Essays Tagged: "War Effort"

Women In Combat

m Congress and the public for enhancing the role of females in the military.During the Persian Gulf War, women were sent to the Middle East to fly helicopters, service combat jets, refuel tankers, and ... useful in combat. Defense secretary Dick Chaney said 'Women have made a major contribution to this war effort. We could not have won without them.' Leaders in the field agreed. The Gulf War had the l ...

(3 pages) 191 0 3.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

WWI & WWII, Same War Different Time

WWI-WWII: Same War, Different DatesA number of historians view World War II as the sequel to, or the finishing of t ... istorians view World War II as the sequel to, or the finishing of the World War I. Although the two wars were in retrospect, very different, they can be viewed as chapters of the same war. When evalua ... s of the same war. When evaluating Hitler's rise to power, there is a definitive link between World War I and World War II. This same 'link' is evident in the Treaty of Versailles and the articles the ...

(3 pages) 200 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Vietnam War

In the Vietnam war the United States and the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) opposed the revolutionary movement known as ... Viet Cong. The Viet Cong was sponsored by the Communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV). This war was the second of two wars being fought in that area. The first Indochina war was a struggle bet ... gle between Vietnamese nationalists and the French colonial regime aided by the U.S.. In the second war we replaced France in the struggle versus the Communists. Vietnam lasted from the mid 1950s to 1 ...

(5 pages) 205 1 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Hitler and DAP

were banded together by shared sentiments of fierce nationalism, anti-Semitism, and support for the war effort. Previous to the end of World War I, this small union carried the ratherverbose title of ... ree Labor Committee for a Good Peace.' At this time the organization adhered to a rather straightforward program--'Strikers, Bolsheviks, Jews, malingerers, andwar profiteers were the enemy, and it was ...

(9 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The road to independence

nies began to gettheir lives together. They began to fight for how they wanted to live. Through the warswith themselves, the French, Indians, and the British was a rough time for the colonies.The fist ... time for the colonies.The fist battle that started to Road to Independence was the French and IndianWar. The British and the American Colonies waged it against the French and their Indianallies. In Eu ...

(6 pages) 114 0 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Scotch Irish Influences on Appalachian Culture and American History

colonies from Ulster were influential in the instigation of the American Revolution, then when the war began they contributed many resources to the war effort. After the American Revolution was won a ... rush, Larne, Londonderry, and Newry and entered the Americas through the ports in Philadelphia, Delaware, New York, Baltimore and Charleston. Most of the Scotch-Irish who settled in the Appalachians o ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Did women have a big impact in Canada during World War II?

When the war across seas broke out in 1939 Canada was called to the front as a part of the British Empire. Ca ... verely depleted. Everyone remembers the prestigious men and women of Canada for their effort in the war helping the Allied side defeat the German enemy. We must remember though that the soldiers were ... hat the soldiers were not a self sufficient army, navy, and air force but rather part of the larger war machine that was Canada. When Canadians think of the war they must remember the country that sto ...

(13 pages) 103 1 2.8 Mar/2003

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

How significant was the role of Albert Speer in Hitler's plans for winning World War Two?

To effectively assess the significance Albert Speer had in Hitler's plan for World War Two we must look atwhat Speer accomplished in regards o the war effort. Firstly, it is important ... is unclearamong historians what Hitler's 'plans' actually were. Pluralists believe Hitler wanted a war-but had nofixed plan, he was, instead, an opportunist. Structuralists believe he had no long-ter ... there was limited economic and military preparation).Internationalists believe he did have a major war planned, we need only look to his diplomatic andmilitaristic aggression of the 1930's for proof, ...

(6 pages) 52 0 3.8 Mar/2003

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

COLD WAR (explained).

misperceptions concerning the actions of the Soviets. Russia's unsatisfactory involvement in World War I and their abrupt departure from the war which affected the western Allies war effort created m ... pansion of two different ideologies which created conflict so strong that in due time another World War seemed inevitable. The "Cold War" had begun. The fundamental difference between Russia and Europ ...

(15 pages) 155 0 4.5 Apr/2003

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

Lfe in World War One.

PERSON B - You were in your late teens at the end of the war and contributed to the war effort by working, in the last year of the war, in what had previousl ... st year of the war, in what had previously been considered a "man's job". Your father fought in the war and returned unharmed. You are glad the suffering of the war is over but resent the loss of the ... this again.The Soldier Settlement SchemeI was deeply relieved that my father had returned from the war safe and sound as I was dreading that I would never see him ever again. However, these worries d ...

(5 pages) 53 1 4.8 Apr/2003

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

Whats in a name? The grapes of wrath title explained.

he Republic" are read. The title originally came from this song, which was written during the civil war in 1861, by Julia Ward Howe. Julia and her husband became part of the U.S. sanitary commission f ... husband became part of the U.S. sanitary commission for the sanitary conditions in the Prisoner of War camps. She visited many Prison camps along with many Union Army camps. While visiting a camp one ...

(4 pages) 60 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Canada's Contribution to WWII

Many people know little about Canada's large contribution to World War II and the efforts many Canadians made. Nearly everyone helped out in this war and thanks to the ... mination of those involved, the allies were victorious in defeating Hitler. Allied victory in World War II was in large part aided by Canadian involvement in the form of women contributing to the war ... ort, the British Commonwealth Air Training Program (or BCATP), and Canada's change in economy.World War II was a time of opportunity for some, none more significant than that of Canadian women. Women ...

(3 pages) 100 3 4.4 May/2003

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

Australian history.

'World War 2 was the first total war... In Australia, the government took control of ordinary peoples lives ... by introducing conscription and censorship. They deprived Australians at home food and soldiers at war ammunition and rations. The term meant by 'Total War' is that not just the people involved in th ... t by 'Total War' is that not just the people involved in the actual fighting help contribute to the war effort but as well as the men, women and children back in Australia. All of these topics shall b ...

(6 pages) 80 2 2.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Assess The Causes of the American War Of Independence.

IntroductionThere were many events and disagreements that led to the American War of Independence. The war erupted only twelve years after the Seven Years' War and many problems ... he war erupted only twelve years after the Seven Years' War and many problems can be linked to this war which had left Britain's economy severely depleted.The Seven Years' War had involved a large eff ... us protecting its colonists. Britain felt that the colonists should help to pay for the cost of the war effort.In an attempt to do this Britain imposed several acts to tax the colonists. Up until this ...

(8 pages) 90 1 4.3 Jul/2003

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

Nazi Germany's discrimination against the Jews throughout World War II.

e been threatened, violated and murdered, century after century.After Germany's defeat in World War I, many Germans found it hard to accept their defeat. These Germans connived a theory that the ... ome had betrayed them, "especially laying blame on Jews and Marxists in Germany for undermining the war effort" ( This is the main reason ...

(4 pages) 69 1 3.4 Jul/2003

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

World War I, military conflict.

World War I, military conflict, from August 1914 to November 1918, that involved many of the countries of ... of the countries of Europe as well the United States and other nations throughout the world. World War I was one of the most violent and destructive wars in European history. Of the 65 million men wh ... o were mobilized, more than 10 million were killed and more than 20 million wounded. The term World War I did not come into general use until a second worldwide conflict broke out in 1939 Before that ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.6 Sep/2003

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

American Identity.

t going to be taken for a fool, especially by England.When England engaged in the French and Indian War, which lasted from 1754-1763, the colonies and their mother country joined together to fight the ... joined together to fight the French. The colonies used popular images to entice people to join the war effort. The colonies wanted to move westward into what was then French territory. When England w ...

(3 pages) 62 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Reasons for the Decline of the Swing Era.

World War 2 and the draftDuring World War 2, many big band members were drafted or volunteered to join the ... ir great members, and thus big bands came to an end. Swing music, which was very popular during the war, died out at the end of the war. This happened because swing music was a reminder of the war and ... This happened because swing music was a reminder of the war and many people who were sad about the war tuned out swing or turned it off.Transportation was difficultDuring World War 2, automobile fuel ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Kent State Incident.

on April 30 of the invasion of Cambodia and the need to draft 150,000 more soldiers for the Vietnam War effort, protesters started antiwar rallies at Kent State. On May 4. 1970, a group of National Gu ... Nixon became President in 1968, he promised to end the conflict in Vietnam: "I'm going to stop that war. Fast." The president promised the peace and the "vietnamization" of the conflict, i.e. the with ...

(7 pages) 88 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Women in the Civil War - How did women help with the war effort? Who were some famous females in the Civil War?

"Historians agree that World War II changed life for American women in the 20th century. The Civil War had just as great an impac ... ican women in the 19th century." ( Staying at home, women could help the war effort by running businesses, making clothes, and taking care of their farms, but some women wan ... thers posed as men and enlisted in armies, almost all women did their best to help during the civil war."Over 3,000 women served as nurses between 1861 and 1865. Since nursing schools were not establi ...

(5 pages) 217 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers