Essays Tagged: "submarines"

biligraphy of Tom Clancy and his writing style

knowing that the next depth charge from above could be the end. On top of that, you have two other submarines in hot pursuit. This is the kind of imagery you get from reading a book by Tom Clancy. Th ...

(5 pages) 92 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Submarine"

Submarines have been conceived for many years, but only became practical in about 1900. Submarines h ... ir first making which was in the years B.C. This sub was a box held under water with big ropes. New submarines are nuclear powered and can move at a speed of 30 knots and are big war weapons.The first ... an go 400,000 miles underwater without refueling and can stay underwater for up to 6 months.The way submarines dive and surface is very complicated. The sub has a tank at the front of the boat called ...

(2 pages) 51 0 2.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

The Bermuda Triangle Mystery.

case for the boys of Flight 19. The men from the Navy and the Marine Corps were to practice bombing submarines near the Bahamas. After 2pm, the entire squadron of TBM Avengers left its base at Fort La ...

(4 pages) 101 2 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

"Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

e Naval Research Establishment. He saw action against battleships (at the sinking of the Bismarck), submarines and aircraft. He finished as Lieutenant in command of a rocket ship. He was present off t ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

This essay is about Admiral Fisher from ww1. We had to write a biography on an influencial figure from that time

e organization of the fleet, the administration of dockyards, ship construction, the development of submarines, the conversion of the navy's ships from the use of coal to that of oil, and weapon devel ... o, the building of the first all-big-gun battleship, the Dreadnought, encouraged the development of submarines and supervised the conversion of the navy from coal-fired to oil-fired steam power, scarp ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.4 Nov/2003

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

Battle of the Atlantic.

le. This battle is called the Battle of the Atlantic since obviously it took place on the Atlantic. Submarines, warships, and battleships were used. Also, even aircrafts were used in this. The "Sinkin ... he fall of France, Canadian destroyers joined the Royal navy to try to protect Britain where German submarines were attacking. By July 1940, all ocean shipping had to be changed. The route had to be m ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.1 Dec/2003

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

A short review on sonar testing and it's detrimental effects on marine life -- somewhat opinionated.

t-have defense technology." The Navy claims that LFA sonar will be able to detect today's "quieter" submarines so reliably that it plans to deploy LFA routinely throughout most of the world's oceans. ... anner. All of this is too high a price to pay for questionable security against the latest breed of submarines.It is hardly nessecary to perform anymore experiements to prove the idea that sonar waves ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Britain after the 1st World War and what happened

nedAgreement stated that Germany was allowed to have 35% of Britain's capital ships and was allowed submarines in extreme casesThe agreement damaged the Stressa frontThe other powers believed that Bri ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Play Fairly, an Essay about the harsh terms imposed Germany in the Treaty of Versailles

well they were to get rid of all armored vehicles, and their navy was reduced to a few small ships. Submarines, military aircraft and war industries were all prohibited. While all of these limitations ...

(3 pages) 34 1 4.3 Mar/2004

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

Nuclear Powered Submarines in the Post-ColdWar Era

There is only so much to say about the role of nuclear-powered submarinesin the post-Cold War era. During the Cold War they seemed to be all the rage among America ... end and for nuclear weapons to stop being used as threats.Since the mid-1980s, most nuclear-powered submarines have not been allowedto be in service. There are three different generations of nuclear-p ... ear-powered submarines that have been have been built from the year 1955 to present day. All of the submarines from first generation, most from the second, and even some from the third generation have ...

(2 pages) 32 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

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

rs, 12 battleships, three battle cruisers, 15 heavy cruisers, 45 light cruisers, 184 destroyers, 58 submarines and 27 Torpedo boats. The German Navy consisted of no aircraft carriers, although one, th ...

(14 pages) 70 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How should France feel about the Treaty of Versailles?

an army of 100'000 men, 6 battleships and 30 smaller vessels, they had no aeroplanes (airforce) or submarines since they were not detected by radars.Germany was also made return Alsace Lorraine to Fr ...

(1 pages) 34 1 4.0 May/2004

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

When did Hitler lose the chance to win the war?

ent, both tactical and strategic, that the already exhausted Luftwaffe could not stop, and with his submarines now being the hunted instead of hunters, it's obvious that Hitler had already lost the wa ... ny lost the war even earlier, for example when it failed to defeat Great Britain with airplanes and submarines, leaving it as an essential future base for massive US forces and a second front. Or when ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2004

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

This paper clearly explains the causes of World War I.

First World War was the irst war to use poison gas as a military weapon. Germans also had the first submarines and used them to blockade Britain sinking British ship. The sinking of the Lusitanian is ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.5 May/2004

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

The Nisei in World War II

r II was the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 7th 1941 Japanese carrier-based plans and submarines attacked the Navy ships docked at Pearl Harbor. This attack caused grave damage to the Am ...

(11 pages) 81 1 5.0 Jul/2004

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

Reasons for Hitler's Short Term Sucess

f bombers. To hold off sea and air attacks, Hitler equipped his military with hundreds of anti-ship submarines, which destroyed the opposition's fleet ships and supply ships, and fighter planes to cle ...

(3 pages) 56 1 3.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Weapons of world war 1

World War II was not only about airplanes, tanks and submarines, but also, the army on foot had a lot of influence on war. Their infantry weapons were de ... trategy is to completely fill the plane with bombs to create the maximum explosion.In World War II, submarines were widely used as naval blockades. They were used to sink a large number of merchant sh ... rfect for passing blockades. It helps smuggle secret agents, messages and weapons. The World War II submarines had quite limited underwater speed, range and endurance. To avoid being detected and atta ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

United States and the Great War

of Germany in order to cut off supplies. Germany responded by unleashing the U Boats. U Boats were submarines capable of staying submerged for long periods of time. They would sneak up upon their vic ... r, in 1916, in a response to an announcement that the Allies were now arming merchant ships to sink submarines, Germany proclaimed that it would fire on such vessels without warning. A few weeks later ...

(5 pages) 51 0 0.0 Jul/2005

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

Canada and World War One.

invented for mass destruction and killing. Some of these included mustard and chlorine gas, tanks, submarines, airplanes, and machine guns.f) The war matured Canada in a way that no other event could ...

(2 pages) 33 1 3.0 Oct/2005

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

Why the US was justified in entering WWI.

f the United States and could not be tolerated.The creation and deployment that Germany made of the submarines caused great havoc in the Atlantic Ocean. Germany was attempting to try and blockade Brit ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2006

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