Essays Tagged: "modern warfare"

Russian Imperial Army Reforms: The Reliance on the outdated Bayonet while Gunpowder emerged as Supreme in European Armies.

ly disagree with the statement "The bullet's a fool, the bayonet's a fine lad." As the emergence of modern warfare was in full bloom, the reliance upon the most elementary weapon in history was not on ... e massacre at Plevna as the prime example of just how poorly the Russians employed the lethality of modern weapons, even the attempts between the Russo-Turkish and Russo-Japanese Wars to alter the Rus ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The introduction of gunpowder weapons at the turn of the Seventeenth Century was the most significant transistional period in modern warfare.

Question: Using your best military history judgment based on the study of modern warfare, which transitional period was the most significant--introduction of gunpowder weapon ... uer an enemy, to crush a revolution, to successfully overthrown a tyrant government, or even in the modern scope, to enforce safety and security through 'peacekeeping'--an army only accomplishes its m ...

(5 pages) 85 1 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

World war one origins.

World War was a unique war unlike any previous, conflicts. It had completely revolutionized the way modern warfare was fought. Many new weapons, vehicles, and tactics were used. It had introduced a ne ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.8 Jan/2004

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

Movie Essay (EVALUATION) The Last Samurai

ain Algren arrives in Japan in 1876, to train Western-minded young Emperor Meiji's imperial army in modern warfare. His goal, is to wipe out the remaining Samurai warriors. All that changes, when Algr ... ury). Algren is one step from the gutter when the Japanese emperor hires him to train Japan's first modern army of conscripts, marshalled to crush a samurai rebellion against Western values. As a U.S. ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Battle Of Jutland

nsignificant, but the Battle of Jutland will always be remembered as the first real naval battle in modern warfare.The Battle of Jutland, also called The Battle of Skogerrak by the Germans (Skagerrak ...

(12 pages) 50 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Changes and effects the Cold war had on America

the time. The coming of this "war" led to many nuclear advancements that have an impact on today's modern warfare and affects everyone everywhere. There are many people around the world that support ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

World war 1 notes on the reasons for stalemate on the western front

, aside from the quick mobilisation of nations, the plans failed. They were proved to be useless as modern warfare removed the momentum from conflict.A poverty of strategic thought led to the stalemat ...

(2 pages) 26 1 4.2 Aug/2005

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

The Naval Seals.

endary in their exploits - both on and off duty. The Teams have operated in every hellhole known to modern warfare - and come away with many victories, some bruises and a vast history of achievements. ...

(1 pages) 26 1 2.3 Oct/2005

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

Main Characters in "The Wars".

r country, the death of their friends, and the physical and emotional breakdown are all part of the modern warfare. False hopes were created for the young soldiers, who were expected to forget all the ...

(3 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What are war crimes and how can they be punished?

s of war chronologically then delve further into their violation and what constitutes war crimes in modern warfare. Further relevant examples of mass killings or genocide which constitute a part of wa ... t the world is taking in the need to protect innocent civilians in an outbreak of war.The advent of modern warfare can be traced back to the creation of independent nation states under the Peace of We ...

(8 pages) 108 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

One in The Same: WWI + WWII Can WW2 be considered a continuation of WW1?

e Same: WWI + WWIIThe World War of the 20th Century was amongst the greatest and most lethal of all modern warfare. It was a horrific time whereas almost every civilized nation in the world was effect ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Harvey Dunn: A World War I Graphic Reporter

feeling, to the emerging new technologies, and most of all to the horror of the first experience of modern warfare (1) In July of 1917 it was decided that War Artists be sent over seas to document the ...

(2 pages) 901 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

USE OF WEAPONS IN WW2

ange. By analyzing several distinct characteristics throughout recent wars such as strategic raids, modern artillery, nuclear weaponry and transportation, it is evident that World War 2 revolutionized ... e, which struck and shocked the enemy as if it was struck by lightning. Blitzkrieg was the basis of modern warfare in the mechanized age of weaponry and vehicles simply because it made the best milita ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Roots of the Space Race

f the atomic bomb for the very first time. Awed by this show of power, most knew that the future of modern warfare would be determined by those who held nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, planes were the ...

(10 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War