Essays Tagged: "Artillery"

The life of Napoleon I

is education at the Military academy of Paris. After one year there, he became second Lieutenant of artillery, at the age of 17. As a Lieutenant, Napoleon did a lot of reading, mainly in the subjects ... ly fled to Marseille in 1793.Later in 1793, the beginning of the French revolution, Napoleon led an artillery brigade to push out a British fleet that the Royalists had allowed in. Napoleon's mission ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Napoleon and why he was a success

ilitaire in Paris. That was the place where he received his military training. He studied to be an artillery man and an officer. He finished his training and joined the French army when he was 16 yea ... officer. In 1792 Napoleon was prompted to the rank of captain. In 1793 he was chosen to direct the artillery against the siege in Toulon. He seized ground where he could get his guns in range of the ...

(8 pages) 147 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Little Corsican", speaks of Napoleon Bonaparte and his political work

Militaire ('Military School') in Paris where he received his military training. He studied to be an artillery man and an officer and when he finished his training he joined the French army. At the tim ... zed officer.In 1792 Napoleon was raised to the rank of captain. In 1793 he was chosen to direct the artillery against the siege in Toulon where he seized ground where he could get his guns in range of ...

(8 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Napoleon, The War Hero

nd the Ecole Militaire, in Paris. Napoleonegraduated in 1785, at the age of 16, and joined the artillery as a second lieutenant.After the revolution began in France, he became a lieutenant co ... naparte, feeling that itlooked 'more French'. It was here too that Napoleon replaced a wounded artillerygeneral, and seized ground where his guns could drive the British fleet from thehar ...

(10 pages) 144 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book Review of: Alan Clark's Barbarossa: The Russian-German conflict, 1941-45

or requirements on if we would recommend the book or not.Essay:On June 22, 1941, German Panzers and Artillery began one of the most brutal campaigns in the history of warfare: Operation Barbarossa.The ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.2 Nov/2002

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

Setting in A Farewell to Arms by E. Hemingway

sed by marching soldiers coats the trees; the mountains above the plain "rich with crops" glow with artillery flashes that look like summer lightning. The war has warped the seasons. The fall comes to ... rain and mud as well as slow-moving troops. The image of fertility is compared to soldiers carrying artillery in front of their bellies.The situation here is bleak. The chapter sets up a tired mood, w ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Identify the various siege weapons used in medieval warfare. How were each employed in sieges?

offensive weapons that transpired from a simple siege tower to ballista to the advent of gunpowder artillery--all to achieve the same final result: the fall of a besieged castle.The forerunner of sie ... red stone-throwing engine in the Middle Ages (Bradbury 259-267).Before moving on to the combustible artillery, there were a few other key players in the evolution of siege warfare. The forerunner woul ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

War with Iraq

nd on using. Iraq forces are experienced in the deployment of chemical or biological weapons in the artillery they use. Such weapons are mustard gas, nerve agents, and botulinium toxins. The still hav ...

(3 pages) 128 3 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

We are all apes

to why I believe this, and I will explain each to you. My explanation is to simply bring forth my "artillery" to hold the scientific argument of evolution's ground.At first I would like to bring the ...

(5 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Killer Angels letter from Longstreet to his wife.

om I long for every breath I take.The battle of yesterday really cleaned us out. We barely have any artillery left or even an army. I think we have just enough to get us through one huge attack, and i ... , but it didn't work. I respect him a lot, therefore, I don't disobey his commands. I then told the artillery commander to fire at the hill. The crossfire started the day's battle.The battle of Gettey ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Napoleons conquest through europe and spreading of his ideas.

rsica when the French Revolution began. He first distinguished himself through his ingenious use of artillery to drive British and Spanish occupiers from the city of Toulon in December, 1793. Previous ...

(9 pages) 114 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Defining Moments in Canadian history.

cupied Vimy Ridge in September 1914 and their engineers immediately began to construct a network of artillery-proof trenches and bunkers. These were protected from attack by Machine Gun Posts. Repeate ... y called a creeping-barrage which was when soldiers bombard enemy defences with all available heavy artillery. Arthur Currie's division captured the Zwolfer Graben trench system within 30 minutes. The ...

(7 pages) 107 1 3.3 Jun/2003

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

Essay on world war one.

rly fall of 1914, German troops poured across neutral Belgium and into France behind the thunder of artillery, the lightning of explosions, a rain of shells and a hail of shrapnel. The effects were bo ... e war progressed and 'advanced' technology came into use, such as, better grenades; improvements in artillery, and enhanced ballistics.The German line systems were frequently even deeper, more sophist ...

(11 pages) 147 2 4.2 Sep/2003

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

Talks about the gun activity in America (past and present).

wner, the activity may vary widely from criminal activities to children playing with their parent's artillery that was improperly stored. People attain guns for protection, safety, and sports.Many peo ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

General Jackson.

n is the most revered of all Confederate commanders. A graduate of West Point, he had served in the artillery in the Mexican War, earning two brevets, before resigning to accept a professorship at the ... h him for many years after.After his graduation he immediately became a quartermaster for the First Artillery's Company K, under the command of Captain Taylor, if you visited Captain Taylor he would a ...

(7 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Napoleon Bonaparte: His life, and takes you through his rule in Frane, though all his victories and finally to his downfall.

his parents sent him to a military school in France and by age 16 hebecame a lieutenant in the artillery. While in the artillery, he was given the power andwas asked to defend the delegates o ...

(3 pages) 60 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Conditions on the Western Front during world war one. Why did Haig decide to fight in the Somme?

s of trenches where soldiers were given a plank to sleep on. Ammunition stores, field hospitals and artillery posts were further back, behind the system of trenches. The area between the two lines of ... ht so as not to have the gas blown back into their own trenches. When gas shells for use with heavy artillery were produced in 1916 the range of the attacks was increased. However, only a small percen ...

(22 pages) 55 0 3.3 Feb/2004

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

Offenses And defenses of a castle

ls of the curtains and towers were generally impervious to most assault tactics until the advent of artillery warfare.The heel of the Achilles was used for mining under a castle. Although useless agai ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Warfare During WWI

being a war fought in trenches, ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine gun fire. In spite of the fact that the trenches protected the soldiers, they ... they were in for an unsuspecting surprise. Throughout the war, the allies used five million tons of artillery shells against the enemy. In the first two weeks of a battle, the British with other allie ...

(1 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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

The Story of John Mcrae

hool.One year later, at the age of 15, McCrae became a bugler in the local private army division of artillery commanded by his father. He later joined this same division as a gunner.At the age of 16, ... ar (1899-1902) and John put off accepting the companionship in order to go to South Africa with the artillery. McCrae left for South Africa in 1900 in command of the left section of D Battery of the R ...

(10 pages) 34 0 2.6 Mar/2004

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