Essays Tagged: "WWII"

WWI & WWII, Same War Different Time

WWI-WWII: Same War, Different DatesA number of historians view World War II as the sequel to, or the fin ... ved caused the Great Germanys' defeat.The Treaty of Versailles also hugely instigated the rising of WWII. When the Weimar Republic begrudgingly signed the armistice, the allies wished to assure that G ... ; Germany became Hitler' best friend.As can been seen, the finale of WWI was really the Prologue of WWII. The tragedies that took place in WWII and their circumvention is debatable, it always will be. ...

(3 pages) 200 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A Seperate Peace, by John Knowles

A Separate Peace is a novel about two boy's lives and how they evolve during the course of WWII. The story was written by John Knowles, who also left home to attend a school at the age of 15. ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Effects of Catch 22, by Joseph Heller

perfectly because the conditions surrounding him greatly hindered him. Catch 22 takes place during WWII on an island named Pianosa that is close to Italy. Doc Daneeka is adversely affected by the war ...

(4 pages) 77 0 2.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Farewell to Manzanar" A true story about a girl growing up during World War II. Includes a short personal comment

k on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese was the moment Jeanne's life was critically altered. This started WWII and all Japanese were seen as possible threats to the nations safety. It is not difficult to se ...

(9 pages) 97 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How the 60's changed our lives, includes lyrics of Jim Morrison

rdShip of foolsShip of fools--Jim Morrison, The Doors (Sugerman 136)When the soldiers returned from WWII, they returned to a country that was flourishing again. The Great Depression had finally come t ...

(6 pages) 141 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Wizard of Oz

mes and into cities. Another reason was that America was on the verge of entering into another war, WWII, and the threat of having to send troops away from home was very real. And, as stated by Paul N ...

(7 pages) 140 1 4.2 Mar/1997

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

Rise and Fall of the Cold war

tension between the Soviet Union and the United States of America. It started in the mid 40's after WWII had left Europe in shambles and Russia and the USA in superpower positions. The Cold War was a ...

(4 pages) 239 0 4.6 Jan/1994

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The Cold War, the elongated tension between the Soviet Union and the U.S

tension between the Soviet Union and the United States of America. It started in the mid 40's after WWII had left Europe in shambles and Russia and the USA in superpower positions. The Cold War was a ...

(4 pages) 252 3 3.5 Mar/1994

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Moral Struggle. It traces American theme of moral struggle through Modernism, citing JD Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, and through Realism with WD Howells's Editha.

is a classic example of a moral struggle. Salinger was born in NY, NY in 1919. He was a sergeant in WWII and was a witness to the horrible events on D-Day in Normandy on June 6, 1944. He began his wor ... ity that came along with his great work.The events that took place during this time period, such as WWII, shaped the views of modernism authors. As a participant of the modernism period of literature, ...

(7 pages) 181 0 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay describes the aftermath of the Cold War and competition that uprose between the USSR and the US, especially in the areas of the arms race, technology, and the space programs

. This political battle over communism cost the U.S. a significant amount. After just coming out of WWII, most countries were crushed to ruins. There were two major superpowers though, that were still ...

(4 pages) 309 3 4.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Upon the Verge of Global Devistation - Analyzing WWII in terms of WWI

Analyzing WWII in terms of WWI Excellent paper.ToughiusWorld HistoryDecember 1, 1995'Upon the Verge of Global ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.3 Dec/1995

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


y Lord of the Flies. It is about a group of young boys who was stranded on a deserted island during WWII. Realizing their predicament, they begin to create their own "society." At first everything is ... greed, the need for power, and the need to destroy. No doubt the violent and gruesome activities of WWII played a role in the author's attitude. This book just showed me a lot about everyone has ideas ...

(14 pages) 170 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Title-Strategic Bombing in WWII. The essay is about the effects of new technologies used in WWII, namely the evolution and development of air tactics.

John BugbeeC-063, War and SocietyJ. Lockenour12/11/01Strategic Bombing In WWII"The new relation of air power to strategy presents one of the distinguishing contrasts between ... ts off the United States strategic bombing survey. I like this quote because it makes it clear that WWII was a much different war than WWI and begins to explain why. Upon reflection, it simply seems t ... from the book Voices of the Third Reich is a prime example of strategic bombing's effectiveness in WWII. "The combined bomber offensive struck its first major blow against Hamburg. Operation Gomorrah ...

(6 pages) 118 1 3.7 Oct/2002

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

USMC Lessons of WWII. An essay detailing the lessons learned by the US Marine Corp during WWII in the pacific theater. Covers both doctrine and technology.

all the doctrine to go along with that mission was introduced and / or changed. The results of the WWII were no the same as WWI. For the large part, the amphibious doctrine developed in the 1930's an ... air support was necessary in order to minimize overlap of target areas and friendly fire.Nothing in WWII amphibious warfare advanced as rapidly as naval gunfire. So much was learned by the end of the ...

(3 pages) 46 1 3.8 Nov/2002

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

Effects on American society and economy due to the mobilization of America for participation in World War II

ade it more and more difficult for America to remain a neutral nation. Prior to officially entering WWII, America monetarily aided Britain, France and the Soviet Union through the Lend-Lease Act. Subs ... atomic bomb, American scientists also improved radar, developed jet engines and penicillin. During WWII business executives were offered key positions under Roosevelt in an effort to unite industry w ...

(3 pages) 136 0 4.3 Nov/2002

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

Yalta Conference

e war in the Pacific. If the Soviet Union would agree to enter the war within 90 days of the end of WWII, they would be granted the Kurile Islands, part of the Sakhalin Island, and access to railroads ... serve peace and foster postwar reconstruction for those nations that were brutally disrupted during WWII. Representatives from fifty nations gathered in San Francisco in April of 1945, and a General A ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

The Affects of Prime Minister Sir. Robert Menzies and the turn around of Austraila's economy during his stint as prime minister.

r II Australia was predominantly a British settlement, with little outside influence.Directly after WWII Australia became a new nation, it was no free of Great Britian's control and was responsible fo ... be addressed was that of education. It was tested that about 4% of the incoming army that served in WWII were literate. This was due to the fact that they had to leave their schooling early to serve i ...

(6 pages) 82 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Japanese Economy today is one of the strongest in the world. Both fiscal and monetary policies have been used throughout the decades interfering in the economy.

been through many ups and downs over the decades. Before WWI, Japan was a socialist economy. Up to WWII, the country was ruled by an emperor, and after WWII, the economy was a mixed market economy. T ...

(6 pages) 331 2 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Journal #1 for John Knowles' "A separate peace" This is a report on half the book. It earned an 87%.

lian Life During the War. It tells a story about two young american boys goingthrough school during WWII. It takes place in Devon, New Hampshire. It is set in thefirst-person through the mind of Gene ...

(2 pages) 289 8 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

~Canadians in Korea~ What were the most important contributions made by Canadians and the UN to the Korean conflict? Topic: Canadians in the Korean Conflict

t immediately commit Canadian forces into war, because they had been limited to defend Canada after WWII. However, on August 7, 1950 Prime Minister decided to send a brigade in aid to South Korea. Eve ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers