Essays Tagged: "casualties"

The Korean War

books to inform anyone on the war. Korea was a bloody war. The United States sustained over 140,000 casualties with 33,000 killed in action, yet the U.S. never formally honored its fallen soldiers. Th ...

(8 pages) 295 4 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Critical analysis of "Leningrad Cemetery" written by Sharon Olds. Essay uses college-level literary terms.

see the despair of having to use "coffin wood for fuel." The poem shows the reader the "dead," the casualties of the "siege," and the reckless loss of human life. Olds delivers her images with words ...

(3 pages) 107 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Walt Whitman's view of the Civil War

ed, naïve Americans who believed the Civil War would consist of a few short battles and little casualties, who then after the war reached it's second year truly saw the Civil War for what it real ... g, shotgun hospitals were constructed near the fields of battle in order to receive the uncountable casualties. Because Whitman held the position of wound dresser, he encountered first hand the atroci ...

(3 pages) 142 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Paradox, speaks of the danger of mechanisms and improved materials

untimely deaths. Also there are chemicals such as lead and asbestos that have and can lead to such casualties. But most of all, it is the use of nuclear reactors to generate power that has caused the ...

(7 pages) 92 1 4.9 Oct/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Korean War, the forgotten war

xt books to shed light on the war. Korea was a bloody war. The United States sustained over 140,000 casualties with 33,000 killed in action, yet the U.S. never formally honored its fallen soldiers.1 T ... illion dollars, while South Korea's damage was seemingly less. China sustained one million military casualties. South Korea had 300,000 military casualties, and 200,000 civilian casualties. North Kore ...

(13 pages) 346 5 4.7 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

this essay will talk about the conscription crisis that happened in 1917.

me minister Borden asked to conscript soldiers, because of three main reasons. First, the number of casualties, which means the number of dead and missing people, was up. Second, the number of enlistm ...

(2 pages) 77 1 3.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The problems faced by mankind today are going to destroy him

inimal loss of life compared to thisnever ending battle. It is predicted that by the year 2020, the casualties willreach 150 per day. This total does not even include the loss of human lifedue to the ...

(6 pages) 71 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Great Gatsby: Symbolism in The Valley of Ashes.

rich preeminent society, the valley of ashes is where the poor people live. Its inhabitants are the casualties of the rich who are dumped on by the rest of the world in the same way ashes are dumped o ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Study the rise of Swiss heavy infantry. Describe the arms, armor and tactical formation of the Swiss heavy infantryman.

inst its infantry or be able to deliver sufficient missiles from a distance great enough to inflict casualties on the mounted formation to prevent it closing with the infantry. Generally, infantry was ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Earthquake In Chile, May, 1960

The first shock that Chile felt was on May 21st, at 10:02 a.m. This shock caused a severe amount of casualties, but not as much as the shock on May 22nd, at 7:11 p.m. All together, the earthquakes tha ...

(1 pages) 96 2 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Phe psychology and physiology of combat shed.

impact of the war on individuals will be gained. In particular this paper will focus on psychiatric casualties of combat, the evacuation syndrome and how it was overcome in WWI, the trauma of close-ra ... e in combat due to mental rather than physical debilitation. A nation must care for its psychiatric casualties, since they are of no value on the battlefield (indeed, their presence in combat can have ...

(14 pages) 81 0 4.7 Apr/2003

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

War with iraq.

thing will be gained, and the U.S. just wants to obtain the oil that Iraq controls. They claim that casualties will be too costly for America to afford. Nonetheless, America should act while others wi ...

(4 pages) 199 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"Fith Business" by Robertson Davies.

Mrs. Dempster because he was fighting over a toboggan. Boy throughout the novel has no interest in casualties that he causes. This snowball represented the forcefulness of Boy because he always treat ...

(5 pages) 62 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Canadian History: 1900-Present, Military Participation in world affiars; Lists 4 of Canada's most defining moments, 2 from 1900-1949, 2 from 1950- the present.

, the seven-mile stretch of honeycomb-patterned trenches and the site of 200 000 French and British casualties (Quinlan 16). Before Canadians arrived on scene, Vimy Ridge had gained the reputation of ... pproach from those who had proceeded and fallen before them. Currie deduced that the vast number of casualties had resulted from improper preparation and scouting by troops. Currie's division built a ...

(6 pages) 88 3 4.2 Jun/2003

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

Defining Moments in Canadian history.

ed from attack by Machine Gun Posts. Repeated French attempts to take Vimy Ridge cost about 150,000 casualties between May and November 1915. Although the French were able to take the villages of Care ...

(7 pages) 107 1 3.3 Jun/2003

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

Robots Will Never Experience Emotion

tries in Artificial intelligence, are creating robots for military purposes to reduce the number of casualties in times of war. What many people who dont understand the makings of a robot and it's art ...

(2 pages) 121 3 4.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

World War I.

he world"-NostajikSo many battles, so many wars, and so much bloodshed. The unprecedented amount of casualties, deaths, destruction and cruelty will truely make this century one to remember. With all ... the daily living place for many soldiers. World war one was a war of "unparalleled bloodshed", with casualties in the millions. It was no doubt the bloodiest war that the world had ever seen before. A ...

(9 pages) 122 1 4.3 Jul/2003

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

Is Nuclear War a Possibility.

arly in the morning with similar effects. These two bombs resulted in nearly a quarter of a million casualties and further generations of infant mortality, birth defects, cancers, leukaemia's and emot ...

(7 pages) 102 1 4.0 Jul/2003

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

The Vietnam War.

commitment in Vietnam infinitely greater than it had ever intended. At the end over fifty thousand casualties were recorded on the American side.But why did this happen? Why did the Americans interve ... merican victory, the final outcome was a protracted and bloody defeat (over fifty thousand American casualties were recorded), which turned into one of the most embarrassing chapters in American histo ...

(14 pages) 222 0 4.3 Aug/2003

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

Why was the atomic bomb was used?

eaths during the Second World War. The USA government wanted to finish the war quickly with minimum casualties, as the cost in human lives of the war was far too much and they couldn't afford to waste ... ng pressure on the American government to end the war, it was vital that this was done with minimum casualties. And therefore, the first of the bombs was dropped. However, as Japan did not surrender, ...

(5 pages) 68 0 2.7 Nov/2003

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