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  • Advancements In Medieval Warfare: The Trebuchet

    Advancements in Medieval Warfare; The Trebuchet Throughout the Middle Ages, the art of warfare progressed, and siege warfare was introduced. Many new weapons were created along with the introduction of siege warfare, one of them being the trebuchet. This weapon was developed in the seventh century and used until the fifteenth century. Trebuchets worked by flinging objects over fortress walls and destroying both the fortifications and people at the same time. As many weapons there were both…

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  • Who Is George Patton A Hero

    Death, Love, Life, Murder! George Patton was a rising leader in the world as a young boy. The future famed World War Two General always had a knack for leadership. General George S. Patton was a tank commander during the Second World War that managed to do unbelievable things in war. His men respected him and hated him at times. Since Patton was such a great leader he got business done. George Patton was a great American hero that had a knack for leadership and lead America to success even…

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  • Octopus Essay

    8 paragraphs that describe the book of octopuses Octopuses are considered the world’s smartest invertebrate, which is one of the reasons that sparked Sy Montgomery’s interest in the animals. As a naturalist and author, she decided to explore the world of the octopus and describe her journey in her book “Soul of an Octopus”. Montgomery describes her journey from the beginning, giving readers facts and information about these interesting invertebrates, and describing how she developed a strong…

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  • Elements Of Warfare: The First And Second World War

    elements to warfare in the tank, aircraft, and the aircraft carrier. These three new forms of machinery impacted the way war was fought in the Second World War. How did the use of tanks, aircraft, and aircraft carriers change from World War I to World War II? Tanks were first used in WWI but…

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  • The Influence Of The Somme Offensive On The Western Front

    were very tactically awkward. Commanders never before truly experimented with the concept of combine arms on this grand of a scale. This battle was famous for its advances in aerial tactics, as well as the first appearance of the British Mark 1 Tank. However, one of the key aspects of the Somme Offensive was not only did it feature one of the largest artillery barrages in history,…

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  • Scene Analysis: The Graduate

    The Graduate The sequence that I have chosen for analysis is the scene after the party and Dustin is moping in his room, until he puts his hand in the fish tank to pull out his keys. The scene begins with Mrs. Robinson bursting in on Benjamin. The sound of the door is quite loud in the small space, making it much more intrusive than it might normally have been and possibly drawing a metaphor about her entry not just into his room but into his private life. Her voice is totally calm…

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  • Essay On The Blitzkrieg

    armor led to an overwhelming success. The main ideals behind the use of the blitz was to soften enemy fortifications or targets of interest by applying air raids mainly composed of HE-111’s medium bombers or Ju-88/87’s for precision dive-bombing or tank hunting in order to make way for the ground units for the initial seizer (Wray3). And for the final stages of the attack would be to roll in a coordinated ground attack immediately after the initial air raid in order to catch the weakened…

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  • World War 1 Trenches Essay

    Did you know that about 200,000 people died in trenches during WW1? According to Britannica, trench warfare is, "Warfare in which opposing armed forces attack, counterattack, and defend from relatively permanent systems of trenches dug into the ground." Trenches are long dug-out ditches in the ground used to protect soldiers from new weaponry. The Carlisle Army website informs, "On the Western Front, Germany, Austria, and Hungary faced down the Allies, France and Britain over barbed-wired…

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  • Louisiana Maneuvers

    most complex and most important to be held in September 1941. The 1940 maneuvers began in May with 70,000 soldiers, who trained and “fought” in four separate exercises of three days each, beginning on May 9. After the May war games, several senior tank experts, including Colonel George S. Patton Jr., recommended the Army create separate armored divisions that could operate unencumbered by infantry or horse cavalry units. The recommendation was forwarded to Army Chief of Staff General George C.…

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  • David Ayer's Fury

    social problem, issue, controversy, or debate of your choice? Fury (2014) is a film directed by David Ayer about tank warfare in the final stages of WWII. It unequivocally shows the horror and trauma of war by engaging in scenes of brutality, gore, and emotional struggle. It follows an American tank commander (Brad Pitt) and his crew as they navigate the battlefield and face German tanks which are far superior to theirs. There are many issues and debates surrounding war which are brought to…

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