Essays Tagged: "commanding officers"

Satiric targets which are attacked in the novel 'Catch 22'

Some of the main targets that he attacks include war itself and it's dehumanising effects, also the commanding officers that are in charge. Other targets, which Joseph Heller satirises, include the me ...

(7 pages) 47 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Who Really Was Responsible For Pearl HArbor's Devistation?

to support both views, but the fact is, the people responsible for a lack of responsiveness are the commanding officers that were present in Pearl Harbor at the time. In the end, the lack of preparedn ... ut the outlying areas or defend the harbor.It was because of many factors all leading back to naval commanding officers' neglectful ways in Pearl Harbor. Warnings were given and were not heeded.

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2005

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

The major battles of the state of Arkansas.

les of Pea Ridge, Helena, Little Rock and St. Charles, and Arkansas Post. Each battle had different commanding officers and results were either from the Union or Confederate armies.The first major bat ... (Elkhorn Tavern). The Battle of Pea Ridge was a land battle won by the union in March of 1862. The commanding officers for the two opposing sides were Major General Samuel R. Curtis for the Union, an ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Few Good Men'. Summary of the movie along with character analysis: Did the characters of the movie display good moral values?

wney, stat that the crime they are accused of is nothing more then carrying out the orders of their commanding officers. Therefore accepting the deal would degrade their honor as a Marine. This forces ... on the other hand were ordered to give Santiago a code red, and they obeyed it since it was from a commanding officer. Also, the victims were both warned on what would be happening to them, but both ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.3 Nov/2005

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

"A Farewell To Arms" by Ernest Hemingway

hat the Italian militia is weakening. Frederic almost meets his demise when soldiers decide to kill commanding officers as a symbol of their exasperation. He somehow manages to break lose of capture a ...

(6 pages) 12 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Compare And Contrast War Poems

with his duties and not caring about the trouble he my get into because of it (the revolver is his commanding officers who is trying to 'persuade' the soldier to move on).The first stanza is written ...

(3 pages) 1459 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


e way sick but the doctors can not let him go because of a Catch-22 which says they must obey their commanding officers who will not allow them to leave. Unlike Yosarian many of his comrades enjoy the ... mood for the story. The mood the often sets is not a bright mood. He is part of a huge war and his commanding officers keep pushing him to gain more recognition for themselves. Yosarian is constantly ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Boston Legal, Television drama series. Homosexuals in the service

er sexual identity they will be able to serve our country and it also states that without knowledge commanding officers could not question service people about their sexuality. The military claims tha ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Summary of Stanley Milgram's Prison Experiment and "The Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal: Sources of Sadism" by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak.

raib prison would be a very challenging task. Some may blame inexperience or dereliction of duty by commanding officers. Others may say that stress caused by living in a war zone was responsible. Howe ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Civil War Reports of a Massachusetts Corporal

including the outlook of New England soldiers toward the war, opinions of soldiers regarding their commanding officers, camp life, and various other experiences. It is made evident by Haines that the ...

(4 pages) 818 0 3.0 Apr/2009

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