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  • Raoul Wallenberg: A Candle In The Dark

    rightfully sympathetic, Raoul subsequently moved back to Sweden to rekindle his aspiration for business in his home country. Eventually, Raoul met a Hungarian Jew by the name of Koloman Lauer. Lauer was the director of a Swedish import and export company whose specialty was food and delicacies. Because Wallenberg’s language skills were second to none, and he had free range of travel, Raoul was the ideal business partner for Lauer. Through his travel agenda, Wallenberg visited and learned the customs of many European countries including Nazi-occupied France and Germany. He even made regular trips to visit with Lauer’s parents who resided in Budapest, Hungary. During the time in which the Western world was suddenly becoming aware of the Holocaust in 1944, Wallenberg’s copious business connections ultimately led him and Lauer to be chosen by the Swedish Red Cross to rescue the Jews of Hungary. Lauer persisted in his argument that Raoul be the leader of this mission, and eventually so, he became. Wallenberg “arrived in Budapest with a diplomat status given by the Swedish legation” (Greek 35). Mass deportations had already begun to occur in Budapest as only approximately 230,000 Jews were now left out of…

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  • The Negro Soldier 1944

    The film "The Negro Soldier 1944" contributes to the history and culture, in which the film makers aim was to influence African American men and women to help America in the war against Germany and Japan, at a time when the United States Army was still actively engaged in segregation in the military. The film starts out in a large church, the preacher talks about some of the achievements made by African American, like Joe Louis and Jesse Owens during the Olympic games in Berlin, and "Joe…

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  • The Servicemen's Readjustment Act Of 1944

    been shaped both by longstanding traditions and by changing economic and social conditions. One of the historical event that influenced a creation of social welfare policy, after the end of World War II, the is the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the GI Bill, passed by federal government. During the Great Depression, numerous veterans found it difficult to make a living.…

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  • The Importance Of Schooling In Britain

    exposed to new, alien environments and experiences in the countryside. Britain’s place in the world was now vastly different than it was prior to the war, as ‘the rapid post-War demise of the British Empire’ (Lowe, 2012) left the nation with less power and lower standing in comparison to other countries. The need for schooling may root from the want for greatness, as educating the next generation could have been seen as a way to regain status and strengthen the country one more. In 1941,…

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  • Conscription Crisis

    The year of 1944 led the nation of Canada into despair over the issue of the WW2. The current situation at that times steered people to believe that Conscription was the only solution to the problem. Conscription was the compulsory enrollment in armed forces which had once tore apart the nation of Canada back in 1917. The after math of was that the conscription crisis of 1944 in Canada, which was an unnecessary action that created bitter disputes between the French & English citizens, which…

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  • Analysis Of Adorno And Horkheimer

    been converted into the mass culture as in the modern time (Adorno and Horkheimer 1944). Being transformed into the mass product, high art has to undergo the procedure of altering its essential components in order to fit into the schema of the mass culture - the components indispensable in distinguishing the high art from the popular culture (Adorno and Horkheimer 1944). The Croatian pianist Maksim Mrvica is a musician who is enthusiastic about translating the classical masterpieces of music…

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  • Hitler's Response To The Holocaust

    Nearing the end of the war there was an influx of killing frenzies, manic death throes, and hundreds of thousands dead, all occurring between 1944-1945. In the beginning of 1944 many Germans still expected to win the war, however, by the end of the year that opinion had changed. Hitler was under assault from the air, from the Red Army in the east, and, after D-day in June, from the Allies in the west. German defeat was looming, yet killing went on in many varied settings; from the extreme death…

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  • Franklin D Roosevelt's Speech Outline

    boy through his anxiety of PTSD that was caused by his father. I can use two more examples of Great Danes being used with PTSD veteran patients that have changed there lives since getting a service dog. Tricia Worrell The speech that I looked at was “Oder of the Day” (Eisenhower, 1944)that what given by Dwight D. Eisenhower to soldiers before D-Day invasion. The thesis to this particular speech would be “The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving…

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  • How Did Hitler Invade Germany

    Caucasus. Finally in 1944 the Allies make their first move into mainland Europe with the invasion of Normandy (D-Day). Soon after Paris was liberated along with the rest of France. Also, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxemburg were regained with operation Market Garden. German has also lost ground to the Russians on the Eastern front where 300 Soviet Division were pushing through Poland to the German border. Germany was on the ropes, both fronts are on the verge of collapsing in to homeland…

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  • Analysis Of Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno: The Korean Wave Of Pop Culture

    neo-Marxist, with the rise of fascism in Nazi Germany and living in the modernised Age of Enlightenment, criticized how humanity has become stagnant and the ideas of his era would rather conform than to think out of the societal box. (The European Graduate School, n.d.) In Dialectic of Enlightenment (Adorno and Horkheimer, 1944), Adorno, alongside Max Horkheimer mentioned about the culture industry. Adorno’s idea of fetishizing culture was developed in the Age of Enlightenment, also known as…

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