Essays Tagged: "prisoners of war"

Prisoners of War in World War II

'PRISONERS OF WAR'Dear: The International Red CrossI am writing a letter to you today to mention how ... t the second world war.If you have never been a Prisoner of War (POW), you are extremely lucky. The prisoners of war during the World War II, (1939-1945) were treated poorly with no respect or conside ... o go to war, but forthose men who did, and for those who survived as POWs will always regret it.The Prisoners of War were kept in concentration camps, where it was day to day constant dying and suffer ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.5 Nov/1996

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

Alienations and "All Quiet on the Western Front"

Remarque includes discussions among Paul's group, and Paul's own thoughts while he observes Russian prisoners of war (Chapters 3, 8, 9) to show that no ordinary people benefit from a war. No matter wh ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alcatraz. a 14 page research paper on the historic prison near San Fransico. includes work cited page.

the San Francisco bay area from enemy ships against a foreign invasion, and second, to hold hostage prisoners of war or POW's as they were called. In this report, I'll show you how this fortress came ... y west of the Rocky Mountains. The prison population grew during the Civil War with the addition of prisoners from other army posts, the crew of a Confederate privateer, and civilians accused of treas ...

(16 pages) 264 0 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

An essay on a popular documentary film "Hearts and Minds" Studied in public administration and U.S. history. [Written in NYC on 11.02]

and then cut straight in to real footage of dead bodies being collected after a shooting or Vietnam prisoners of war being "questioned". A number of interviews are stage at common Vietnam village show ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

America - The Decisive Years a discussion on slavery; Britain's treatment of the colonies and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.

f Africa, in 1678 and 1682 (Mintz, Stephen, 2002). Barbot recounts that "those blacks" were sold as prisoners of war by their own countrymen (Barbot, 1732). Barbot was also amazed that families sold t ...

(5 pages) 147 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The historical events that occored in during the Vietnam War.

greed on many objectives, including: that U.S. troops would gradually withdraw from Vietnam and all prisoners of war would be released, South Vietnam had the right to choose their own future (whether ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Justice in Tokyo Trial

of Japan's crimes. In just one winter's time Japanese army had massacred over 300,000 civilians and prisoners of war, and raped at least 20,000 women. Also in the 14 year time period Japanese military ... ional war crimes as defined by the Geneva and Hague Conventions, such as looting or mistreatment of prisoners. The addition of the Crimes Against Peace charge, especially, was a violation of the Potsd ...

(12 pages) 68 0 4.6 Jan/2004

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

Gladiators and Rome

which is debatably the most terrible of it's time. Of course, I speak of the gladiators. They were prisoners of war, slaves and criminals. And every so often, and emperor, senator or a lady would par ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Auschwitz- This essay Describes the Nazi concentration camp known as Auschwitz. (Living conditions, Food, Work, etc)

h Himler on April 27, 1940. At first, it was small because it was a work camp for Polish and Soviet prisoners of war. It became a death camp in 1941. The reasons for the epidemics and contagious disea ... the years that the camp in operation, and were different in each part of the camp. In Auschwitz I, prisoners lived in old brick barracks. Several hundred three-tier wooden bunk beds were installed in ...

(3 pages) 107 4 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Holocaust and its non-Jewish Victims

als', Gypsies, criminals, homosexuals; the physically and mentally handicapped, forced laborers and prisoners of war" (NSW Jewish Board of Deputies). The Polish people, Jews and non-Jews were also vic ...

(3 pages) 148 8 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Gladiators of the Past

audience whilst also being historically accurate?Gladiators were chosen from slaves, criminals and prisoners of war whom were suitable for the job. Free men also volunteered to become gladiators as t ... shly, as their class was relatively low, seeing as they had been drafted from criminals, slaves and prisoners of war. There was no exception for the free-men who volunteered to be gladiators as well, ...

(4 pages) 39 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

President Bush's Advantage over Senator John Kerry

ellow Vietnam veteran, John McCain; the two worked to reveal that there were no longer any American prisoners of war left in Vietnam and convinced former President Bill Clinton to enter full diplomati ...

(6 pages) 142 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Nazi Camp System

or forced labor -- "extermination through work." Several hundred thousand Roma (Gypsies) and Soviet prisoners of war were also systematically murdered.        The main camps in the c ... ed on May 20, 1940, on the basis of old Polish brick army barracks. A group of 728 Polish political prisoners from Tarnów became the first residents of Auschwitz on June 14th that year. The camp was ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Arbeit Macht Frie: The Liberation of Auschwitz

the death camps. Those first brought to the camp were Polish political officials followed by Soviet prisoners of war, Gypsies, prisoners of various other nationalities, and more importantly, Jews. The ... II - Monwitz. Along with the three main camps, more than forty sub-camps were founded and exploited prisoners as work slaves in various sorts of German industrial plants and farms. The camps were all ...

(3 pages) 18 1 4.0 Mar/2005

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

Two Koreas near End of Talks.

in economic officials. South Korea also suggest that they should determined the fate of South Korea prisoners of war and to let North Korea allow the abductees that are believed to live in North Korea ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Holocaust

illion Gypsies, 250,000 mentally or physically disabled persons, and more than three million Soviet prisoners of war also fell victim to Nazi genocide. Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, Social Democra ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Holocaust: The Beginning of the End

s was the scenario that was realized in Nazi occupied Europe during World War II. Millions of Jews, prisoners of war, polish people, homosexuals, and anyone else who in the eyes of Adolf Hitler did no ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

"Empire of the Sun" Movie Review

Japanese soldiers, zero fighters, prisoners-of-war, British, prisoner camps, attacks. Ring any bells? I am talking about World War II, ...

(3 pages) 1770 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Rationalization - "policing international crimes and punishing those who commit them"

of 1949. These conventions were sparked by atrocities such as the holocaust and of the treatment of prisoners of war during W.W.2. The establishment of the Geneva Conventions has led the way in establ ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Internment In Australia during World War II

en were placed into internment camps all over Australia allowing the accommodation of Internees and Prisoners of War in Internment Camps. The people that were affected by the Government’s legisla ... s were enclosed to camps for the entire length of the war which is evident from 1943, where Italian prisoners were billeted out as farm labourers and without guards; under the supervision of their nea ...

(4 pages) 29 1 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History