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  • How Did Douhet Change The Nature Of War

    of the aircraft would change the nature of war forever, “it [made it] possible to go far behind the fortified lines of defense without first breaking through them”. He made it very clear in his book The Command of the air that he strongly believed that having a powerful air force would ultimately win you the war, as airstrikes were indefensible. Herman Göring, the leader of the German Luftwaffe strongly used Douhet’s theories in his planning of the airstrikes which went along with the Nazi…

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  • Importance Of Logistics In The Second World War

    Grand Alliance, the development of a highly sophisticated logistical system allowed for support with equipment, such as tanks, small vehicles, air craft, weaponry and, munitions, not to mention men. The critical importance of air power is also dually noted and described in two separate phases, the initial and the evolution of air…

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  • Isolation Of Naphthalene Lab Report

    Introduction In this experiment, the goal was to isolate an organic substance. Using extraction, a basic, acidic, and neutral substance was expected to be extracted from the original unknown compound. Extraction is a process that allows the separation of substances that were previously mixed together through the use of a solvent1. This can be useful in situations where the substance has both the desired product and undesired byproducts in it. In order for extraction to work, the solvent must…

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  • Hysteresis Lab Report

    hydronium ions transform to lower pH. When we add it to water, an acid releases hydrogen ion. Hydrogen ions in water unite with the water molecules to form hydronium ions, thereby lowering the pH and increasing the acidity of water. Water exposed to air is gentle in nature acidic because it absorbs small quantities of CO2 from the atmosphere. The CO2 breaks down to carbonic acid to undergo dissociation to release hydrogen ions into water, lowering the pH. Prior to that, acid added to water…

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  • South China Case Study

    The current state of the Pacific is becoming increasingly complex and delicate. Although the Pacific Air Force’s dedication to “working with our allies and partners to deter aggression, increase burden sharing, and maintain peace and stability.” is still being maintained, local state actors have made it increasingly difficult for restoring stability in the region, primarily the aggressive actions of China in the South China Sea. As stated in the U.S. Pacific Command’s Posture Statement, “Chinese…

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  • Drone Warfare Pros And Cons

    is a prime example of a fairly new tactic of drone warfare used by Armies around the world to fight terrorists. Drone warfare is the use of unmanned radio or satellite controlled aircraft to destroy enemy targets, and conduct surveillance on enemy forces, these aircraft can hold missiles or cameras and are saving countless lives by taking out enemies or scouting them without putting soldiers in harm’s way. One of the arguments of why drones…

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  • The Importance Of Friendship In Joseph Conrad's The Secret Sharer

    The Importance of Friendship Friendship is, by definition, a relationship between two friends. Some believe that friendships are a necessity for human life. Joseph Conrad was a man who grew up not having many friends. As a young child he had missed school quite a bit from illnesses (Kathleen Wilson 200). This made it hard to have close relationships with other children. He did however gain a love for literature and the sea from his father at a young age (www.notablebiographies.com). This is…

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  • What Role Did Operation Husky Play In Ww2

    Operation Husky was an invaluable experience for Allied forces in World War II. It opened the Allied forces eyes to the numerous challenges they must face internally before they could hope to be victorious in the war against Germany, Japan and Italy. This essay will show how a failure in operational leadership caused Operation Husky to fail to become the decisive victory it had the potential of being. Essential to command and control is a thorough understanding of the commander’s intent at…

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  • Air Power Influence

    Air power influenced each member of the Allies and Axis powers uniquely through the context in which they viewed the effects of air power in World War I (WWI), the development of theories and technology in the interwar years, and the geopolitical situation facing the nations at the outset of World War II (WWII). These situations and experiences created a perception of the capabilities of air power that drove the creation and employment of the nations’ air arm. In turn, each belligerents’…

    Words: 1974 - Pages: 8
  • Operational Environment Analysis

    which include the Royal Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, and the Royal Marines, who fall into the Royal Navy branch. The Military size force is 176,810; each branch consists of 101,300 members of the Royal Army, 40,090 members of the Royal Air Force, 27,930 members of the Royal Navy, and 7,500 members of the Royal Marines. The English Military also has the Special Air Service or the SAS. The SAS is one of the most prestigious Special Forces groups with the hardest selection course in all…

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