Essays Tagged: "war efforts"

Navajo Code Talkers.

HistoryWhen World War I broke out in the Spring of 1914, thousands of Navajo men and women volunteered their services ... ar efforts. They fought in the overseas places of France, Germany, and Italy and received numerous awards and decorations for outstanding duty; many were cited for bravery under fire. A large number o ... vation were active in Red Cross and several Navajos bought Liberty Bonds and were involved in other war efforts.The Navajo Code Talkers Program was established in September 1942 as the result of a ...

(6 pages) 76 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Vietnam War

The Vietnam WarThe United States made the right decision in joining the war efforts of the South Vietnamese. The ... Vietnamese. The only mistake was that the U.S. should have done everything in its power to win the war as quickly as possible. The U.S. was obligated by the Truman Doctrine to contain communism. Trul ... he Truman Doctrine to contain communism. Truly the best way to contain it would beto defeat it.This war was a person changing experience. With all the horrible pain andgore the soldiers had to see and ...

(6 pages) 84 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

An in depth analysis of Pesident Wilson and the policies that he supported during his time as an american president

President Wilson in a post-war era was a very well respected man that people admired wherever he went, but this changed very qu ... ry well respected man that people admired wherever he went, but this changed very quickly after his war efforts. He couldn't see the future and predict what the future held, and rejection was the last ... future held, and rejection was the last thing he faced. No matter where he went, he would receive a warm and friendly hero's welcome, like when Italians would proudly place pictures of president Wilso ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

World war one and its aftermath

World War one and its AftermathWith reference to at least two of your sources and using your own knowledge ... ng your own knowledge explain how and why attitudes of civilian populations of Britain and German towards the war changed between 1914 and 1918.Many people were enthusiastic about war when fighting be ... ighting began. While men rushed off to join the army, civilians who stayed at home were infected by war fever. Crowds in every country waved flags, sang patriotic songs, gave money for the war efforts ...

(5 pages) 49 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Review of the film 'Apocalypse Now' for historical accuracies.

en fought under the socially perceived banner of freedom and democracy. The perceptions of the U.S. war efforts, both internally and internationally, changed however when it entered into the Vietnam W ... the feature film: "Apocalypse Now", as either an accurate or inaccurate illustration of the Vietnam War, both in the U.S. and Vietnam. I aim to highlight how this film in itself, while truthfully depi ...

(10 pages) 56 0 0.0 Oct/2005

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

Satyagraha.

Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October, 1869 at Porbandar ofKathiawar in Gujarat. His full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. His family was highly religious, tradi ... eat success. In January 1915, when he returned to India, he found the whole country involved in the War efforts of the British. Mahatma Gandhi entered into Indian politics as an unconditional associat ... a spiritual principle which is based on love for the mankind. There is no feeling of hatred in it towards the opponents." He used to regard satyagraha as the most potent force. In Hind Swaraj he wrote ...

(11 pages) 40 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Winter Carnival: An Analysis of Symbolism in "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

eously to start the games by burning a copy of Homer's "Iliad" which shows his care free attitude toward the war efforts, which parallels Achilles disinterest in fighting the battle with the Trojans. ... is brought to a screeching halt. The privileged and innocent life of the boys is being ended by the war. So, as the winter carnival is halted by the Lepers' letter, so is the enthusiasm and free spiri ...

(1 pages) 2187 1 3.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kenneth Slessor, A Great Australian Poet

a school boy Slessor edited his school magazine.Throughout his life Slessor had been a journalist, war correspondant for WW2 and a poet. It is in his poetry today that we explore the concept of memor ... ticularly usefull to understand this concpet of memory are Beach Burial a tribute to the Australian war efforts at El Alamein and Country Towns a descriptioin of a typically Australian Country town.Be ...

(2 pages) 30 2 4.8 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Enemy At The Gates Movie Review

lace back in the summer of 1942 in the Battle of Stalingrad. During the autumn of 1942, the Russian war efforts weren't going as planed because they were being outgunned by the Germans. A bloody six-m ... d building collapse even worse. This event let Vasiliy make an escape from his hiding place. As the war was coming to an end, Vasiliy and Major Konig eventually came down to a shoot out of patience, w ...

(2 pages) 472 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Home Soil

Home Soil is a story written by Irene Zabytko that takes place in Chicago during the Vietnam War. Bohdan, the narrator?s son, is the main character of the plot. His interaction with his father ... s dad. Mentioned briefly in the beginning of the story was the fact that Bohdan?s dad was also in a war and had never spoken of it to anyone. As little words are exchanged, Bohdan?s dad finds himself ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Transcendentalism, due to its radical nature, affected the society of

ilar to hippie communes in the 1960's. Also, the involvement of transcendentalists in the pre-civil war efforts to abolish slavery spawned some of the most inspired arguments, including Thoreau's essa ... he sensibility of his proposals and their applicability to modern life. Emerson has even moved me towards living a more moral life. Transcendentalism truly has affected American society throughout the ...

(1 pages) 837 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Intentionalism and Adolf Hitler’s Rise to Power

e to blame for their misfortune. Hitler, emerging out of the rubble Germany was left in after World War I, appealed to the Volk through his ideals and grand vision for Germany and its people. To ensur ... into blood-thirsty Nazis with complete respect of the ?Fatherland? and their Fuhrer. Throughout the war, the actions of the Nazi party and the German people as a whole displayed their loyalty to Hitle ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Compare Orwell's 1984 to our government today

government violates one's basic right to privacy, and misleads their citizens into supporting their war efforts.The governments of 1984 and America both violate the privacy of their citizens. In Orwel ... luded and not gazed upon at all times.Both governments mislead their citizens into supporting their war efforts. For example, the U.S. government has an agenda that it can force the media to promote, ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing