Essays Tagged: "Machine gun"

Mr. Lincoln's "Coffe Mill"

n war" this is because many important discoveries happened during the Civil War. Such inventions as machine guns, hand grenades, land mines, submarines, and ironclad ships were produced. No other war ... nd strategy, such as trench warfare, was centuries ahead of 1861.One of the earlier inventions, the machine gun was first demonstrated to Lincoln on June 24, 1861; Lincoln called it the "coffee mill" ...

(9 pages) 47 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The development of air warfare during WWI.

ven if they were outnumbered eight times. They invented a timed switch that allowed them to mount a machine gun behind the propeller and fire between rotations. Another of their great inventions was l ...

(1 pages) 45 2 3.0 Dec/2002

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

"Fith Business" by Robertson Davies.

on with other characters in the novel.Dunny the main character in the novel kills three nazi?s in a machine gun nest. On his way back he was wounded by a piece of shrapnel that hit him in the leg. He ...

(5 pages) 62 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

WWI paper through the eyes of a reporter in the middle of the war.

with twice the destruction and loss of life. It has given way to new types of weaponry such as the machine Gun, new models of rifles, and also chemical and biological agents. WWI was also a breakthro ... HandThe weapons of WWI, with out a doubt, helped win the war for the Allied Powers. Tactically, the machine gun was so effective under heavily defended entrenched positions, it forced the leadership t ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2003

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

Defining Moments in Canadian history.

to construct a network of artillery-proof trenches and bunkers. These were protected from attack by Machine Gun Posts. Repeated French attempts to take Vimy Ridge cost about 150,000 casualties between ...

(7 pages) 107 1 3.3 Jun/2003

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

The Mortar - It's history during WW1. Who first used it in WW1. How the opposite side reacted. How effective was it during WW1.

ld attack your enemy without leaving the safety of your trench. Mortars were used to take out enemy machine gun posts, suspected sniper posts or other designated features. Larger mortars were occasion ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.4 Aug/2003

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

Time to kill

and brought them to jail. The next day at their court seeing Carl Lee came out of the closet with a machine gun and killed the two guys and injured one cop. He then went to jail and he wanted Jake as ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Ernest Hemingway's Love Life

gway was badly wounded and was sent to a hospital in Milan. According to research, "Hemingway had a machine gun slug in his right foot and another lodged behind his right kneecap. He was nicknamed 'Br ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The horrific effects of trench warfare during WWI can be attributed to the clash of outdated military tactics and devastating modern weaponry.

and"b. attacks and offensivesc. infantry tacticsd. Peaceful PenetrationVI. Modern Weaponrya. Guns1. machine gun2. rifleb. grenadesc. flame throwersd. gase. tanksVII. Why the military tactics and moder ... an abject failure because within minutes of soldiers going "over the top" they were gunned down by machine guns. Machine guns were capable of killing hundreds of soldiers at a time. The use of machin ...

(9 pages) 64 0 2.0 Jun/2004

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

Catch 22 By: Joseph Hellen Catch 22 violence

was when Yossarian broke Nately's nose on Thanksgiving while some men were playing around with the machine gun. And finally the last example of violence in Catch 22 the help contributes to the meanin ... Nately's nose on Thanksgiving when Nately tried to stop Yossarian from shooting the guys firing the machine gun at the base. Then Nately told his whore and she hated Yossarian for that. When Nately go ...

(3 pages) 57 2 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Machine Gunners

The novel "The Machine Gunners" by Robert Westall achieves an artistic balance between setting, characterisation an ... ll in their teens and with its on the edge of your chair, non stop, thrilling action from finding a machine gun, to building a fortress and capturing an enemy pilot while trying to keep the whole thin ... omething superior to the rest of their or anyone one else in Garmouth collection, a German aircraft machine gun loaded with two thousand bullets that are able to go through a tree trunk half a mile aw ...

(5 pages) 17 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Weapons of world war 1

automatic riffles were invented, it got other people thinking. That led to the invention of the sub-machine gun. It is a much more portable weapon that is capable of rapid fire thanks to its automatic ... ore portable weapon that is capable of rapid fire thanks to its automatic reloading system. The sub-machine guns were more reliable than bolt-action riffles and semi-automatic riffles because they wer ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

My Father and I.

d work of the sculpture, such as the towel wrapped around the neck of one of the soldiers, the M-60 machine gun and the soldier's bandoleers of ammunition. I knew his thoughts were in a different time ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Deadliest Battles Of WW1.

eapons were great sources to make the war succeeded. These wars used several deadly weapons such as machine guns, artillery, and guns. During the bombardment, Germany used machine guns to attack the B ... of British troops forced back into their trenches and made them were killed and wounded. To use the machine gun, it needed 4-6 men and it had to be on the flat surface and using the flat trajectory tr ...

(3 pages) 21 0 2.0 Jan/2006

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

Ban Gun Control

dwest and have duels with one another. Firearms have advanced over the years. In World War One, the machine gun directly impacted the infantry weapons during that time. Then in World War Two, assault ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

Hebron Massacre

named Baruch Goldstein left his home at the settlement, Kiryat Araba, carrying his army-issued sub-machine gun. The middle-aged physician headed for the Ibrahimi Mosque, known to Jews as the Tomb of ...

(4 pages) 607 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

To reinstate or not to reinstate the draft?

ge 18 year old that just finished high school is not thinking about living in a desert or holding a machine gun daily but about college and the next moves their going to take to progress into their li ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Leonardo Da Vinci: Biography

e not made until 400 years later. Leonardo made the first plans for the helicopter, hand glider and machine gun.Leonardo was born on April 15th 1452. He grew up in a farmhouse in the small town of Anc ... onardo achieved great things in every one of these places form creating master art pieces to flying machines or making break through in human anatomy; Leonardo never ceased to amaze.Although Leonardo ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Fire Arms

four general categories.· Pistols: E.g. a handgun · Automatic: E.g. a machine gun · Shot guns: E.g. 12' bore shotgun · Rifles: E.g. 22-air r ...

(2 pages) 621 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


e of her owners, Jerry and Kendal Plank, despite having been shot five times by a 9mm semiautomatic machine gun."(11) This story is an excellent example of the loyalty a dog can acquire towards its ma ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature