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Operational Leadership: A Case of General Helmuth von Moltke (The Younger)
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Operational Leadership is very important for military particularly during warfare. What exactly makes a successful operational commander, however, has long been debated, and forming a coherent definition is difficult. … Thus it is very important to understand various nuances of Operational leadership. Writings on operational leadership, however, demonstrate…
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Mission Command Analysis: The Battle of the Marne
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This essay analyzes The Battle of the Marne otherwise referred to as the Miracle of the Marne. The battle led to effective termination of the thirty days long German offensive that led to the opening of the war and had set out in the outskirts of Paris.… The researcher attempts to demonstrate the major events that caused the Marne Battle. On his opinion they…
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Discussion Theme: General war broke out in Europe in 1914 because of premeditated German decisions
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Responsibility, guilt, blame, and culpability are four nouns that have been used over and over again when a discussion of the role of Germany and the First World War is initiated. Although A. J. P. Taylor (as cited in Pearce, 1997) makes a valid point when he compared tracing… Furthermore, it also prevents the onslaught of another great war as leaders of the…
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Historical Essay #2: America and the Great War
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Primarily, nationalism, imperialism, and militarism played a significant role in causing the Great War. The Pan-Slavic movement in the Eastern Europe created tension between the Serbia and… advocacy of the unification of all the Slavic people in the Eastern Europe was intense, and tension became extreme culminating in the assassination of the Austro-Hungarian…
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Causes of World War I
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Although there are many different and separate ideals and points of view on what the cause was of World War I, the basic idea is that World War I was the result of leaders' aggression towards other countries which was then supported by the rising nationalism of the European nations.… This is what will be dissertated in the following. "Facts are mere…
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The Outbreak of World War I
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Almost a century since the end of World War I, the causes and origins of this overwhelming conflict continue to produce massive disagreements and intensive discussions in the scholarly community. The debate on the origins of World War I was launched almost immediately after its outbreak in August 1914 with both sides publishing solid collections of diplomatic materials in order to demonstrate that the other side bears the guilt for the conflict.…
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World War 1
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When World War I began in 1914, the president of the United States in that period had strictly maintained neutrality. This is because he did not want the United States to become part of World War I.… In May 1915, a German submarine successfully sank a British ocean liner “Lusitania” and killed approximately 128 U.S citizens out of the total 1,200 individuals…
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The 1848 Revolution, the Second Reich, and the First World War
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The 1848 Revolution, the Second Reich, and the First World War Many significant changes took place in Germany between the Congress of Vienna in 1815 and the end of World War I. Germany was growing from being a rural society to an industrial one.… In 1848 Europe saw a series of revolution starting from France and which later drew Germany in. Numerous groups…
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World History Soldier's Journal
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I belong to Germany and it’s the time of World War 1. I am 23 years old and I have been conscripted into the battle of the world powers. I am not sure whether it’s my fortune or bad luck that I have been appointed as a soldier since this… However gradually I realized that it is my duty, my responsibility and I should not be emotional about it. With the passing…
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German Defeat in the First World War
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The first world war- a rather unnecessary conflict that was fueled by among other reasons, distrust across national boarders, militarism, autocracy, barriers to trade and arms race-was sparked by the Austro-Hungary versus Serbia crisis which culminated in Austro- Hungary starting war against Serbia.… 1999). Things however turned out differently and this was…
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During the First World War, the Canadian and the French used posters as propaganda devices for the purpose of mobilizing resources such as man power to be recruited into the military and other fund raising purposes. This could have been attributed to the lack of means of… When they used the word parade, it was a symbol and a sideshow set up alongside in the…
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History- World War I and World War II
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First World War is considered one of the most gruesome military conflicts in modern history that resulted in the death of millions of innocent people and caused heavy losses to both sides of the War. The conflict that had started as a local war between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in 1914 grew exponentially to include 32 key nations of the world.… The war…
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1.Discuss the various factors leading up to the German defeat in World War I. Be sure to discuss the reasons for and impact of the United States entry into th
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The first world war- a rather unnecessary conflict that was fueled by among other reasons, distrust across national boarders, militarism, autocracy, barriers to trade and arms race-was sparked by the Austro-Hungary versus Serbia crisis which culminated in Austro- Hungary… 1999). Things however turned out differently and this was the very first factor that led…
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To what Extent was Imperial Germany the Main Reason for the Outbreak of WWI
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To what extent was Imperial Germany the main reason for the outbreak of WWI ? 1. Background On June 28, 1914, shots from a Serbian assasin’s side arm in Sarajevo instantly killed Austrian archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie triggering a war that spanned all oceans in the world and ultimately involved beligerents from every continent (Heyman, 1997).…
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Modern Germany in the span 1648 to the present day
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Date Has Germany been the hammer or the anvil? The year 1648 marked the effective end of the Holy Roman Empire and the beginning of the Modern Germany. Germany has since evolved in three distinct faces that is the pre-unification period (1648-1871), the world wars period (1890-1945) and the post war period (1945 to present).… Germany in dealing with its…
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World War I
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This paper shall analyze and discuss the arguments that Germany was responsible for the outbreak of war in 1914. The entire World War one episode began after a key incident. On June 28, 1914, assassination took place in Sarajevo, a Bosnian city. A Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Francis Ferdinand, the heir throne of Austria-Hungary.…
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The Main Causes of World War I. (Militarism, Alliances Imperialism and Nationalism)
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CAUSES OF WORLD WAR I Date Causes of World War I The First World War is considered to have been more complicated than the Second World War since it was disorganized and many activities led to its uprising. The major causes of the war are hard to be ascertained.… The street celebrations that accompanied the war declaration between French and British gave…
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The First World War
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The researcher of the essay "The First World War" aims to analyze the First World War as one of the biggest world conflict, all the reasons caused the war, the main purposes of each side of the conflict, the main events happened during the war and its results. … Though historians find it very difficult to pinpoint one particular event or one particular day…
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The Globalization of World Politics
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The world politics is dominated by struggle for power between states each trying to maximise its national interest through balance of power mechanisms (Baylis et al. 2008). According to this realism view, war is a natural condition of world politics. … To balance power, states are involved in bargaining and forming alliances that would ensure one state does…
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Lessons Learned from WWI, WWII and Vietnam War
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The question that begs answers is: what sorts of lessons seem to be learned from war and to what extent have these lessons been helpful? If they are learned at all, do leaders learn the “right” lessons? This essay argues that important lessons were learned from WWI, WWII and Vietnam War.… The most probable cause of the war was the assassination of…
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World War 1
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From time immemorial people have ‘segregated’ themselves into different territories or kingdoms or nations. In different period of history, certain nations had the motivation to top or 'dominate' other countries, particularly through its armed forces.… Nations had normally used their armed forces to protect their territorial integrity and also to gain…
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World War I and II
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The world politics is dominated by struggle for power between states each trying to maximise its national interest through balance of power mechanisms (Baylis et al. 2008). According to this realism view, war is a natural condition of world politics.… The First World War can be attributed to change in distribution of power in the international system and the…
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The First World War
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The First World War was one of the most important turning points in the history of modern civilisation. The enormous military conflict dramatically changed the face of Europe producing seven new states (Czechoslovakia, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Poland and Yugoslavia), ended the epoch of huge empires such as Austro-Hungary and Ottoman Empire and brought serious changes to the colonial territories in Africa and Asia.…
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The Origins of First World War
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History is replete with many battles and wars. But the First World War was the kind of war which sharply polarized the world community. It was the first big war which saw the use of modern day warfare technology and strategies in a big way. Large scale use of machine guns, battle tanks, air force power, Gaseous material etc.… Though, taking a retrospective…
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To what extent was the involvement of Winston Churchill during the invasion of Gallipoli ultimately responsible for its failure
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Whilst the trenches were being dug in Europe, Winston Churchill had an idea: attack the weakest opponent, the Ottoman Empire, in order to separate it from Germany and to… obsolete and not much use for a battle against the High Seas Fleet, the operation would make no difference to the numerical superiority of the Royal Navy. The failure of its execution nearly…
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