Essays Tagged: "Barbed wire"

Theology and Falsificaiton. Refers to Antony Flew's speech

n invisible gardener'. He tried everything he could to convince to the 'Sceptic' that he was right, barbed-wire, electrifying fence, patrolling bloodhounds. But no gardener was ever found. Still the ' ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Battle of the Somme: Key Factual Material

ng more then 1 million rounds. They were hoping the surprise bombardment would destroy the German's barbed wire in front of the trenches. With the wire gone the British troops could have got easy acce ... which at the time was very dangerous but they decided to take that risk. Soon they would reach the barbed wire where they would cut it so they can advance further. Behind the wire there was the Germa ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

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

tres deep and 1.5 metres wide. Either wood or corrugated iron strengthened the sides. Huge rolls of barbed wire up to 30 metres wide protected them. Behind the front-line trenches were support trenche ... vening would fall. Few men got much more than 4 hours sleep because for many, night meant work. The barbed wire and the parapet often needed repairing which was extremely dangerous because if the enem ...

(22 pages) 55 0 3.3 Feb/2004

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

Life in the trenches

h lines spread from the North Sea to Switzerland.The trenches in both sides were protected by lined barbed wire with open land in between. All the explosions quickly turned the land into a sea of mud ... ine. Sandbags were put in both sides of the trenches to help block and absorb the bullets. Lines of barbed wire helped to prevent attacks from the enemy.A fire step was cut into the side of the trench ...

(1 pages) 57 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The trench system- The truth and comparison to propaganda

f all scattered limbs carcasses torsos and even items of clothing scattered around and on the other barbed wire blocking the way to no mans land. The trenches were described as "A sausage machine, bec ...

(7 pages) 21 0 3.5 Jun/2004

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

No Mans Land--This is a great descriptive essay on traveling to Germany (Berlin)

r that has incarcerated me over the years.As I throw myself over the eleven-foot concrete wall with barbed wire at the top, I can hear gunshots all around, and I pray they are not intended for me. I h ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Different ways of fighting in WW1

mely fast and bayonets. Also, tanks were invented which protected the crews and could break through barbed wire that was in front of the trenches. Planes, which were only invented a decade ago, were f ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2005

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

Describe several language techniques used in each text. Explain why they are important.

on the attack. They follow behind a tank, fighting their way up a "scarred slope", clambering over barbed wire, right into the hands of death. The use of alliteration and rhythym (eg. "Smouldering th ... and topple forward to the wire", creates a powerful image of tanks slowly making their way upto the barbed wire. His climax is a perfect example of the kind of emotive sentences he uses, "O Jesus, mak ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

World war 1 notes on the reasons for stalemate on the western front

to be temporary. The Front stretched for hundreds of miles, meshed with complex trench systems and barbed wire.Why StalemateThe military plans (Schlieffen, XVII...) had established a strict "war by t ... itaries. Factories churned out ammunition; mass shells and people from both sides were conscripted. Barbed wire, machine guns, gas and rifles held out enemy advances. The absence of super weapons such ...

(2 pages) 26 1 4.2 Aug/2005

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

Compare the importance of at least 3 factors which affected the lives of the civilian populations during WWI.

diers that fought at the trenches were getting various diseases from the bad water, dead bodies and barbed wire. These diseases (Malaria, Cholera, Tetanus), were spread into the cities and affecting t ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.6 Oct/2005

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

Movie: "The Pianist."

etto. His family was killed during the Holocaust, but he survived by escaping through a hole in the barbed wire at the age of seven. "The Pianist" is a story about life in Warsaw, Poland during World ...

(4 pages) 55 0 5.0 Oct/2005

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

How did technology change during WW1

soldiers who were attacking German trenches. At first, the main usage of tanks was to break through barbed wire and cross trenches, at first the first tanks were very slow and weak but later designs w ...

(2 pages) 16 0 2.0 Dec/2006

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

Roman Army

hem and others above their heads. In-between the shields, spears were stuck out to act as a sort of barbed wire so the attackers could not get in. In the middle of the phalanx there was an opening for ...

(3 pages) 27 2 3.7 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


ghettos under the Nazis were set up in 1939. The Nazis surrounded the ghettos with brick walls and barbed wire. Movement in and out of the ghettos was strictly controlled. Any Jew that was caught try ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jul/2001

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

How have the representations of war been conveyed in your prescribed text "All quiet on the Western Front" by Remarque as well as one additional visual text and one additional written text

uestionably unromantic vision of fear and butchery. In Chapter 4, Paul's company is assigned to lay barbed wire at the front, an extremely dangerous task. Remarque uses language effectively to convey ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Berlin wall book review on the

The Berlin Wall: Book Review In August 1961, Berlin, Germany was seperated by a border of barbed wire. People of East Berlin could no longer enter West Berlin. The Berlin Wall tells about th ... .At 1:00 am on August 13, 1961, the Berlin Wall was built. It first started out as a border made of barbed wire and cement posts. Soon the supply of cement was running out, so streets were being torn ...

(3 pages) 658 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History


dead who lie in thick mud, unable to receive proper burials; young soldiers who have been caught in barbed wire and killed, who lie there as a reminder of the fate which awaits many of them. These sce ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

PLains Indians

urn caused people to be most interested in this westward expansion. One of these inventions was the barbed wire. This wire helped keep cattle and sheep in place so they would not interrupt with farmin ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ch of 1942 for the purpose of resettlement of Japanese Americans during World War II. Complete with barbed wire, barracks, gaurds, towers, machine guns, and search lights, this place was truly more of ...

(4 pages) 550 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Technology of World War One

ome of the most important new technologies consisted of machine guns, trenches, air reconnaissance, barbed wire, and improved fragmentation artillery.Many of the new technologies created because of Wo ...

(4 pages) 17 1 0.0 Feb/2008

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