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    In the photo the photographer depicts a single man, although many stepped in front of the tank at different times of the day. This action represented a small sacrifice compared to the larger one that occurred in Tiananmen Square. This time no bloodshed occurred, only a silent protest that showed the students hadn’t given up and the threat of…

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    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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    In 1914 Australian men went out to sign up for war many not knowing what they were signing up for. The Australian troops had a tough life on the Western Front as they had to face horrid conditions not only fighting and risking lives for their country but living in places where you get bad trench conditions including trench foot and fever, have pests which bring diseases and steal your food, have health problems and not able to treat them as there isn’t much aid for everyone to be treated. The…

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    Cliff Olson Research Paper

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    Cliff Olson was born in Riverside, California, on July 8, 1967. The first memory that he ever had was when he was little and he was playing catch with his friend Chriss in his backyard. He threw the ball and Chriss missed it and the ball went through the back window of the house. He loved playing baseball with all of his buddies in the park. Cliff loved his mother's dad, grandpa Joe. He called him Daddie Joe because Cliff knew he loved him unconditionally. Cliff’s dad didn’t really treat him…

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    Summarizing Handout Beginning: In 1914, trenches in western Europe extended. In late Autumn of 1916, the Canadians moved north, during the time they spent the winter of the war strengthening defences. Continuing invading from march had cost the Canadians 1,400 people killed or wounded, however, the knowledge they got helped the Canadians take Vimy objectives with less losses. A replica of the battle area was made so Canadians could exercise and prepare for the battle. The French, Germans and…

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    "Thank you. But I'm better and I don't need the water." Nelberg said stopping his coughs. "You can go with Reinhard and depart to chase that cannons. Keep an eye on the lieutenant. He and his men had been trained as Cuirassiers (**) and it is possible that they had the temptation to engage the enemy cavalry in combat. Just kill as much artillerymen as you can catch, spike their cannons and return to the fortress." ------------------------------ The sun was setting and Erick went up the stairs to…

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    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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    Tanks During The Cold War

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    A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, and tracks providing good battlefield maneuverability. The first tanks were designed to overcome the deadlock of trench warfare; now they are a mainstay of modern ground forces and a key part of combined arms combat. Modern tanks are versatile mobile land weapon system platforms, mounting a large-calibre cannon in a rotating gun turret, supplemented by mounted machine guns or other…

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    Many countries failed to build tanks including the United States. Failing to build tanks cost them wealth or money. The United States Army provided foods and supplies to different countries. But more for their allies ( Great Britain and the Soviet Union). About fifteen percent of vehicles were provided by the United States to the United Kingdom and Commonwealth. Also, the Soviet Union or USSR was provided about twenty-four percent of the vehicles We declared war on Japan in 1941. Different…

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    Centurion Tank Analysis

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    and superior tank accelerated, which put pressure on all the participating nations: Germany, Russia, the United States, and Great Britain. To compete against German tanks, the British government ordered engineers to design an adaptable tank in 1943. The engineers’ goal would be to design a far superior tank compared to the German counterparts; however, this project did not reach completion until the end of the war in 1945 (Ware 36). This tank design became known as the Centurion tank. Even…

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