Essays Tagged: "second lieutenant"

Samual Langhorne Clemens

er, as apprentice and journyman pilot, until the civil war. For about two weeks Clemens served as a second lieutenant in Confederate Army, but he some how managed to get out because of diasabilities. ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The life of Napoleon I

. he then continued his education at the Military academy of Paris. After one year there, he became second Lieutenant of artillery, at the age of 17. As a Lieutenant, Napoleon did a lot of reading, ma ... rom invading Egypt, Napoleon invaded Syria, but was turned back by Turkish troops. By mid-1799, the second coalition (formed by the Ottoman's and Austrians) were defeating French forces in Europe, so ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Napoleon, The War Hero

on August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica, and was given thename Napoleone Buonaperte. He was the second of eight children of Carlo andLetizia Buonaperte, both of the Corsican-Italian gentry. B ... litaire, in Paris. Napoleonegraduated in 1785, at the age of 16, and joined the artillery as a second lieutenant.After the revolution began in France, he became a lieutenant colonel (1791) in ...

(10 pages) 144 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is a creative piece where I write as if I am James Wolfe and it is in relation to the Battle of Plains of Abrahams.

it. I am James Wolfe, a professional soldier. I was born at the vicarage in Westerham, Kent, on the second of January 1727. My father, Edward Wolfe, an army officer; and my mother, Henrietta, who rais ... youth who was willing and eager to lead. So eager, that at a young age of fourteen I was appointed second lieutenant in my father's regiment of Marines. In 1742 I had already began to serve against t ...

(6 pages) 30 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Use of Animal Imagery in "The Wars" by Timothy Findley.

Use of Animal Imagery in The WarsTimothy Findley's The Wars describes the history of Robert Ross, a Second Lieutenant in the Canadian Army, during World War 1. The story of Robert Ross is a candid rec ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A 6 page double space paper I had to do last year in MS1. The assignment was to pick 3 USA branches and state why I'd want to chose them as a career.

C/PVT Hopper, David CharlesMS 1100Career Branch ChoicesSpeaking as a newly appointed second lieutenant in the US Army, my three choices of main service would be quite varied. In no part ... so I'd have to pass flight school and do well enough to choose which aircraft I want to train in.My second choice would be Air Defense Artillery. Who wouldn't want to fire missiles to blow things up, ... he common core and one of the two track courses in order to graduate.My third branch and perhaps my second personal choice would be Infantry. Which type, mobilized or foot doesn't matter to me. It wou ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Napoleon Bonaparte Biography

place at the prestigious Ecole Militaire in Paris. A year later he graduated and was commissioned a second lieutenant of artillery. He was stationed at Valence. He spent the next six years there. Napo ... common people. Napoleon both hated and feared the common people of France due to him witnessing the second storming of the Tuileries and the arrest of King Louis XVI . Due to this Napoleon took a brea ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Brief Comparison Of Civil War Generals: Robert E. Lee and U.S. Grant.

his grandfather. In 1839 he was appointed to West Point and four years later he graduated a Brevet Second Lieutenant. After a brief stay at home, he went to fight in the Mexican War. He participated ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Napoleon, Machiavelli's perfect prince

d to Paris to study at the Royal Military Academy. A year later, Napoleon entered the military as a second lieutenant. Directly following the French Revolution, he returned to his home island. He rea ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory


Medina, the oldest man of the group." It was this group of men, also accompanied and directed by a second lieutenant William Calley Jr., which had performed in the utterly devastating tragedy which t ...

(9 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

F.Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald dropped out of Princeton because of bad grades and joined the military where he became a second lieutenant. In 1918 Fitzgerald was sent to Montgomery, Alabama with the army. While in Montgo ... 's own life and that of his wife and friends. However, they reflect only one side of a writer whose second and final decade of work portrayed a life marred by alcoholism and financial difficulties, tr ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Napoleon was born on August 15, 1769, in Ajaccio, Corsica. He was the second of eight children of Carlo (Charles) Bonaparte and Letizia Ramolino Bonaparte. Napoleon atten ... le Militaire, in Paris. Napoleon graduated in 1785, at the age of 16, and joined the artillery as a second lieutenant. In 1796 he married Joséphine de Beauharnais, the widow of an aristocrat guill ...

(2 pages) 322 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Great Gatsby

didn't graduate he enlisted into the army in 1917, toward the end of World War I. Fitzgerald was a second lieutenant based at Camp Sheridan in Montgomery, Alabama. While there he fell in love with a ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Erwin Rommel

lly made it through a training school to become a cadet. Then, Rommel got transported to become the second lieutenant in the same place that he trained in. Next, Rommel got transported to an artillery ... latoon leader at the beginning of the First World War, where he had a hip injury. Rommel moves from second lieutenant to first lieutenant. In 1916, Rommel got married to Lucie Maria Mollin in Danzig. ...

(1 pages) 1422 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


s of the land. Napoleon was educated at the Ecole Militare, in Paris. At 16 he joined the army as a second lieutenant. He was then promoted to lieutenant colonel, and then captain. He was assigned as ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

SSL On The Lord Of The Rings

h whom he lived for many years.J.R.R. Tolkien was a man of many careers. His first occupation was a second lieutenant in World War 1, which he despised. War, he said, was "animal horror". After the wa ...

(4 pages) 426 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Napoleon Bonaparte

ary Academy in Paris. Napoleon spent one year there before he was assigned to an infantry unit as a second lieutenant. His unit did not see much action in its fist few years, but Napoleon still manage ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Dwight D. Eisenhower

t Point but a knee injury forced him to sadly quit the team. At West Point he was then commissioned second lieutenant of infantry and assigned to the 19th Infantry, San Antonio, Texas. He graduated fr ... of that year but the heart attack raised questions about the President’s fitness to run for a second term. In February 1956, Dwight announced that he would seek reelection and he started beginni ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

A Born Historic Leader

ommy Franks flunked out of college and then joined the United States Army; he was commissioned as a second lieutenant and was then sent to Vietnam. Franks later returned to finish college at the Unive ... d States Army Artillery Officer Candidate School. On February 14, 1967 Franks was commissioned as a second lieutenant and assigned to Fort Sill. In October 1967 Franks received orders to report to the ...

(4 pages) 24 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hideki Tojo

ad three sons and four daughters .After his marriage he first started out in the Japanese army as a second Lieutenant in the infantry. Over the years he moved up the ladder in the ranks. He then atten ... mber of the military clique, “ The Kodoha”, this was the group that pushed Japan into the second World War.Tojo again moved up in the ranks. IN 1940 he was appointed War Minister. This posit ...

(4 pages) 5091 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History