Essays Tagged: "Admiral"

"Billy Budd" by Herman Melville. Captain Vere as a "tragic hero" in the story.

captain because of his "gallantry in the West Indian waters as flag-lieutenant under Rodney in that admiral's crowning victory over De Grasse". Captain Vere is a rather surprising man to be a c ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pearl Harbor

f the Naval Base at Pearl Harbor was one of the best military surprises in the history of war.Under Admiral Yamomato, the Japanese Navy delivered a stunning blow to the United States. The brilliant, t ... n war warning. He was to putvessels in water to run up and down and listen for submarines.In Japan, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander of the Japanese Combined Fleet, was trying to come upwith a way ...

(10 pages) 158 0 3.0 Apr/1996

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

Events that led to the start of WWII.

ary forces and rich landowners who got together to make the first European postwar dictator who was Admiral Miklos Horthy. In Albania, Bulgaria, and Romania, the kings also ran dictatorship. There was ...

(5 pages) 187 4 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Colonel House issue (Presidnet Woodrow Wilson and The League of Nations).

r of many of the most important Wilsonian policies. They stirred the embers of controversy, and led Admiral Cary Travers Grayson, a Virginia-born Admiral who became Wilson's personal physician, to wri ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.3 May/2003

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

This essay is about Admiral Fisher from ww1. We had to write a biography on an influencial figure from that time

Admiral Fisher1841-1920Fisher entered the Navy at age of 13. He was a Midshipman in the Crimean War ... held the post of Director of Naval Ordinance and Torpedoes for five years and was appointed to the Admiralty board as Third Sea Lord and Controller of the navy in 1892 where he was responsible for th ... ent until October 1914, when he was recalled as First Sea Lord to serve under the First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston Churchill. After the defeat of a British squadron by the German Admiral Graf von ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.4 Nov/2003

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

What is Required by man in the world of The Iliad.

der to help their city-states survive. According to Homers' Iliad the world required man to display admiral characteristics and have good integrity to be accepted by their society and acheive in life. ... and achievements they have done to benefit their community.Men are required by their world to have admiral characteristics and display morals for glory and fame to be in their lives. Men must value f ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Enron, a brief history and how the company imploded.

stract"Son, your ego is writing checks your body can't cash." (Paramount, 1986) The famous words of Admiral T.J. Cassidy in the high-flying action thriller Top Gun (Paramount, 1986) describe what occu ...

(20 pages) 540 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Kra canal

the project.1960 The project was proposed by big businessman Chao Chaokwanyuen.1982 Proposals from Admiral Amorn Sirikaya, Chumphol Silpa-archa and Yupha Udomsak.The Nation, September 8, 2001KRA CANA ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Battle of Midway 1942

a year. First, an invasion of the Aleutian Islands, 1,200 miles north of Midway. Next, planes from Admiral Nagumo's four carriers would strike Midway. Japanese marines would rush ashore and capture M ... "But Yamamoto's set on it, so there's nothing more to say."What Yamamoto still didn't know was that Admiral Nimitz was reading his thoughts. For weeks, U.S. Intelligence had known the Japanese were pl ...

(8 pages) 97 0 4.5 Feb/2004

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

Voltaire and the Old Order Candide, by Voltaire

Imagine, A man being shot because he did not kill enough men. "He was an admiral," The Frenchmen told him, "But he had not enough men to his credit." (Voltaire 111). This ma ... " The Frenchmen told him, "But he had not enough men to his credit." (Voltaire 111). This man is an admiral and he has just been killed because he did not kill enough men. The old order had many flaws ... s that they should not be used for. Voltaire says, "But in this country we find it pays to shoot an admiral from time to time to encourage the others." (Voltaire 111). The soldiers explain to Candide ...

(4 pages) 51 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How Atticus in To Kill A Mockingbird does not fit the stereotypes of the community.

rash" Ewell family sit below the Cunningham's .Even though the black community have an abundance of admiral qualities, they sit below even the Ewells, thus inviting Bob Ewell to get full of his own se ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is the film "To Kill a Mockingbird" is a satisfying interpretation of Harper Lee's novel?

the use of lighting, music and camera work. In addition, the director and screenwriter have done an admiral job of ensuring that this film was explored through a child's perspective, and similarly did ...

(6 pages) 32 0 3.0 Sep/2005

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

Evaluate the need, role and relevance of strategists in an organizational setup.

ed strategists. In the Army and throughout the services. At all levels. We need senior generals and admirals who can provide solid military advice to our political leadership, and we need young office ... o can provide solid military advice--options, details, the results of analysis--to the generals and admirals. We need military strategists, officers, all up and down the line, because it takes a junio ...

(16 pages) 78 0 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"When Hell Was in Session" by Admiral Jeremiah Denton.

I have started to read books by Admiral Jeremiah Denton around 4 years ago after I had the opportunity to meet with him, while I was ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Why did the Central Powers lose WWI?

w a point to be look upon and several different angles.2.0) Introduction"'They will not even come', Admiral Capelle, the Secretary of State for the Navy, had assured the budgetary committee of the Ger ...

(9 pages) 33 1 4.7 Jan/2007

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

Oration On The Dead Body Of Julius Caesar

attention of the audience. One on the greatest speeches was the speech of Mark Antony, the Caesar's admiral. After Caesar was killed by Brutus because the presented a threat to Rome; Mark Antony was a ...

(2 pages) 2651 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


ve found that there is another side of Columbus that is easily overlooked due to his reputation of "Admiral of the Sea". The book also shows the reason for some of the cultural and governmental ... een wood give him what he requested, 1/10 of the wealth for himself and his heirs and his titles of Admiral of the sea and viceroy. It is true that his ambition drove him to this great discovery as we ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Horitio Hornblower

navel carrier of Hornblower, from its early stages as a midshipman up to its end when Hornblower is admiral (the highest navel rank).Hornblower's tale is a tale of the English navy from the second hal ...

(1 pages) 665 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marcus antonius

lia who were related to Julius Caesar. Antonius Creticus, Antony's father was a rather unsuccessful admiral who died early in Antony's life. His mother Julia, remarried to P. Cornelius Lentulus who ra ...

(2 pages) 829 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Admiral Shin and Hiroki Island

ts of white and blue; their beat up boat, anchored a few meters from the beach.“You were right Admiral” says one of the men, “there really is an island”“that was quite a storm ... ne of the men, “there really is an island”“that was quite a storm!” replies the Admiral, a young man dressed in a charcoal suit and an intricately knotted red bowtie, both of which ...

(16 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing