Essays Tagged: "allied powers"

Truth and Consequences: taking Advantage of the Loser. On The Treaty of Versailles, Wilson's 14 Points, and their effects on World War I

ht the total number ofdeaths to about 126,000. There were 204,002 wounded which were not fatal. WhenAllied leaders decided that it was time to end everything, they made the right decision.After rapid ... , they made the right decision.After rapid troop deployment by the United States and the successful Allied counterattack,Germany was on the run. Eventually, they surrendered and were forced into a pea ...

(4 pages) 174 0 3.0 Jan/1997

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

Eisenhower and his political career.

nd,' said General Dwight David Eisenhower to a stream of prominent visitors to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe, near Paris during the last half of 1951. Despite Eisenhower's often-repeated ... cal game was a new experience, but all the demands of the presidency were very familiar. As Supreme Allied commander and Army Chief of Staff, Eisenhower developed beliefs and ways of doing things that ...

(10 pages) 131 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Why the US failed to ratify the treaty after WWI

Treaty of Versailles 1919After the armistice of World War I, the Allied powers were left with the task of figuring out the conditions to end the war. Germany would h ... the task of figuring out the conditions to end the war. Germany would have to agree to whatever the Allied powers came up with, or face the threat of being occupied by Allied powers. Each nation submi ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

NATO and the Warsaw pact

World War I it was the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente. In World War II it was the Axis and Allied powers. In World War III it would have been the nations of NATO and the nations of the Warsaw ... ns.After World War II, the state of international diplomacy seemed bright: the major powers were allied together, Japan and Germany had been defeated, and all the soldiers could return home. With t ...

(5 pages) 89 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Battle of the Bulge: Effects on the war

fects on the WarIt is now late 1944; the Allies had gained a lot of momentum moving across Belgium. Allied landings in Normandy, on D-Day, were the start of the Allied campaign across northwest Europe ... ned an offensive to retake the city of Antwerp, which he hoped would lead to quarreling between the Allied powers (Pimlott 14). This great battle will prove to be Hitler's last breath of command for t ...

(6 pages) 89 1 4.0 Mar/2003

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

World War II, the results of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

e in the war. Although the United States was staying neutral, they had done many things to help the allied powers and diminish the possible communist takeover being sought by the axis powers. The thre ... ostly on the war effort. The United States started to send more and more troops and supplies to the allied cause. They brought really needed weapons, supplies, and money, to the troops of the allies. ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.7 Apr/2003

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

The royal canadian air force in world war 2.

CAF) became one of the most formidable Air forces in the world and became the fourth largest of the allied powers if not for Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Royal Air Force (RAF) would no ...

(7 pages) 32 1 5.0 Oct/2003

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

IMF- International Monetary and Financial committee

MF was established in 1944 by a United Nations conference held at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, the Allied Powers of World War II also established a U.S. dollar-based international monetary system. Un ...

(17 pages) 302 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How World War Two changed Japan between 1945 and 1990

In August 1945 an exhausted and battle-weary Japan accepted the surrender terms of the Allied powers, and by imperial edict the people laid down their arms. For more than six years after ... he people laid down their arms. For more than six years after the surrender, Japan was placed under Allied, mainly American, control. Between 1945 and 1948, Japan was embroiled in utter confusion as t ... trocities on conquered people and prisons and prisoners of war. Obviously, this was a push from the Allied forces who had fought the Japanese soldiers and returned home to tell of the atrocities. At t ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Outbreak of World War 2 A Look at Orthodox and Revisionist Theories on the Origins of World War II and Personal Response

why the Second World War took place, why could it not be contained to a local area, and why did the Allied powers allow Hitler to amass such a powerful military force? There are two major groups who h ... tion) of Austria and the annexation of the Sudetenland and then of all of Czechoslovakia, until the Allied powers could no longer stand and watch the German threats to Poland, fearing they would be th ...

(10 pages) 69 0 4.2 Jun/2004

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

Is Iraq War similar to the Vietnam War?

ignificant different between the history of Vietnam and Iraq is that Vietnam was a supporter of the Allied Powers in the Second World War, in the war against Japan, whereas Iraq was on the other side. ...

(6 pages) 90 0 4.6 Apr/2005

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

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Was it Justified?

ays after the bombs were dropped, on August 15, 1945; Japan accepted the Potsdam Declaration by the Allied Powers, thereby surrendering unconditionally. "We call upon the government of Japan to procla ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Berlin Wall: A Catalyst for Change.

r order, peace treaty issues, and planning a response to the effects of war. At this conference the allied powers agreed that Germany would one day be reunited. This setup was intended for the Princip ... iple Allies to rebuild Berlin's war damaged infrastructure. Berlin was significantly damaged by the allied bombing raids at the climax of the war. Shortly after 1949, the Allie sectors belonging to th ...

(7 pages) 47 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Influences on America to Enter World War I: Three of the major events and reasons that influenced America to go to war.

The Great War was one of the most devastating wars in American history, a long struggle between the Allied and Central Powers that resulted in almost no gain in territory for either side.America did n ... naval policy (unrestricted submarine warfare), American economic interests, and propaganda from the Allied powers.The major reason that war was declared on Germany in 1917 was its naval policy. German ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 Mar/2007

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

World War One Causes

sided with the Germans as well. However, there were reasons for the United States to side with the allied powers and reject the Germans attempts at an alliance.In February of 1915, Germany created na ... ican economic interests played a large role in directing the United States towards war as well. The allied powers provided the United States with a much larger portion of the import and export trade t ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2007

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

What was the Most Decisive Battle in WWII?

It consisted of pivotal battles which ultimately determined the outcome of the war in favour of the Allied powers. Certain campaigns were instrumental in turning out victory; of these, two prominent w ... , on February 2, 1943, the Russians claimed victory with a German surrender. (3) "On the Soviet and Allied side, Stalingrad was greeted as a turning point in the war" (Overy 227). The defeat was a cru ...

(6 pages) 54 2 3.7 Mar/2007

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

Why Did Hitler and the Nazi Party Lose Support from 1924-1929?

rviving a series of severe crises consisted of inflation (1923), invasion of the Ruhr (1924) by the Allied powers, and left/right wing rebellions (1919-23) within the nation. Hitler promised people be ...

(7 pages) 13 1 1.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

How WW1 Led To WW2

WW1 was the most gruesome war up until that time. With the central powers fighting the allied powers, germany was defeated and forced to take all blame for WW1 which led to WW2. They were ... eir military.After the war, all powers met in France and discussed the treaty of versailles and all allied powers except the U.S. made Germany sign the document and admit that the war was entirely the ... any from starting another war but in reality it sparked them to get revenge.Also in the treaty, the allied powers forced them to pay for all expenses in the war. The total cost was well over a billion ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2001

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

Predictions For Turkey

an end, the Ottomans emerged defeated and were forced to sign numerous treaties. In the result, the Allied Powers carved the Ottoman Empire into pieces. Only a little scrap of Anatolia was left to be ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Treaty Of Versailles And Its Effects On Europe

urope The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919. This treaty was between Germany and the Allied powers (United States, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Japan). There were nine major provis ... st provision was an international peace organization. This organization was a membership to include Allied war powers and thirty-two Allied and neutral nations. Germany and Russia were excluded from t ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History