Essays Tagged: "Battle of Okinawa"

"Okinawa" is a research paper from a persoanl interview about a true WWII story.

OkinawaOn April 6th 1945 during the battle of Okinawa two merchant ships, the S.S. Hobbs Victory and the S.S. Logans Victory were sunk w ... ere sunk while delivering much needed ammunition to the ground troops on the island of Okinawa. The Battle of Okinawa had begun only six days earlier and was to be a monumental victory for the allied ... carrying 6,000 tons of ammunition. This single day had a great impact on Edwards's life and on the battle of Okinawa.On the quiet Easter morning the S.S. Hobbs Victory had almost completed its journe ...

(3 pages) 35 1 4.5 Oct/2003

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

The Battle of Okinawa

The Battle of Okinawa was fought on the island of Okinawa in the Ryukyu islands which are located south ... mphibious assault during the Pacific campaign of World War II. It was also the largest sea-land-air battle in history and lasted from April through June of 1945. Nobody expected it to be, but it was t ... ther reason the operation didn't happen was because of the Soviet Union declaring war on Japan. The battle became known as "Typhoon of Steel" in English and "tetsu no ame," "tetsuno bofu" by the Okina ...

(4 pages) 43 1 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ultimate frisbee

It was 5:45 AM. The pounding rain and monotonous buzz of the alarm gently coaxed me from a deep, warm slumber into a state of questionable alertness and d ... rom a deep, warm slumber into a state of questionable alertness and droopy eyelids. As the tendrils of morning light gently teased my eyes and I woke up, a wave of doubt crashed over me. Would I be ab ... frisbee team. When I was amiably encouraged by a few friends to give the sport a try, I had no idea of the influence that this tournament experience would have on the rest of my life.As we arrived at ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art