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Civilians On The Battlefield
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...Battlefield Civilians On The Battlefield SGM Thomas Moore SGM Louis Dillon SGM Renee Gray MSG Buddy Wells MSG Richard Torres 19 February 2007 M08 Class 57 Abstract The use of contractors for operational support is an acceptable risk for the combatant commander as the contractors are generally achieving their mission. Current force structure requires the use of contractors for contingency operations and there are many considerations to ensure the combatant commander is properly supported. There are many challenges with civilians on the battlefield; however, increased use of civilians has changed the face of combat for the military because Global War on Terror (GWOT) has... Civilians On The...
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Love is like a Battlefield
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...Battlefield Battlefield, written by record producer Wayne Wilkins, OneRepublic lead singer Ryan Tedder, musician Louis Biancaniello and American songwriter and record producer Sam Watters, is a poem that has been made into a song. It was later recorded and performed by American Idol winner Jordin Sparks in the year 2009. “Battlefield,” throughout the whole duration of the song, tells a story of difficult times in love where two lovers who were once so in love are now battling one another and are endlessly fighting and arguing which brings feelings of confusion. Clearly and evidently shown through the words and the lyrics of the song/poem, “Battlefield” is a story... Jerry Ciacho May 21, Love is like a...
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Civilian Contractors on the Battlefield
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...Battlefield: The ethical and political ramifications of having civilians on the field could be severe, especially in light of the Geneva Conventions when in a time of war non-military personnel should be kept out of harms way1. Yet, in a time of war it has been the policy of the US government to use civilian contractors. In addition, these contractors are professionals and know the risks of entering a war zone2. Therefore the real question to ask is whether these individuals are civilians, because they are an integral part of military tactical planning. However, if civilian contractors are deemed to be in fact truly civilian then the US government will be in breach... Civilian Contractors on the...
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Women Serving On the Front Line of Battlefield
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...Battlefield It is becoming progressively more common to find women fighting at the front of the battlefields due to the increased sensitivity within the military, and the need to attain gender equality. Several jobs are currently available to women who serve nearer to the front line. This is based on the limited barriers that currently limit the presence and roles of women in the field. In as much as women should be accorded similar roles in the military, as their male counterparts, it is necessary to acknowledge their limitations that significantly depart from the roles of men. Summary and explanation of issue Women have begun playing an increasingly... fighting at the front line in the...
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Use of Satellites by the US Military to Improve Battlefield Awareness
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...Battlefield Awareness Task: Use of Satellites by the US military to ImproveBattlefield Awareness The United States military has embraced satellite technology in ensuring improved battlefield awareness. Satellites are machinery installed in space to take pictorial outlook on the earth's surface. There are advanced technologies associated with this method of keeping watch applied by the US while in the battle field. Evidences in support of this are the depth and range of research on this topic carried out by various scholars and interested parties. Their recent operations and raids have utilized space surveillance as a method of staying alert... in the battle field. Technology and military...
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Article Review of The Theology of the Battlefield: William Techumseh Sherman and the U.S. Civil War
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...battlefield, describes General William Tecumseh Sherman as having an admirable quality of insistence on sharing with foes and friends alike, the hard truth of war. Sherman was a Union armies’ commander in the West during the Civil War. His wartime prose was imaginative and thoughtful, frequently philosophical and in its view of the world and the dominion of God over it, theological owing to his consistent religious character. For Sherman, who heavily relied on religious imagery in deriving meaning from war as well as in communicating his war experience, the Civil War was a religious war that religious people, conscious of forces of evil... Introduction Bower, in his article on the theology of the...
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The technology of medicine & how its shaped the nation over the last century as it pertains to war battlefield effectiveness
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...battlefield wounded, with minimal logistical and operational constraints. Evolvement... Running head: IMPORTANCE OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY IN WAR Importance of Medical Technology in War Medicine has evolved with the introduction of modern technology in its field. Introduction of computers, digitisation and new techniques have revolutionised medical practice. Almost every ailment today is diagnosed and treated through the use of medical technology and patients expect to avail the latest technological methods of treatment. There is however risks and consequences involved when it comes to using the technology for serious ailments like the use of heart pacemakers. Medicine and Technology The five primary contrib...
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Why did the horse cavalry reign supreme on the battlefield for a thousand years What brought their reign to an end
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...battlefield. (Barrington et al 1768). The horse cavalry reign supreme on the battlefield for thousands of years for various reasons. The horses used in warfare were mounted with heavy military equipment to be carried to the battlefield... The Horse Cavalry Reign Horse cavalry has been used for more than 5000 years to engage in direct combat with the enemy forces and evidence comes not only from fossil remains, but also from cave paintings found all over Spain, France and other areas of Western Europe. The horses depicted in these cave paintings show a strong resemblance to modern day Przewalskii’s horse. The earliest evidence of horses used in warfare dates back to the time period of Eurasia between...
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Discuss women's contribution to the American Revolution and the war's impact on women. What were women's contributions on the home front and battlefield You can also focus on their political participation prior to the American Revolution a
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...battlefield was exemplary. She suffered numerous injuries during her service but this did not deter her from fighting for the revolution. It was only after her sex was discovered that she was honorary discharged from the army with a pension of $4. Other such women included Anna Maria Lane and Sally Clare. Sally Clare is said... Introduction A large number of women, thousands of them, played an active role in the American Revolutionary War (Berkin 11). Women engagement in this war can be studied from different perspectives. First, there are those who were directly involved through their activities on the war front by the virtue of them being camp followers and second, there are those who provided moral...
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Long Way Home by David Laskin
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...battlefield as immigrants or aliens and returned from the war as full citizens. This short discussion analyzes the impacts of World War I on immigrant soldiers according to the book "The Long Way Home" by David Laskin. According to the author’s view, the involvement of immigrant soldiers in the World War I was an Americanization program. During this war, people from all nations who wished to become American citizens had an easy channel through... Long Way Home by David Laskin The 1917 involvement of the United s in World War I was critical to the United s immigration history. During this involvement, a fifth of soldier fighting for the US had been born outside the country. Most of them went into the...
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Other Topic (Outline for comparison paper)
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...battlefield and apply these lessons learned to future conflicts. II. Topic Sentence: Analyze three root causes of success or failure of the Vietnam conflict. A. Critical factors that contributed to success or failure of counterinsurgency operations on the battlefield. 1. The U.S. military underestimated the potential of the NVA and Vietcong... Topic: A Comparison of the Vietnam conflict and Philippine insurrection I. Introduction: This paper is to compare the counterinsurgency operations inthe Philippine insurrection to the Vietnam conflict. It will identify the root causes of success or failure in each conflict and will identify three critical factors that contributed to the success or failure on the...
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Candide by Voltaire
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...Battlefield and the Earthquake in Candide Introduction Voltaire ed the novel dCandide, whose main character is Candide. The novel focuses on the events that Candide witnesses in his life. The focus of the author is to expose some of the social evils evident in Candide’s society. Voltaire depicts Candide as an innocent and naïve man, although other people in the society exhibit high levels of corruption and evil. In chapter three, Candide witnesses a war, which leads to the murder of many innocent people. In chapter five, a disaster occurs in Lisbon in the form of an earthquake destroying the lives of over 30,000 people. These events are highlighted in the as the author tries... Significance of the...
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Critique Paper - All Quiet on the Western Front
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...battlefield (Remarque). Being stuck in a shell hole with a man he stabbed forces Paul to consider the nature of war and how it makes strangers into enemies. The horrors of war take away his friends one by one and often in front of his own eyes. He is ruined by war and when he is given a short leave, he wonders how he will adjust to civilian life, Paul dies during an enemy attack and he doesn’t have to find out how his life would have been off the battlefield (Remarque). Paul is the novel’s main protagonist and his inner battle with his feelings and actions is what is intriguing about him. His personality and the way war forces Paul... of your Essay Sub Paper Due All Quiet on the Western Front is a...
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Game Critique
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...battlefield. The soldier moves through various obstacles as her or she gets trained... The American Army 2 The power of the American Army and the sophisticated weapons used by the military depicts well in theAmerican Army (AA) game. It is in some instances complicated to tell whether the AA is a military simulation or just a game for the players who enjoy the missions. The use of the game as either a simulation or a game depends on the framing of the game or the general perception of the player. For instance, when a US soldier uses the AA version of the government in an educational set up for the purpose of training, then it is a simulation. From a different perspective, when a player plays the online...
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Las Adelitas
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...battlefield. The men were in fact able to perform better with the support from the women as they were able to pursue their military responsibilities without any hindrance. In return for their participation women were rewarded with equality and freedom from attachment to their homes... Role played by Las Adelitas during the Mexican Revolution Mexican women largely lived under the shadows of men prior to the revolution. The Constitution and the Mexican Civil Code that were passed by the government in 1857 and 1884 respectively, laid numerous restrictions for the women in Mexico almost giving them an unequal status compared to men. They were denied their basic rights to citizenship which prevented them...
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The use of allegory in the Bhagavad Gita by Eknath Easwaran
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...battlefield, my dear Krishna, so that I may observe the armies facing each other." - Thus did Arjuna plead with his charioteer (after the conch of the commencement of the battle was sounded!). "Middle of the battlefield" "My Dear Krishna" "may observe the armies facing each other" "after the conch of commencement of the battle was sounded" - have these questions ever been raised NEVER! But the entire soul of the poem's allegory is contained in these words. The moment Arjuna panicked, the Lord smiled. The very setting of the Gita and the conversation between Nara (Arjuna) and Narayana (Krishna) is too bizarre and eccentric... Vivek Shivram Client, Academia-Research.com Research Paper 9th October, 2006...
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Battle Analysis of Marathon: Greeks vs. Persians
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...battlefields of Naxos and Eretria where he led his army successfully. The makeup of the force was very significant in the battle and ultimately turned out to be decisive in the end. The Greek army consisted of heavily armored hoplites and other light infantry, and thus, was very weak against cavalry (Nardo, 53). The Persians were much larger in number but consisted mostly of light, improperly trained infantry, mainly consisting of missile troops, however, they held the advantage because of their cavalry, which left the battlefield at a critical time and shifted the advantage to the Greeks whose hoplites were much stronger than any type... ?Battle of Marathon: Greeks vs Persians Significance of the Battle ...
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...battlefield Introduction History explores past events and experiences and can be extracted from different sources. Sites that preserve information about historical events are sources of history. They contain the information that can be viewed for reference and can illustrate a picture of subject events in history. The Stones River Battlefield is an example of sites in Tennessee that offer information on historic occurrence. I, in this paper, report on my visit to the site, a comparison of my experience with the existing information that I read and effect of the visit on my understanding of Tennessee history. My observation at the Stones River Battlefield A rich knowledge based exists... ?Stone River...
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History Argumentative Essay
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...battlefield. It is said that history repeats itself. We study history because an understanding of events and circumstances that happened in the past is important in order to recognize their recurrence in present events even as they develop. Knowing this enables us to competently address these situations early enough to mitigate adverse effects, or to maximize any favorable opportunities... ? History Argumentative Essay “Training and leader development must include a historical perspective – especially of the conduct of battle.” Gen. Frederick M. Franks, Jr. The topic under discussion involves an analysis of the relationship between, history, theory, doctrine, in the evolution of military tactics on the...
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In Forging a New Army, how did Scales characterize General DePuys assessment of his own training experiences during World War II How did consideration of this affect Depuys decisions on his Army reform efforts
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...battlefield as an infantry officer in Europe strongly influenced his vision of how a future army should fight. He clearly understood the changes that were taking part in the battlefield (Gole 259). General William DePuy therefore became one of the dominant personalities in the reform process. He used his experience on the battlefield during the World War II to bring changes in the manner in which the soldiers acquired training. Having witnessed the wastefulness brought by poorly trained soldiers on the battlefield, he ensured... The Army Reforms- General William Depuy The army in Europe and America was on the verge of destruction. The situation was as a result of unruly gang leaders who found their way...
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American Military Bands up to the Civil War Era
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...battlefields were usually intended to boost the morale of the soldiers, those that were played at night or at leisure were meant for recreation. Music as the Embodiments of Cultures and Political Ideals Both the Union and the Confederate soldiers had their own favorite music and tunes that were harmonious with their political and cultural ideals. Yet some music was enjoyed by both parties alike. One of these commonly cherished music and songs was the "I Wish I Was in Dixie" or "Dixie's Land". Though during the Civil War the song was the unofficial anthem of the Confederacy, it became commonly popular across the United States because of its unique dealings with the black... Inspirational Role of Music...
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Book exploration of Thomas Conlan, State of War
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...battlefield have quite often been heroified to demonstrate their bravery on the field associating crimes to courage. However, recently the traditional notion of courage and boldness has seen a change. No longer are acts of violence and terror praised and the glorification has been reserved for the Unknown Soldier (Conlan, 12). Perhaps a 14th century Japanese warrior would not be pleased regarding the revived concept... of War Since the start of humanity, the world has seen a plethora of wars throughout the history. A traditional ancient thought pertaining to war has celebrated its brutal crimes as victory overshadowed the violent acts of war. In a common perception, warriors committing murder on the...
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Stepping on Hallowed Ground
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...battlefields of soldiers. The hands of the greedy are slowly destroying these hallowed grounds, where more than 600,000 American soldiers lost their lives. They are being paved over in the name of progress. This is "the same land upon which our nation was formed-where our ancestors fought and died" It is "being consumed by fast food restaurants, amusement parks, and other forms of urban... Stepping on Hallowed Ground Is nothing sacred anymore-not even the soldier's remains that died defending his family, country, or land While the rights for individuals, including women, children, and minorities are defended with cries that are heard by an audience of emphatic listeners, who is there to defend the...
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Opinion/Critical analysis
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...battlefield, which also included forces of nature. It is in some way remarkable how a sniper is trained into becoming alert when in combat. Coughlin explains that his life slows down when he is in combat and how at this moment his senses sharpen. This explanation by Coughlin emphasises on the awareness, the sense of control that soldiers have because they are aware of their situation. He adds some sense of humour in his book when he suggests that a snipers skill is modelled in his genetic composition. We get to understand combat relationships when we critically look into Coughlin’s ideas. In combat war, we have the enemy and the friend. Coughlin’s... Critical Analysis’ of Shooter Shooter is a memoir...
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The things they Carried Essay
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...battlefield is the main "force" which influences understanding of war. This stage of transformations begins on the battlefield, but may continue long after the war has ended and the soldiers have returned home... 20 November 2007 The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien punished The Things They Carried in 1990. it was a reflection on the events he witnessed during the Vietnam War. This story is unique because it portrays emotional and psychological experience of Ton O'Brien and his view and understanding of the war and its brutality, Thesis For Tim O'Brien, war is a tremendous evil when "Nobody listens. Nobody hears nothing". For Tim O'Brien, war is brutal and senseless; it is a sharp divergence between civ...
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Ideal male behavior or Ideal female behavior and their status or religion or culture
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...battlefield and wealth. During the period, a man proved his worth in the battle field through heroic actions when called upon to protect the community. The Infantes of Carrion are called upon to prove their worth in two occasions, when the lion brakes free and when the moors attacked. Since the Cid had given his daughters to them, they were not only supposed to be brave during the times of attacks... Ideal Male Behavior in European Medieval Culture This section of the epic Song of the Cid explores the events that follow after the king Alfonso offers the daughters of the Cid, Elvira and Sol, to marry the Infantes of Carrion. The events that follow the marriage paints the Infantes of Carrion as cowardly...
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Ideal Male Behavior in European Medieval Culture
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...battlefield and wealth. During the period, a man proved his worth in the battle field through heroic actions when called upon to protect the community. The Infantes of Carrion are called upon to prove their worth in two occasions, when the lion brakes free and when the moors attacked. Since the Cid had given his daughters to them, they were not only supposed to be brave during the times of attacks... Ideal Male Behavior in European Medieval Culture This section of the epic Song of the Cid explores the events that follow after the king Alfonso offers the daughters of the Cid, Elvira and Sol, to marry the Infantes of Carrion. The events that follow the marriage paints the Infantes of Carrion as cowardly...
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Ideal male behavior or Ideal female behavior and their status or religion or culture
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...battlefield and wealth. During the period, a man proved his worth in the battle field through heroic actions when called upon to protect the community. The Infantes of Carrion are called upon to prove their worth in two occasions, when the lion brakes free and when the moors attacked. Since the Cid had given his daughters to them, they were not only supposed to be brave during the times of attacks... Ideal Male Behavior in European Medieval Culture This section of the epic Song of the Cid explores the events that follow after the king Alfonso offers the daughters of the Cid, Elvira and Sol, to marry the Infantes of Carrion. The events that follow the marriage paints the Infantes of Carrion as cowardly...
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Napolean and Stonewall Jackson
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...battlefield and he took advantage of it. He had increased the mobility of the armies and had applied his creative tactics in the art of warfare, especially in the quick formation of army combinations. His creativity and insight into the affairs of War tactics had won him great victories. Critics believe that Napoleon’s victory lies mainly to his ability in synthesizing and exploiting the developments made by others. He did not rely on personal novelties; rather he tried to gain concepts from the war tactics applied by others. This approach ended the earlier “force... ? Operational Arts Napoleon Versus Stonewall Jackson TOPIC: What impact did Napoleon have on the art and science of war, and in particular...
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War & Medicine and Neuroscience & War (This is not a official title, you can make one)
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...battlefield. Research, on the other hand, has... The Impact of War War being an armed fighting between countries or between groups within a country has contributed to improvements in the health care. This shows how war correlates with medicine. Medicine is the science of diagnosing, curing, treating and preventing diseases. It is apparent that medical advances are well pioneered in historical accounts and literature. The war lessons have led to advances in the health care that might not have occurred. The war also has played a big role in the development of neuroscience. This paper shows how War and Medicine, Neuroscience and War correlates with each other in a clear and outright way. First, it ...
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Drama
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...Battlefield Literature often has many different approaches to the way in which meaning can be provided to the reader. As a function of these different approaches, it is oftentimes difficult to adequately understand the way in which a particular author, poet, or playwright tries to accomplish within a given work. Thus, the following discussion will engage the reader with an understanding of the play Picnic on the Battlefield. Although this particular play has been viewed as “absurdist,” such a definition should not be taken as true that there is little to no understanding represented within the play in question. Instead... illustrated has to do with the fact that the absurd and the deadly...
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Film Presentation of Saving Private Ryan
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...battlefield. Soldiers are holding rosary and their face are full of fear. It happened in June 4, 1944 wherein Gen. George Marshall has ordered Captain Miller to save the last Ryan alive. The team... Saving Private Ryan Summary Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 Academy Award winning movie directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. Thestory is said to be fictional but adopted to the true to life story of the Niland Brothers. It is a story about how the team of Captain Miller saved the last Ryan alive among the four brothers who joined the war. The story started with an old man walking on a cemetery. Then the scene shifted in the Omaha Beach wherein the man in the cemetery is the one on the...
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...Battlefield tours and dark tourism” The article en d “Thomas Cook 1919-1922: Battlefield tours and dark tourism” presented relevant issues regarding the emergence of the said dark tourism which focused on battlesites and places associated with death. As disclosed, the trend towards battlefield tours in recent tourism endeavors have been observed to include re-enactments of the events that transpired and memorial remembrance to loved ones whose deaths have been associated to the particular place. The battlefield tourism apparently started after the World War in places like Belgium and France that were described as desolate and desert-like due to the aftermath... of destruction from the war. It...
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The influence of Offensive Air Support in modern warfare
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...battlefield... The Influence of Offensive Air Support in Modern Warfare TABLE OF CONTENTS 4 1.0 Introduction 4 1.1 General 4 1.2 Aim of the Research 4 1.3 Research Objectives 5 1.4 Research Methodology 6 1.5 Limitation of the Research ...
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Battle of Little Bighorn
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...battlefield of unknown terrain to fight an enemy of unknown size. As the sun set, Little Bighorn was littered with the remains of 220 under-equipped and unsupplied soldiers that Custer led to their death. The Battle of Little Bighorn may not have been winnable, but under Custer's command it was a certain death sentence and a complete failure. The preparation for the Battle of the Little Bighorn began at Fort Abraham Lincoln as early as the Fall of 1875. Here, the Army made two errors that would later prove fatal. The troops... Custer's Death Wish at the Battle of Little Bighorn Custer's Death Wish at the Battle of Little Bighorn Mention General George Custer and it will conjure up images of a...
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Summary and response
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...battlefield on one particular day in Afghanistan. The author is speaking in first person while in the company of soldiers belonging to an American Platoon based at an Afghan valley. He then goes on to describe his experience on this particular day when, incidentally, Afghani soldiers spot armed American soldiers at the nearby riverbed and begin shooting. A battle of fire then ensues as a result, contrary to the information the Americans had, that the Afghani were less likely to shoot than expected. No shooting has occurred in recent times... Summary al Affiliation Summary The article is called “Combat High” written by Sebastian Junger, an American and journalist. Heis describing his experience at a...
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...battlefield the protagonist of the movie realizes that he’s making a mistake. He finally returns to the battlefield to fight alongside his men and to uphold his duty. The ideals of defending one’s cause and never abandoning a comrade in battle are the main focal points of the plot. It is only after he puts the Red Badge back on that the Youth (Audi Murphy) can feel like a man again, without which he is nothing but a coward.... Teacher The ideals of honor and duty are oft used in the plots of movies to engage the viewers. Qualities of honor and honoring one’s duty are characteristics that most human beings admire. While many may not live up to such ideals they still hold them in high regard. 3:10 to Yuma ...
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Religion and Military Mission Planning
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...battlefield (There are certain religions like Islam that don’t allow to skip the prayers even in the battle field!). So yes, the planners must arrange for the fulfillment of such religious obligations upon the militants. This can be achieved... 21 September Religion and Military Mission Planning Mission planning is a very intricate process. The planners can’t just throw the dice at random and hope the lucky number shows up. Mission planning is essentially an art which calls for a comprehensive knowledge of a wide array of critical factors which have the tendency to influence the mission in both negative and positive ways. The planners need to assess the ways for mitigation of the potential risks...
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Figurative Language versus Literal Language
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...battlefield is a metaphor, it goes to show that the man fought like a lion in the battlefield but the word like would not be used in a metaphor. Hyperbole is another figure of speech which means over exaggeration, when someone or something normal is presented in a grand manner it is called hyperbole. The following is an example of a hyperbole "I was helpless. I did not know what in the world to do. I was quaking from head to foot, and could have hung my hat on my eyes... Client’s 18 July English language is difficult and there is no denying that, the figurative language is even more difficult than normal English, this paper will shed more light upon the same. Idioms are widely used by many people but on...
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Responses on two posts
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...battlefield. The book related the Soviet dominance of the German forces to the speed and population of the Soviet forces. The Soviet forces depended on their mass and speed and this was what guaranteed them success against the German forces. The Germans could have countered the new Soviet prowess in operational... ?Responses on two posts On the issue of equality of men: to what extent are men really equal? This is a salient question that was asked in the post. If men are created equal, then what is the plausible reason that some live better than the other. These are the issues that were raised in the post as it throws the issues of genocides and ethnic cleansing in Karen, Burma up for debate. The...
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Literature Review on: The lessons studied during The Making of Strategy Course
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...battlefields through the implementation of strategies, which led to the development of very efficient tactics, which overwhelmed their adversaries. For a particular strategy to work effectively, the implementation process must be well comprehended so that decisions can be made in a timely manner. This, as a result, promotes efficiency... ? Lessons studied during The Making of Strategy Lessons studied during The Making of Strategy A strategy is considered a process whereby individuals have the capability to adapt to the changing or shifting conditions and circumstances in the world. This is because the world is dominated by ambiguity and uncertainty and as a result, there is no place for chance. In the...
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What General Lee and General Meade did wrong at the battle of Gettysburg
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...battlefield, to concentra his forces in an area where he felt was the most vulnerable. However, his major mistake was that he chose incorrectly. While, in theory, Lee had the right idea, it did not work out in fact. Lee thought that he could draw out the North's Army, destroying it and thus being able to march into Washington. After that, he hoped he could negotiate a peace. However, there were a few issues with this plan that Lee did not initially notice. First, Lee's army had less manpower on the battlefield for the fight at Gettysburg. Second, he was also far into enemy territory... What General Lee Did Wrong at the Battle of Gettysburg General Lee had decided, after analyzing the battlefield, ...
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Clara Barton Second Draft
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...battlefield, Barton was promoted to superintendent of nurses. Her role in assisting casualties was of extreme importance, as Tooker underlines. He underlines that ‘volunteers, such as Barton, provided an invaluable service early in the war until larger charitable organizations, such as the U.S. Sanitary Commission, were able to assist the Union Army on providing basic necessities, sanitation and medical support for the troops’. (Tooker, 2007 p.220) After the war ended, as a result of her work and her determination to see the official list of the dead... Clara Barton Clara Barton, who was born in 1821, is most famous for being the nurse who founded the American Red Cross. Barton, a nurse from Oxford,...
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The Cost of War
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...battlefield but it also affects those who are not involved with the war. The question here is the cost of war and who bear the cost. Is it America, the jihadists or the world? This perspective will enable you to explore the issue from an economist point of view. Global economy is indicated by various parameters. Such parameters are the only tool that we can use to determine the cost of war. Jim: I think Sam is heading in the right direction since the issue of cost of war should be linked with the question of who bears the cost. It is unfortunate that since the end of World War II, most wars have been between... The Cost of War What is the cost of war? I opened the discussion by posing this question to my ...
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Does the availability of photographs significantly change what we can know about the U.S. Civil War
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...battlefields and people affected by the civil war. Their pictures significantly depict many aspects of the war excluding the battle itself. These aspects include the events and preparation prior to the battle, camp life, routines and the aftermath of the battle. The battlefield movements were difficult to be taken as the cameras of that time require the object to be still during the movement of the shutter (Brown & Shannon, 2011). Pictures from this time as taken by Matthew Brady and his associates have given rise to some special study groups who have interest in unveiling the happenings of the civil war to help... Effect of Pictures on Understanding of American Civil War Effect of Pictures on...
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Contrast and Comparison of Three Famous Paintings
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...battlefield as shown in the art. The background has become successful due to the rapid brushstrokes. The contrast and balance of the piece of art have been made possible by the presence of bright colors in the horses at the front and darker for the one at the background of the battlefield. The Stone Breakers The painting has also used bright colors that represent different aspects of the subjects involved in the art. The frontline has brighter colors than the background; hence, presenting different directions and values in the painting... 1st Artwork Collision of Moorish Horsemen Artist: Eugene Delacroix the piece was created: 1843-1844 Art movement and style: Nineteenth-century painting Media: Pai...
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How Falstaffs character was portrayed and what role he played in Henry IV
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...battlefield and abandoning him. He refers to the prince as ‘sweet wag’ while playing verbal games with him. (Shakespeare, XXV) He is a grandstander and abusive as he labels his foot soldiers as”food for gun powder”. (Shakespeare, XXVI) He mocks adoration... How Falstaff’s character was portrayed and what role he played in Henry IV Sir John Falstaff was initially called Old Castle, but the name was disputed by the family of the historical John Oldcastle who were unhappy about the use of their relative’s name. Shakespeare changed the name to Sir John Falstaff. Sir John Falstaff is one of the major characters in the play Henry IV. His character has attracted much attention from scholars in the literary wo...
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English - World Literature I
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...battlefield. He controls his anger and portrays great expertise and experience in the Trojan War. The victory at the war results from his ability to manage his anger and coordinate his troops effectively. He arrived at Trojan with fifty ships each carrying fifty Myrmidons. He appoints effective leaders to each of the teams and through his efficient... English - World Literature I In the Book of Lliad, the character Achilles just as any other human grows in different spheres. He grows physically as he progresses from birth to maturity. Despite being a demigod, he is born and undergoes the rites of passage to maturity, additionally, Achilles exhibits individual growth as he gains experience in the...
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OPTICS Homework
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...battlefield. If the soldier... Photographic fakery The image represents a falling soldier at the time of his death in the Spanish Civil War. He was twisting towards the ground as his gun fell from his hands. The photographer took this photo 35 miles away from the town of Espejo as suggested by a Spanish researcher called Jose Manuel Susperregui. The staging of the image was very good in that it showed very little difference with the actual image at that particular time. In my view, a person serving any military forces should be dressed in a combat uniform. In addition, how could a dying person from gunshot throw his laden hand in the opposite direction that the bullet came from? The image shows an open...
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Macbeth as Tragedy
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...battlefield and wins battles for him. All these characteristics of tragedy in the play meet together in portraying... Macbeth As Tragedy Macbeth As Tragedy It is quite commonly d that Macbeth one of the most powerful works of Shakespeare is a tragedy and this is because it contains all the elements of being a tragedy. Firstly, Macbeth is a piece of dramatic play which alone is a major requirement for the work to be recognized as tragedy. Secondly it portrays various issues that human beings face and various reasons due to which human beings are persuaded to commit evil such as murder which again makes it a tragic piece of work (Rush, 2005). A tragedy needs to have a hero who has a conflict with a force...
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