Essays Tagged: "bombers"

An in depth analysis of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.

to leave for a mission that would change the world forever. Meanwhile, in Hiroshima, Japan, 2 B-29 bombers were sighted passing over the city by local military watchers. They are passed off as reconn ...

(9 pages) 389 5 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

King Henry IV by William Shakespeare

the only prerequisite for "hero" status than many people are heroes. Following this logic, suicidal bombers and homicidal maniacs also fit the bill. A hero must strive to reach some noble goal. If so, ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.5 Dec/2002

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

The military tactics used by both the USA and Vietcong forces in the 1960's.

e technologically advanced weapons than the Vietcong, which they used throughout the conflict. B-52 bombers altogether dropped 8,000,000 tons of bombs between 1965 and 1973which equated to 300 tons of ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.3 May/2003

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


is Luftwaffe or air force destroying much of Poland's air force on the ground. Then another wave of bombers took out the nation's roads and railways, assembly points, and munitions dumps and factories ... erman planes also attacked civilian centers causing extraordinary panic. After that the German dive-bombers attacked troops without mercy. Civilian refugees were strafed with machine gunfire, which dr ...

(3 pages) 63 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Influence of September 11.

ed immigrant workers laboring under the tyranny of neo-liberal economic laws. At the same time, the bombers did inflict massive damage on the world's biggest financial centre and on the important air ...

(12 pages) 320 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

About Airships. eg. the hindenburg

s capable of prolonged flight and steering. In World War One ( 1914 - 1918 ), airships were used as bombers, for protecting ships against submarine attack and for other things. Before and after the wa ...

(1 pages) 22 1 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Was the Second Bombing on Nagasaki Necessary? List three reasons why or why not. I Said it wasn't and then listed three reasons

women and children, revolts my soul," President Herbert Hoover. On August 6th and 9th of 1945 U.S. bombers dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, causing utter destruc ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Concise book review of "Flight of the Intruder" by Stephen Coonts.

n, his BN (bombardier/navigator) Lt. Comdr. Virgil "Tiger" Cole. Coonts, having flown A-6A Intruder bombers in the Vietnam War himself, is thus qualified to tell this sort of story, and intimately kno ... intimately knows all of the sensations, dangers, and technical details involved with piloting these bombers. This book offers many profound insights into the lives of naval carrier pilots during the V ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Importance Of The Battle Of Britain As A Turning Point In World War One.

my being of little importance except to prevent an invasion - which would mainly be countered using bombers to drop bombs and gas on the invading army on its landing beaches, that is, if the landing c ... d aircraft; only six were equipped with Hurricanes. The rest consisted of squadrons of Battle light bombers, Blenheim bombers and Lysander army co-operation aircraft. No Spitfires flew in the battle o ...

(14 pages) 70 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Historical essay on the bombing of Dresden.

ocities that has ever been committed against a civilian population. That night the RAF launched 796 bombers and 9 Mosquitoes, which carried 1,478 tons of explosives in addition to 1,182 tons of incend ...

(3 pages) 19 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

AC-130 Spectre/AC-119 Shadow Comparison Essay

ary in the world and much of that success is due to America's Air Force. We've all seen pictures of bombers and fighter planes dropping their payload onto enemy targets, but you might be surprised to ...

(4 pages) 46 1 3.0 Aug/2004

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

Bombers, Workers and Vogue Representatives

ics to the slackers, high school students today can be classified into one of the three categories: bombers, workers and Vogue representatives.Every classroom is bound to have a few bombers mixed in w ... es.Every classroom is bound to have a few bombers mixed in with the rest of its student population. Bombers can be defined as those who achieve nothing except goose eggs throughout the school year. Th ...

(4 pages) 23 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Reasons for Hitler's Short Term Sucess

enormous amounts of money into tanks, and to support the invasion he also supplied a huge fleet of bombers. To hold off sea and air attacks, Hitler equipped his military with hundreds of anti-ship su ... ch destroyed the opposition's fleet ships and supply ships, and fighter planes to clear the air for bombers. Hitler also developed a tactic which was very successful: he combined two or more armies to ...

(3 pages) 56 1 3.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Strategic Bombing During World War 2

eract the bomber fleet. They were equipped with an on board radar, which enabled them to locate the bombers in the darkness. The German industry was sub-divided in an attempt to minimise the effective ... doctrinal policy until they suffered severe losses in 1943-1944. The U.S.A.A.F believed unescorted bombers flying in well-designed formations could penetrate deeply over enemy skies. This theory was ...

(18 pages) 86 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Who is most to blame for the Cold War?

down the road from West Germany to West Berlin. This had provoked the West and thus they used B-29 bombers to carry food, coal and living needs to the West Berlin. This was the one of the closest tim ...

(3 pages) 31 0 2.3 Apr/2006

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

Bermuda Triangle, The Triangle of Death (Demonstration & Captivating Story, Explain the Bermuda Triangle, Conclusion)

On December 5th, 1945, at a Naval Base east of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, five Avenger Torpedo Bombers were going out for a test run. All went well until the trip back. One of the pilots reported ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Bermuda Triangle - Short and Sweet

ng bad weather- Giant octapus pulling everything under the seaOn 5 December 1945, five Navy Avenger bombers left the plane staton at Fort Launderdale. They were on a training mission for the day to pr ... were broken and that they still had no idea of where they were. Night came and all contact with the bombers were lost. At 6:20pm the first rescue plane went out in search of the missing aircrafts. At ...

(2 pages) 15 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Blitz.

ttle of planes in which Germany attacked Britain by crossing the Channel) they still had 1400 plane bombers and 300 emerging each month from factories. The Germans had no difficulty recruiting more fi ... air raid shelter they had to hide in the underground train stations.The British were afraid of dive bombers - they were German planes that went low enough to see the city well and fired more accuratel ...

(12 pages) 17 0 4.0 Dec/2006

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

The Bomb

to leave for a mission that would change the world forever. Meanwhile, in Hiroshima, Japan, 2 B-29 bombers were sighted passing over the city by local military watchers. They are passed off as reconn ...

(7 pages) 27 0 4.0 Feb/2007

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

Tuskegee Airmen

Tail Angels,"1 because of their red painted tail wings and the reputation for staying with all the bombers they escorted, rather than leaving them to chalk up kills for their own personal glory. The ... ead to 332nd Fighter Group being awarded the Distinguished Unit Citation for successfully escorting bombers and for outstanding and aggressive combat techniques. The Tuskegee airmen made history, a hi ...

(10 pages) 17 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History