Admiral George Dewey and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
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...Admiral George Dewey and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz In the Navy of the United s, the admiral is a four-star flag officer grade. At the top ranks the Admiral, then the sub-admiral and lower is the Fleet Admiral. There is no a founded ranking above the admiral. Admiral is equal to the position of general in the other uniformed services. In 1899, the Congress acknowledged George Dewey's achievements in the Spanish-American War by empowering the President to select him Admiral of the Navy. In 1944, Chester W. Nimitz was endorsed by the Congress as one of the five-star rank of Fleet Admiral. This paper analyzes the achievements of these two admirals, their leadership traits and their strengths... ...
Admiral George Dewey and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
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...Admiral George Dewey and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz In the Navy of the United s, the admiral is a four-star flag officer grade. At the top ranks the Admiral, then the sub-admiral and lower is the Fleet Admiral. There is no a founded ranking above the admiral. Admiral is equal to the position of general in the other uniformed services. In 1899, the Congress acknowledged George Deweys achievements in the Spanish-American War by empowering the President to select him Admiral of the Navy. In 1944, Chester W. Nimitz was endorsed by the Congress as one of the five-star rank of Fleet Admiral. This paper analyzes the achievements of these two admirals, their leadership traits and their strengths... ...
Leadership Defined
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...Admiral Michelle Howard. Admiral Michelle Howard received “the secretary of the Navy/Navy League Captain Winifred Collins award in May 1987” (America’s Navy, 2014) while serving on board Lexington, an award granted to only one woman officer in a whole year for displayed outstanding leadership skills... Leadership Leadership is the ability to guide, mentor, grow, and establish records. Doing what has been done by others in the past is more like management as the pattern has already been established. Leadership is more about pushing the envelope as innovation and creativity are the factors that drive toward success in the present age. A current leader who embodies this definition of leadership is Admiral...
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...Admiral Isoruku Yamamoto planned for a surprise attack against the U.S Navy at Pearl Harbor. The main reason why Admiral Yamamoto took such a decision was because he was well aware that the Japanese did not have sufficient resources to carry on a long war against the United States and hence 1 advocated a surprise and sudden attack on the US Fleet to destroy it with a single crushing blow. Vice- Admiral Nagumo was in charge of the Japanese strike force that set sail on 26th November, 1941 from Kurile Islands. On 7th December, 1941, Nagumo’s fleet attacked... ?Logic and Programming Order No. 542254 Introduction During the early part of the 20th century, the troops of the U.S Navy had occupied Pearl Harbor...
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...Admiral Thomas Kinkaid and the fleet led by Admiral William. The battle got divided into four engagements which were the battle of Samar, the battle of cape Engano, the battle of Surigao strait, and the battle of the Sibuyan Sea. Preparation and Planning The main objective of the operation was to capture Leyte Gulf. The U.S. naval forces approached the attack using two axes, one under the leadership of Admiral Nimitz. This was designed to advance its operations towards a westerly strategic axis with the sole purpose of capturing the Marianas, Palau, Gilbert and Marshall Islands... ? Political Science LEYTE GULF OPERATION Introduction The Naval operational decisions made by naval commanders at the battle...
The Thousand Mile War
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...admiral Boshiro Hosogaya’s Northern force…”(Garfield, 3). This light carrier strike force was under the command of Rear Admiral, Kakuji Kakuta and their united aim was to bomb the Dutch Harbor on the Unalaska Island. The target was well chosen, as this island consisted of an US naval base, and being located 100 miles away from the mainland, it would have been difficult for the US troops to get reinforcements. The weather... The Thousand Mile War Introduction ‘The Thousand Mile War’ by Brian Garfield, right from the time of its publication in 1969, has been very popular, and is postulated as one of the finest accounts of the World War II to be recorded in the form of a book. The author in this book...
Problem solving
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...admirers and followers. Gandhi and conceptual blocks Gandhi was committed to one course of action, truth, and love (John, 1). In a way, it is presumable that Gandhi was inclined to a commitment block, which made him blind to the realities of religious animosity, a notion that eventually led to his demise through an assassin’s bullet. Although his message of love and truth and non-violence worked against the colonial government, a strategy would not help the citizenry come together, as each segment held strongly to their own religious belief. Even though violence based on religion dissipates, Gandhi remains... March Conceptual Blocks Conceptual blocks are broad presumptions that people make because of...
The Battle of Midway - A Naval Analysis
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...Admiral Yamamoto Isoroku that focused on winning the US over as they had done to Malaya, Phillipines, and Indonesia. However, there resulted internal wrangles between the Imperial Army and the Navy that led to delayed plans for the attack. In due time, the conflict achieved solutions as Yamamoto threatened to resign citing no cooperation... attack led by Deputy Admiral Nagumo Chuichi and his aircraft carrier from the North West. This would have weakened the forces of defense in Midway to facilitate a strike on US warships. Next in the battle aircraft line would be a battleship with Admiral Yamamoto on-board who was to be the heavy Ferrier of gun powder...
WORLD WAR II IN THE PACIFIC THEATER
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...Admiral... World War II in the Pacific Theater (Multiple Choice Questions The strategic war plan for the Pacific, which called for a U.S. Navy thrust in force from the Hawaiian Islands westward towards the Philippine Island in support of U.S. Army forces in that region and culminating in a decisive battle with the Imperial Japanese Navy between great battle fleets near the Philippines reflects most closely, which theoretical concept of naval warfare: C. Mahanian 2.The U.S. Navy failed to heed Brigadier General William "Billy" Mitchell's warnings about a potential Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor clearly demonstrated in their own: A. Detailed planning for War Plan Orange in the Interwar period. 3. Th...
China Turned Away From Overseas Expansion In The 15th Century.
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...Admiral Cheng Ho during the year 1404-1433, when China undertook... 24 November CHINA TURNED AWAY FROM OVERSEAS EXPANSION IN THE 15TH CENTURY In the 15th Century, China has been considered as the highly developed civilization in the world. However, due to its unwillingness to engage in maritime expansionism caused its expected downfall. As accounted for in history, the European age of discovery and invasion was made possible through the “wind-power sail by adventurous seamen including Vasco de Gama, Christopher Columbus and James Cook, who explored the countries of India, America, Tahiti and Australia” (Glasgow 71). It is noteworthy to mention that it in the case of China, it was “during the time of...
Value at Risk (VAR) of a portfolio of 4 shares
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...Admiral PLC, and Burberry Group PLC all from different companies. To begin with we look at a quick view of importance for valuing risk. Financial institutions face a wide number of risks. These risks can be defined as the extent of uncertainty towards future net returns of the institution. These risks can be classified into four main categories namely; Credit risk, operational risk, liquidity risk and market risk. Credit risk deals with the potential... An analysis of the Value at Risk (VAR) of a portfolio of 4 shares Introduction This is a report prepared to show the analysis of the Value at Risk (VAR) of a portfolio of 4 shares. The shares are based on four entities namely kingfisher PLC, GKN PLC,...
The Turning Point of The War in The Pacific---Battle of The Midway
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...Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. His most strategic goal was to do away with America’s warships (Parshall and Tully 62). According to him, this would be the biggest threat to the rest... Battle of Midway The battle of Midway was already planned as early as in the month of January in 1942. This was after Japan had successfully acquired the Philippines, Singapore, and Indonesia as its colonies. Indonesia proved to be a highly resourceful colony to Japan because of its ability to supply Japan with oil since its oil reserves were vast and productive. This victory and progress motivated Japan to start planning for the next attack which was to be against the Americans. This plan to attack America was spearheaded by...
Bombing of Pearl Harbor
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...Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet. The attacking force was immediately commanded by Vice-Admiral Chuichi Nagumo. Senior officers ensured that planning was text-book perfect, but Japans limited energy resources was the weakest link in the plan (Maechling, 2000). Consequently, the attack plan was complex and it made little allowance for unexpected developments or errors (Slackman, 1990). On the appointed date, Japan moved six aircraft carriers Akagi, Hiryu,Kaga, Shokaku, Soryu, and Zuikaku, to a position 275 miles north of Hawaii... Pearl Harbor Bombing Introduction On the fateful day of 7th December, 1941, the Japanese Imperial Navy launched an unexpected blitzkrieg on...
Discuss British/colonial operations against new france during Queen Anne's war. Elaborate on how both parties viewed the fate of walker's expedition
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...Admiral Walker, whose troops were seen as a way ending the war once they landed. However, the troops brought in by Walker were too many to support on the few resources available (Grotte, 1998). In a subsequent voyage, most of Walker’s troops perished... Queen Anne’s War Queen Ann’s war was the main conflict that occurred between the English and French forces as a result of previous conflicts in the Americas (Mclay, 2011). Queen Anne’s war was the second major conflict between the French and English forces, with the first one being the one in America. The war was fought in the years between 1701 and 1714, and history breaks the war into three main parts. The first part was fought in Spanish Florida and...
Founder of the Pennsylvania Colony
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...Admiral Sir William Penn; he founded this state on the principles of Christianity despite the challenge of the wild settlers who gave him a real tough time. He was an honest person and fought for religious and ethnic co existence in Pennsylvania and England as well. In this book "Founder of the Pennsylvania" author has given a very wise commentary on important issues like character, justice and education. While reading this book I observed that each biography contained a chronology of the subject's significance and the important issues of Penn's time. The book included... William Penn: Founder of the Pennsylvania Colony William Penn is the founder of the of Pennsylvania, he was the son of an English...
The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
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...Admiral pubs. The company then created... An Investigation Into the Hospitality Industry Hospitality is widely understood to mean the cordial welcoming of guests. Dictionary.com defines it as, " a friendly welcome for guests or strangers, which often includes offering them food, drink etc." (dictionary.com 2007) this is a blanket term covering all the things that a visitor needs. However, we generally think of the hospitality industry as including accommodations, restaurants, entertainment, tour and transportation services. In the UK this industry has become extremely important, topping a billion pounds sterling this year, and the services cover everything from lodging to local attractions. The...
Russo-Japanese War
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...Admiral Heihachiro Togo commanded the Japanese fleet. One of his subordinates, Admiral Shigeto Dewa, who commanded... Russo-Japanese War. The Russo-Japanese War (February 1904-September 1905) was the first truly modern conflict of the twentieth century. With its useof machine guns, modern artillery, trenches and barbed wire, it foreshadowed the First World War in many ways. It was also the first great modern war that was observed and reported in almost every detail leaving expert analysis for posterity. Over 80 observers in all were dispatched by the armed forces of 15 nations to report on the conflict1. 1. Origins of the war. This war was fought between the belligerent nations for hegemony in northeast ...
Interview a leader
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...Admiral Group plc, situated in Cardiff, Wales and listed on the London Stock Exchange. I conducted an interview of the CEO of Admiral Group, Mr. Henry Engelhart to assess his changing role in the industry. Admiral Group is a motor insurance company and Henry has been a notable leader in the corporation. Henry has given a very distinct culture to Admiral Group as ranks don’t matter there, equality is seen as one of the cornerstones of this company’s culture and while everyone is treated equally, even shares are distributed among all employees equally. This whole... ? Interview a leader [Pick the The quest of making an in depth assessment on the need for leaders to adopt new leadership roles, drove me to...
Zheng's Contribution to World Regional Geography
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...admiral had already decided as a child, after hearing tales from his father, that he would travel across the seas and reach Mecca, the religious center of Islam. In order to do this however he lost home, family, his ethnicity and even his inherited religion of Islam. They cite the legend that even his name was invented. Background Working during what Iwabuchi et al refer ( 2004, page 129) to ‘ the expansive period of the Ming dynasty’ although not widely known, Zheng He is still remembered. In 2004 there were celebrations to mark the 6ooth year since his first voyage, although Jin Wu, a distinguished oceanic scientist, admits that the literature on his discoveries is thin on the ground... ?Zheng He's...
Social Class and Class Conflict in Jane Austens Persuasion
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...Admiral Croft says of Captain Wentworth’s charge of the Asp: ‘lucky fellow to get anything so soon, with no more interest than his’ (Persuasion, 51), with ‘interest’ surely referring to influential people working on behalf of his interests. Nevertheless, once... ?Social and Conflict in Jane Austen’s Persuasion ...The Elliots are a titled and landowning family, and so, in the conception of traditional, aristocratic society, they enjoyed a secure position. However, Austen highlights in Persuasion just how unstable this position was becoming by the 19th century, and the very real risks which could threaten the fundamental happiness of gentry women. Sir Walter, ob...
The New Intelligence Community
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...Admiral Dennis Blair claimed that the ODNI has accomplished so much during its few years of establishment regarding “information-sharing, technical, and cultural barriers across the Intelligence Community that were identified in the wake of the September 11th attacks.” (Best, 2010, p. 5). However, strong oppositions on having a powerful office being handled by a single... New Intelligence Community The New Intelligence Community The creation of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) through the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 aimed to bring various intelligence agencies together and ensure cooperation to defeat terrorism. In 2010, former director Admiral...
The U>S Legal System
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...Admiral Dewey Adamson, Appellant. No. 4622. Supreme Court of California. January 4, 1946. Print.... Legal Issue and a Strong and Substantiate Argument in Support of Your Opinion Task The case is centered on two counts: counts of murder and burglary. On the count of murder, the defendant is accused of the first degree murder. First-degree murder, in most states, is an illegal killing that is both premeditated and willful, meaning that it was committed after "lying in wait" or planning for the victim. In this case, the deceased had earlier wanted to dispose of some of her diamond rings, though not clear. The defendant may have been involved in the deal and latter planned to kill her for the rings. That...
Discussion-MODULE 11
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...admiral who led the Ming Dynasty. He went for seven voyages to over 30 countries in Africa, South Asia, Persian Gulf, and the Pacific. Zheng He travelled between 1405 and 1433 to expand the Chinese maritime in Asia and establishing commercial networks... Discussion-Module 11 al Affiliation) Discussion-Module 11 From the lecture and the textbook reading, we can establish three main "world systems" that came into place in the period between 1000 and 1500. The three world systems include the Islamic World system, Ming Dynasty, and Mongolian empire. The Islamic World system was manifest in India, Africa, and Asia where cotton and sugar farming were the dominant activities. The Islamic World system led to the ...
Midway, Turning Point in World War II
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...Admiral Yamamoto knew when he attacked Pearl Harbor that the only way to wage a successful war against the United States... ?" " " " " and number]" " in format: 12 May 2002]" Midway, Turning Point in World War II The single greatest thing accomplished by the Battle of Midway was the huge amount of damage that was done to the navy of Japan. Prior to Midway, the Japanese all but controlled the entire Pacific Ocean. For any give mission, the Japanese navy could sally forth an enormous surface fleet, including large carriers to deal misery to whomever might be in their way. At the Battle of the Coral Sea, May 7 and 8, 1942, the American fleet took a terrible beating and appeared on the verge of collapse....
Christopher Columbus, Mariner
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...admiral. Morison attended Noble School at Boston and St. Paul’s at Concord, New Hampshire. In 1908 he graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Morison studied at Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, Paris, France. He later returned to Harvard for his postgraduate studies. Morison received his PhD from Harvard in 1912 and later began teaching there in 1915. The young adult life of Samuel Morison fell in the early 19th century. During the early 19th century the US was under President William Howard Taft 1908-1912 and Glen C. Mead 1912-1913 there were a lot of political activity... Number and Section) (Word Count: 1443) Samuel Eliot Morison. Christopher Columbus, Mariner. (Little ...
Essay on Dementia
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...Admiral Nurses. They work both with the patients of dementia and the family carers, in all sorts of settings including the community. Admiral Nurses work in close collaboration with other professionals... ? 10 May Dementia Dementia is not the of a particular disease. It is indeed an umbrella terms used for a range of symptoms which are the result of the disorders of brain. “Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. It affects memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior” (“Health Guide”). The intellectual functioning of the patients of dementia becomes impaired and affects their relationships and everyday life. The ability of the patients of dementia to solve their...
HISTORY SUMMARY FOR "FDR & JEWISH REFUGEE INCIDENT" and "KAMIKAZE PILOTS"
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...Admiral... ? Since the 1960s, a new breed of post-World War II historians have thought of President Franklin D. Roosevelt as just having idly stood by as six million Jews died in the Holocaust. Barry Frieman and Wendy Lower (Frieman and Lower ) describe the Holocaust as “the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and mass murder of European Jews and other groups carried out by Nazi Germany and its allies between 1933 and 1945.” Most of these Jews were Poles and Russians. It was impossible to save the Polish Jews from the hands of Hitler because Poland was far away from England and that the German Army and the SS controlled all life in Europe. Robert N. Rosen argues in his new book, Saving the Jews:...
HISTORY SUMMARY FOR "FDR & JEWISH REFUGEE INCIDENT" and "KAMIKAZE PILOTS"
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...Admiral Onishi of the Japanese navy who was put in command of coordinating the air attacks against the huge American fleet in the Philippines in October 19, 1944. Vice Admiral Onishi was aware that he only had less than 100 aircraft for the task and using conventional means to fight off the American invasion using conventional means would be impossible. The admiral had to think of way to make his small force powerful. Guided weapons are much more better than unguided weapons because they had greater accuracy, were more lethal, and resulted in greater damage per weapon unit and per sortie. However, during the closing days of the war, Admiral Onishi was aware... Since the 1960s, a new breed of...
Book Report over First to fight by Victor H Krulak
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...admiral to board an amphibious vehicle for demonstration, Krulak proceeds to attack a coral reef, which subsequently knocks down one track... First to Fight: Book Review Summary and Analysis First to Fight was written by Lieutenant General Victor H. Krulak in 1984. The book gives the history, truth and reputation of the Marine Corps in United States. It is a combination of an interesting background, historical facts, and personal recollection of one man who was among men who helped to shape the Marine Corps to be what it is today. The book contains seven sections, each giving a different explanation of the facets of the US Marine Corps. The first section gives a detailed explanation concerning the...
Texas Government
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...Admiral Insurance Company and a further $9 million "umbrella" policy from Evanston Insurance Company. Jones' compensation was settled by Triple S and ATOFINA with his survivors at $6.75 million. Admiral Insurance agreed to settle the claim for $1 million. However, Evanston refused the claim for the remainder $5.75 million, citing negligence as ATOFINA's responsibility for Jones' death for which it was not liable to pay the compensation. They pursue the case in the trial court which rules in favor of Evanston. However, the Court of Appeals... Texas Government Texas Government Titus Rock Manickam Order No. 230499 15 June 2008 Texas Government Former Texas Constitution and U.S. Constitution The comparison...
American Revolution Research Paper
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...Admiral Marriot Arbuthnot's much more powerful fleet, consisting... THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION OUTLINE Introduction: Identifying background and cause of the American Revolution 2. Establishing of American Political Sovereignty A. Continental Congress B. The Declaration of Independence C. First military encounters: Lexington, Concorde, White Plains, Trenton 3. Road towards Independence A. The American Flag B. Articles of Confederation C. On the battlefield: Charleston, Chesapeake Bay, and Yorktown. 4. Establishing American Government and the State A. Constitutional Convention of 1787 B. The Constitution of the United States C. The Bill of Rights 5. Conclusion 6. Works Cited The American Revolution ha...
The United States' use of atomic weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not justified.
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...Admiral Leahy, in his address to the combined U.K. and U.S. Chiefs of Staff expressed his thoughts regarding the use of the atomic bomb. “The use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance... The Use of Atomic Weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Was Not Justified When the atomic bomb was unleashed by the United States on two cities in Japan, the act ended World War II and caused incalculable human anguish. Questions regarding the bombings are multifaceted. Was the use of an atomic bomb the only alternative to secure the surrender of Japan or could the U.S. have allowed the one concession Japan requested, to retain its emperor as head of state, and avoided the...
The Making of A Quagmire
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...Admiral Harry, as reported by the author: “Yes, that's right. It was a Vietnamese victory. It certainly was” Admiral Harry said, “I’d like to say that I don't believe what I have been reading in the papers. As I understand, it was a Vietnamese victory –not a defeat, as the papers say.” (79). The conclusion arrived at by the Press... ? Order 543605 Topic: The Making of A Quagmire The often mentioned ment, ‘politics is the last resort of a scoundrel’ may sound harsh and derogatory in the simple sense of the term. The application of this maxim in all political scenarios may not be correct, but one should not trust the politicians in power. I have learnt this lesson from the book, as the “Powerful...
Read Voltaire's epic satire Candide and write a short paper on the following topic. Essays should be TYPED and DOUBLE-SPACED,
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...admired her so much that he instructed the court banker to take Cunegonde in, and the two men would be sharing... no. Voltaire’s Candide- satirical analysis of hypocrisy In Voltaire’s Candide, the explores the life in Europe during the enlightenment period, while at the same time addressing issues that needed to be reformed. One of the pertinent issues that needed revolutionizing had to do with the hypocritical nature of the European population. Ranging from hypocritical religious leaders, and political leaders, to hypocritical men, the whole of Europe was utterly hypocritical. This hypocrisy, in Voltaire’s view, needed to be stumped out so as to transform life in Europe. The church, as depicted in...
Guadalcanal Battle
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...Admiral Crutchley to inform his... Guadalcanal Battle Background Allied forces launched the first major offensive against Japanese Empire on 07 August 1942, from the Guadalcanal Island, located in the Solomon Islands. The allied force mainly comprised of American defense, meant to isolate the Japanese base at Rabul on New Britain. An aggressive and brutal war ensued for the following six months between USA along with its allies and Japan, which involved air force, navy and army defense operations. The battle of Guadalcanal proved expensive for both sides. However, the losses by Japanese were higher as they suffered same, in terms of ground forces, ships and aircraft damages. While the loss of American ai...
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...admiral of a visiting cruiser. It is during this episode that Blacaman the Bad comes in contact with a poor boy for whom he develops a fancy, because... Presentation – Blacaman the Good, Vendor of Miracles Introduction The short story Blacaman the Good Miracle Vendor by Garcia Marquez through the interaction of Blacaman the Good and his mentor Blacaman the Bad demonstrates the gullibility of humans and the interplay of reality and alternate reality, set in the Caribbean. Summary The short story begins with an introduction of the way in which Blacaman the Bad, a peddler of various kinds of fix it alls, is able to deceive people through his persuasive powers and the gullibility of people for alternate rea...
Captain Vere
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...admiral to determine the case also creates doubt over his love for Billy. His resolution to initiate a quick prosecution for Billy seems a rash. His reason for initiating quick prosecution and determination of the case is to avoid sending dangerous message to the crewmembers. However, this reason seems illogical since one cannot be prosecuted based only on laws. This is because in some situations, the principles of justice prevail upon the law. Therefore, instead of waiting for the admiral to decide on Billy’s case, he quickly assembles a jury to determine the case (Melville & Milder, 209). Furthermore, he handpicks the jury, he prosecutes, he decides... Billy Budd, Sailor Captain Vere had a strong...
The Effect of Media Type on the Message of Pakistan and the United States
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...Admiral accuses Pakistani agency of backing terrorists respectively. Neil Postman... ? The Effect of Media Type on the Message of Pakistan and the United s A test of Postman’s claims that media type shapes the news Section Number: Option A: “The” News Introduction The news, whether it is through television news or through print media, provides a source of information about the events that are occurring throughout the world. However, obtaining a consistent, and factual, treatment of the story can be difficult, due to different sources and the presentation of the material differently depending on the type of media. One story that has recently hit the media is that of that terrorist attacks on the US...
The Napoleonic Era
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...Admiral Nelson. Hearing of Napoleon’s defeat the Splendid Porte gathered her armies to attack the French in Egypt, so Napoleon resorted to the policy of attack. He had invasion of Syria planned yet failed during the Siege of Acre. As a result Napoleon had to come back to Europe, though leaving a great part of his army in Egypt. Napoleon returned to Europe at the time when the Second Coalition was threatening the Directorie. Royalists as well as their allies still cherished their plans of restoring Bourbons to power, while the Austrian and Prussian crowns did not put up with their territorial losses they had sustained during the previous war. Russians expelled the French... ?The Napoleonic Era Napoleonic...
The United States' use of atomic weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not justified.
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...Admiral Leahy, in his address to the combined U.K. and U.S. Chiefs of Staff expressed his thoughts regarding the use of the atomic bomb. “The use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima... and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were already defeated and ready to surrender. In being the first to use it, we adopted an ethical standard common to the barbarians of the Dark Ages. I was not taught to make war in that fashion, and wars cannot be won by destroying women and children” (Alperovitz, 2005: 3). In 1946, the Commander U.S. Third Fleet, Admiral Halsey Commander publicly announced that “The first atomic bomb was an unnecessary...
U.S. Army
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...Admiral Ghormley's naval forces were weaker than those of the Japanese. Total... 14 November 2007 U.S. Army During the world wars, the U. S. army experienced slow development caused by political and economic factors. After the WWI, the entire U.S. Regular Army numbered less than 135,000 men, spread out in small detachments throughout the country. No permanent combat organizations larger than individual regiments existed (no brigades or divisions), and those regiments that did exist on paper were woefully undermanned and ill-equipped. Historians underline that the main factors that slowed development were inadequate patterns of training established during the WWI, inadequate structure of the Army, and...
Week 2: First Settlers - Assignments- Introduction to Florida History
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...admiral, Pedro Menendez de Aviles, became a success in the founding of St. Augustine by 1565. Through their activities, Spanish missionaries made a lot of accomplishments in Florida. One of the accomplishments made by the Spanish missionaries included the renewal of the city of St... Introduction to Florida History Introduction to Florida History What did the Spanish missionaries accomplish in Florida? Florida was the first frontier of Europe in the North American continent, with its permanent settlement by Europeans dating back to more than four centuries. The Spanish city of St. Augustine had been established in Florida by the sixteenth century. An expedition directed by an experienced Spanish...
The UK Motor Insurance Industry
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...Admiral motor product group manager says, "The Internet is growing in importance as a medium because of the savings it can offer big insurers"(Lorenz 2002 p.12). The obvious success of direct insurance companies prompted traditional insurance players to set up their own distinct direct insurance brands. It is forecast that by the end of 2007, 20% of the motor insurance will be sold over the Internet (The Association of British Insurers... The UK Motor Insurance Industry Motor insurance is the largest sector in the UK general insurance market. In 2005 it was worth 10.4bn (Premiums and claims 2005 p.6). It has the advantage of a vast consumer base, as motor insurance is compulsory for the 40 million...
U.S. Role Against Somalian Pirates
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...Admiral Provides Details of Somali Piracy Killings, 2011). The above incident clearly indicates that Somali pirates are treating Americans and others differently. In other words, Somali pirates are behaving like terrorists towards American hostages. Under such circumstances, it is difficult for America to treat this issue as an issue related to poverty anymore... ? U.S. ROLE AGAINST SOMALIAN PIRATES Alexander Calderon White English Composition 28 January U.S. Role against Somalian pirates “As Somali piracy became one of the major economic activities in the country, netting US$82 million in ransom payments in 2009, thereby prompting mounting international alarm” (Samatar, 2010, p.318). Somalian piracy is...
Pacific war
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...Admiral Chester Nimitz's military reputation was not as impressive though his professional credentials could have matched that of Macarthur's. He was considered the fore most authority on submarines in the US Navy. He is credited to have successfully halted the Japanese advance after the initial disaster of the Pearl Harbor and led the counter offensive in the Pacific overcoming the deficiencies in supplies and ships by successive victories in the Battles of the Coral Sea, Midway and the Campaign in the Solomon Islands.3 The US Navy considered Nimitz... PACIFIC WAR - ARCHITECTS OF SUCCESS - MACARTHUR OR NIMITZ "Tokyo rocks under the weight of our bombs...I want the entire world to know that this...
Offer of Fixed Interest Investment Funds to the Public Prospectus
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...Admiral Asset Management Ltd. previously Admiral Financial Services Limited A limited liability company incorporated and registered in England asregistration No. 2453460 and regulated by the Financial Services Authority) Offer of Fixed Interest Investment Funds to the Public Prospectus July 2012 Valid from 1 July 2012 to 1 July 2013 This prospectus is issued pursuant to the requirements delineated in Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.2 Directory Registered Office: 12 Dudley Street Grimsby North East Lincolnshire DN31 2AB3 Board of Directors: Peter Waller (Founder and Director) Carol Waller, (Director and Auditor...
Effects of Western global expansion after 1500 C.E.
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...Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus... Effects of Western global expansion after 1500 C.E. The history of the world since 1500 has been full of tragedy, but it has also been full of hope. In this essay, the Age of Discovery is not reduced to the Age of Destruction. In fact, this period in history laid the groundwork for much of today’s global prosperity. The world has changed enormously between 1500 and the current day. Much of what we enjoy in this day and age is directly connected to the remarkable changes that occurred during this period. Many of today’s nation-states were born during this time. Some have called it the Age of Discovery, while others have been more gloomy and pessi...
Pearl Harbor in relation to Mission Command Structure
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...Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto who was inspired by a prophecy and a book written by an American (Alfred Thayer Mahan) to attack the US naval fleet in Pearl Harbor. According to a contemporary soldier and navy seal Scott Taylor, America has always rushed to defend not just her borders but those of other nations not because they view themselves as perfect but many times as the lesser evil (Taylor). This quest for resources manifests in the quest by nations, kingdoms, people groups have form time in fight... Pearl Harbor in relation to mission command structure Introduction Mission Command has some important facets that ensure the proper execution of commands within the military. The first mission of any...
The Spanish Enconter the Native Americans
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...Admiral perceived, could be easily converted into Christianity, met them on the island (Columbus). They had nothing against adopting new values and religion. They were completely naked and looked very poor (Columbus). They had no weapons and did not seem to be aware of their existence (Columbus). Without iron, their javelins were... 07 September The Spanish Encounter the Native Americans The Spanish encounter of Native Americans was probably one of the most significant events in the history of humanity. The history presents very interesting facts about how Spanish appeared in America. Primary sources provide abundant information about the encounter and its details. However, no two historical encounters...
Discourse Community Analysis
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...Admiral. They were talking about whose group serves the best & whose personnel are the braver. The Admiral declares his SEALS are the best. He gives his SEAL a task which is completed successfully. The Marine General then orders his Force Recon member to complete a similar task but with more obstacles. The member successfully completes his mission. The Army General then says “Now you’ll see true bravery. He gives the Paratrooper... Military Life (the dis of tough guys) Language is very important in communication. It gives people a way to express their thoughts. It helps in making the working environment efficient and productive. It is also used to identify groups of people. Every group of people has its...
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