Essays Tagged: "war time"

Mesopotamia Post War. Essay explains the need to develop it for the benefit of the world.

des the Foreign Office from te India Office. They availed themselves of the necessary discretion of war-time to carry over their dangerous independence into times of peace. They contest every suggesti ... o the staff in Mesopotamia drew up a memorandum asking for four more divisions. I believe it was forwarded to the War Office, which has now sent three brigades from India. If the North-West Frontier c ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Limiting of Civil Liberties

Should the Government Limit Individual Liberties During Wartime?Since the construction of the constitution, there have been discrepancies about it's boundar ... he free speech cases, Tinker vs. Des Moines, or Schenck vs. United States. Here, in the middle of a war on terrorism, and on the brink of war with Iraq, war time security policies become eminent,, the ... hinders you from walking in and out freely, thus giving up a freedom for peace of mind.During World War II, Presidential Executive Order 9066 and congressional statutes gave the military authority to ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Pefines patriotism on a philosphical level.

ur minds. We realize events such as Labor Day, 4th of July president's day etc. Issues of respect towards national symbols, and the patriotism displayed only at war time have drawn much attention to t ... ur nation's decisions. Support for ones country is extremely relevant when defining patriotism. The war in Iraq has caused a division in the people of America. To live in America and not support the w ...

(2 pages) 64 1 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The theme of war guilt in Bernard Schlink's, "The Reader".

The Reader Bernhard Schlink ThemesWar GuiltOne of the main ideas in The Reader is German war guilt - guilt felt by both the war-time g ... n ideas in The Reader is German war guilt - guilt felt by both the war-time generation and the post-war generation. The post-war generation, to which the author, Schlink, belongs, has struggled to com ... post-war generation, to which the author, Schlink, belongs, has struggled to come to terms with the war crimes committed by the previous generation. The novel begins with a sick Michael being comforte ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Real cause of world war two.

The date of September 1, 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, is remembered as the date the war started. But little is remembered about the date Russia also moved into Poland, on September 16, ... lso moved into Poland, on September 16,1939. The nation of Poland was now divided between these two war-time allies.It is interesting to notice what the responses of the major allied nations were to t ...

(5 pages) 75 0 2.0 Sep/2003

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

Literary criticism of "Slaughter House Five", by Kurt Vonnegut.

Destruction of Dresden, destruction of Vonnegut's dreamThe little dream Vonnegut took with him to war was not founded on the rubble of insanity, absurdity, and irrationality that he experienced in W ... And when Dresden evaporated so too did Vonnegut's dream. (Klinkowitz 223)Vonnegut's views on death, war, technology and human nature were all affected by his experience in Dresden and these themes bec ...

(7 pages) 84 1 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"All Quiet on the Western Front"

ok this papaer is about a theme in all quiet ont eh western front on how war changes a man and using examples of Paul(the main charecter) is changed by war from a young 18 y ... ake a toll on a person mentally and physically. In many ways they are never the same. The effect of war on a soldier is one experience that would make some not even want to live any more. A soldiers l ... ldier is one experience that would make some not even want to live any more. A soldiers life during war time is a long and dangerous one, you grow up fast when you're in a war. Mainly because you are ...

(8 pages) 115 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Did civil war help or hinder the efforts of women in the american society?

Civil War was something that would do nothing but only shed blood and lower the economy. But not for the A ... ety by filling empty fields and factories and also helping the men along the battlefield. The Civil War helped the efforts by women to improve their status in America.Women were proud of their war tim ... r time contributions, applauded themselves as strong, competent, persevering citizens, vital to the war effort. Few women however, saw the contradiction between their wartime self-image and their trad ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Women on the Homefront

he work force was greatly depleted. This was due to the 10 million men serving their country in the war overseas. Women were not used to the fact that they were now needed in the work force as well as ... ed to the fact that they were now needed in the work force as well as their homes. They became the "Wartime Workers".The rest of the men who did not go to war worked their normal jobs, but this was no ...

(4 pages) 92 4 4.5 Apr/2004

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

Fascism Compared to Communism

der: methods of dealing with opposition, control of mediaand education, control of the economy, and war time planning.---Why is it that Germany's fascism lasted a relatively shorttime compared to Russ ... much the same in nature asHitler, Stalin, came to control the Bolsheviks and throw Russia in acivil war in a quest for power. You now have two men of equalaspirations soon to be in control of two very ...

(4 pages) 84 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Sparta is better than Athens

the one between the city-states of Athens and Sparta. Fierce competition paved the way for constant warring between the two states. During times of war the number one priority for the government is to ... nflicting focuses of each government and how Sparta met the needs of her people in a time period of war.The Athenian government did not suit the needs of its people during war-time. In 700bc landowner ...

(3 pages) 41 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

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

large amounts of satiric targets being criticised. 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 tar ... ey his criticisms to the readers.Joseph Heller is obviously criticising the dehumanising effects of war in his novel 'Catch 22'. Particularly how during war time people are desensitised to death. "And ...

(7 pages) 47 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Histoty of the RMS Olympic

er ships Titanic and Britannic went to the bottom, Olympic prospered and even served her country in war time as a troopship, earning the nickname "Old Reliable" after proving herself unsinkable time a ... ympic proved herself time and time again to be a ship that could not be stopped or sunk. When World War I broke out in August 1914, Olympic remained in commercial service. She once rescued the crew of ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The military draft

"Bush doesn't know what the hell he's doing, getting us involved in all thesedamn wars, states John Prast. John is a Navy officer who is stationed in SanDiego, California. The milita ... ifornia. The military draft is wrong because it forces citizens to enlistin the Armed Forces during war time. The draft should be eliminated and only peoplewho want to be enlisted should sign up for i ... not the citizen's fault when Congressand the President spread the army thin and need more soldiers. War should be fought bysoldiers who willingly enlist themselves in the army. It should not be fought ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.2 Mar/2005

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

Schindler's List: Personal Reflection

ings were often under the table, and his business thrived through bribes. When Schindler set up his war-time business and successfully secured Jews from the ghetto as employees, his sole aim was to pr ...

(1 pages) 42 1 3.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Comparing two articles about Physical Excercise.

applied among the ancient Greeks and Romans. (The New) Physical exercise was also practiced during war time to set up the soldiers for the battle (The new). The gym craze, as the article in the econo ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Realism in "The Iliad": quotes taken from penguin classics/ Mark Hammond translation.

o the mortal characters one would see a much clearer picture of the life of an Ancient Greek during war time. For example, the detailed descriptions of the battles throughout the work in general are v ... re men with families and each life lost is as valuable as every other. This is the harsh reality of war.The reader is given detailed descriptions of the clothing, weapons and armor worn and used by th ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

What Were the Motives of the Participants to Take Part in the Child Transfers From Finland to Sweden During the Second World War 1939-1940?

t and Swedish voluntary organizations agreed to organise the broadest child evacuation operation in war-time history. I will look at the motives for the Finnish mothers who sent their mostly under sch ... ernet to get a good foundation for the actual essay.B. Summary of evidenceChild transfers away from war-going areas was not a totally new phenomenon. Already during the First World War some children h ...

(9 pages) 24 1 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Dulce et Decorum est" by Wilfred Owen.

Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum est" clearly portrays the true identity of war. "Dulce et Decorum est" being a war time poem tries to show its readers the reality of the war, ... ng a war time poem tries to show its readers the reality of the war, and to show the world that the war is very different from what people believe it to be. Going into more detail throughout the entir ... out the entire poem the author uses a large quantity of imagery that aids the readers in seeing the war from the author's point of view. In addition to this it can be stated that this poem includes a ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The River Flows on" by Maggie Craig

ain character Kate Cameron links with life's troubles and careers were like for young people in the war.Kate Cameron was just sixteen when her world comes crashing down like many teenagers found in th ... ng down like many teenagers found in this time. It's 1995 and everyone is feeling the set-backs the war has give, life isn't as great as they expect it to be. Kate's life is described as many youngste ...

(3 pages) 749 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature