Essays Tagged: "Second World War"

Norway and the world war 2

eral public, and their political leaders, had believed that Norway would be able to stay out of the second world war, just as the country had maintained its neutrality in World War I. They believed th ... d oil, war materiel, and food to soldiers and civilians all over the world and to all arenas of the second world war. The effort cost the lives of nearly 4,000 Norwegian seamen.Norwegian forces in Swe ...

(13 pages) 82 0 4.4 Mar/1997

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

the son of capt.a o'neill capt.terence o'neil and the role he played as p.m. of northern ireland.

the first Westminster MP to be killed in the First World War. He served in the Irish Guards in the Second World War, in which both his elder brothers were killed.After a succession of junior offices, ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Historians, spend their lives pursuing the meaning of the past for the present. Speaks of how a historian works.

It explains to us why certain events happened, such as the reason why six millions Jews died in the Second World War. The reason history gives us is anti-Semitism. The Nazis were a group that had as a ... The article explains that there are two basic forms of historical evidence that exist, primary and secondary. Primary evidence records the actual words of someone who participated or witnessed the ev ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Out of Empire: Edward Cough Whitlam

s career, Whitlam wasquite proud of his Queen - he had, after all, fought in theAirforce during the Second World War to defend Britain aswell as Australia - but he always thought the Conservativeparti ... to start broadening his outlook.(Emy et al, 1993)Much was happening on the International arena. The SecondWorld War had by no means been the war to end all wars, andat that time, Australia herself was ...

(8 pages) 52 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

This essay indicates to what extent findings from obedience research be applied beyond the research setting.

, to more shocking levels of obedience, such as the horrific destruction of millions of Jews in the Second World War.It had been said after the Second World War that Germans have a basic character def ...

(5 pages) 135 2 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Switzerland during WW II

stay neutral rather than joining the Allies. Switzerland faced much heavier foreign pressure in the Second World War than it had in the first. After the fall of France in 1940 it was surrounded by the ...

(6 pages) 69 1 4.0 Jan/2003

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

Australia in the 1950s and aboriginal life.

try from what it is today.The population was much smaller and people were still recovering from the Second World War. Australia's population was only about 7 500 000, less then half of what it is toda ... d from the English, Irish or had a Scottish background.The immigration scheme which began after the Second World War did not greatly change the cultural mix of the population, for initially it only in ...

(2 pages) 98 3 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Government Espionage and the 4th Amendment.

gy that violate almost every clause of the 4th amendment and should be dealt with.Shortly after the second world war, the governments of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Z ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

This article argues that modernity is the second form of colonization.

Modernity is the second form of colonizationThe direct colonial rule, which has been gradually vanished after the Sec ... that there are, despite some exceptions, solid reasons to hold the statement that modernity is the second form of colonization as being true. It will do that by firstly examining the common ideas and ... opment theory and have to be like that for the rest of their lives. I contend that modernity is the second form of colonization unless the concept of modernity in pure sense, that is the one imported ...

(9 pages) 112 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Grandad's Gifts"

a.Prior to the Second World War Jews had been settling in Australia since the first fleet arrived. Between eight an ... r of David is probably due to the amount of importance it has in many movies which are based on the Second World War and the Holocaust. Only one third of the people surveyed knew a person that is Jewi ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Geopolitics, Imperialism & the New World War on Iraq.

ational corporations. To understand this we have to go back for the last few decades, in fact since Second World War where the US assumed out of self interest responsibilities for the welfare of the c ... have adopted. It can be added here that organization like the UN that came into existence after the second world war were for the welfare, safe guard of the nations and the world order. The attack of ...

(13 pages) 258 0 2.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Response for "The Destructors"; themes, interpretations.

fter all is a form of creation. A kind of imagination had seen this house as it had now become."The Second World War had just finished and the boys were living in a hostile and indifferent world. They ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Why did the United States adopt a policy of containment?

d by the Truman Administration, describes the foreign policy pursued by the United States after the Second World War. The policy itself was an attempt to 'contain' the Soviet Union within its current ... e largest threat to the Western World. Arguably all of the United States foreign policies after the Second World War were in one way or another directed towards that of the Soviet Union and therefore ...

(7 pages) 230 1 4.2 Dec/2003

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

Reconstruction of Ideologies from Self Consciousness in Italo Calvino's The Non-existent Knight and Yu Wah's On the Road at Eighteen

at Eighteen are both written in the age in which ideologies are collapsed; the former one after the Second World War and the later one after the Cultural Revolution. The historical background makes pe ... opeans believe that people would learn from this painful experience but a more destructive war, the Second World War, still took place thirty years later. After the ablutions of two world wars, people ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Technological Advancements During World War I"

iven time period." During World War I, technology was advanced for it's time. When the War ended, a Second World War soon began. This started a new wave of technology, which became the main focus of t ... . It was a small-sized rocket launcher containing six rockets which were fired over a period of ten seconds. The bazooka was used in the Eastern Front against Germany as an anti-tank weapon. When the ...

(9 pages) 126 1 3.9 Apr/2004

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


Historians have suggested many reasons for the outbreak of the Second World War, yet there is no single reason why the war broke out.One reason why the war broke o ... n upper hand in the arms race.Hitler?s aims and his actions are also reasons why war broke out. The Second World War was Hitler's personal war, and that he always intended to fight a war. He wanted to ...

(5 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Is Hitler to blame for the Second World War?

Although facts and dates are well known concerning the Second World War, Historians are still debating today who or what caused the outbreak of it. The mai ... his country. Was he to blame for the War?Hitler was a very aggressive figure before and during the Second World War. His nationalism drove him to do anything for an improved Germany. He aimed to expa ... have been the end of the First World War, but its harsh restrictions were the main reason that the Second World War broke out. Hitler reacted so strongly to it because for years he believed his count ...

(4 pages) 57 1 4.3 Apr/2004

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

How important is the presence of war within Lord of the Flies?

gating.In Lord of the Flies War is important as it gives a basis for the plot. It is because of the Second World War that the boys land on the island in the first place. We know that the author of Lor ... ace. We know that the author of Lord of the Flies, William Golding fought as a Navel Officer in the Second World War and wrote many other books that took place during the War so it is the Second World ...

(4 pages) 39 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Women at war

luable compared to the men. I am going to look at why this is the case.The role of women during the Second World War was to take up the duties previously done by men. Women worked on farms, in factori ... rom war and they were instantly given back their jobs. This made the women appear to just have been secondary stands ins. At the time a woman's role was certainly seen as supporting that of men and gi ...

(4 pages) 88 2 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

History report on the period of time between world war one and world war 2 - the lead up to the second world war. (focus on the league of nations)

Although the Spanish Civil war and the Italian invasion of Abyssinia were major causes of the Second World War, it was the weakness of the League of Nations that... The aim of the League of Nati ... penalized the aggressive nations before they gained so much power, it is much less likely that the Second World War would have come about.It was the League of Nations, led by Britain and France, whic ...

(8 pages) 167 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers