseas empire.The Spanish Empire ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

ve base of support, was mostly Roman Catholic, and favored the centralization of power. Some of the military tactics of the war, including the use of terror tactics against civilians, heavily foreshad ... e rebellion long feared by the leftist Popular Front government began. The rebellion was not only a military coup, but it also had a substantial civilian component. The rebels had hoped to gain immedi ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History