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    The formulation of Allied World War II strategy was an evolutionary process. It began with Admiral Stark’s “Plan Dog” memorandum providing the early outline for Allied strategy and ended with a unified Anglo-American-Russian plan for victory. British and American leadership discovered the advantages and disadvantages of coalition operations as they struggled to identify a unified grand strategy during numerous meetings during the war. The Germany First strategy that was solidified at the…

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    Though the film was able to emphasize that war is brutal with the help of Spielberg’s cinematography techniques it was not one hundred percent historically accurate, even…

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    World War II is frequently labeled the ‘Good War,’ as it is characterized as one of the few wars in history that is justified by a majority of the world. Throughout the entirety of the war, the Allied forces worked to defeat the nefarious Axis powers. Paul Fussell’s book The Boys’ Crusades exhibits the truth about World War II, and it shows the harsh reality of combat. Young servicemen in America risked their lives in battle, and while they are respected for their work, few people understand the…

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    unlimited resources like the Allies, one of the biggest benefits was with Adolf Hitler. It was believed that the Allies had planned an assassination attempt on Hitler. During this attempt, something went wrong and their attack had failed miserably, along with the Axis powers gaining access to Allie’s penicillin. It is said that the Axis powers had gained the penicillin by Hitler’s doctor, Theodre Movell, and other high ranked officials connections to Spain, where Allies had been sending mass…

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    Times Square Kiss Analysis

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    photographer of the famous Times Square kiss between the sailor and the nurse is known as Alfred Eisenstaedt. The photo took place in Times Square, New York City after the ending of World War 2. August 14, 1945 is the day America gained a victory over Japan. During this day there was a variety of emotions being felt all around the world, however Americans were joyous. This photo reflects the feelings people were feeling. In the photo you have two people kissing and crowds of people smiling and…

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    Operation HUSKY

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    Operation HUSKY was ultimately an Allied victory that met its objectives, but its planning and execution highlighted significant deficiencies in command and control and integration of Allied forces. Senior commanders, primarily General Eisenhower and British General Alexander, failed to adequately provide their staffs and subordinate commanders with clear intent, nor did they fully exploit the combined ground, air, and naval capabilities available to them. This essay identifies the shortcomings…

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    The successful execution of Operation Husky following allied victory in North Africa occurred despite failures in mission command and joint interoperability. This evaluation measures key command and control actions and consequences of Operation Husky against the three major components of mission command including understanding, intent and mutual trust as established in current military doctrine and guidance. A review of pertinent case studies indicates major flaws in allied mutual trust and…

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    Operation Husky Failure

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    Operation HUSKY, the Allied invasion of Sicily launched in July of 1943 was one of the largest joint operations of the Second World War. By mid-August, the Allies captured Messina, the campaign’s key strategic objective. A literal as well as a developmental stepping-stone between the Allies’ victory in North Africa and the invasion of Hitler’s Fortress Europe, HUSKY was an important Allied victory. However, it was an imperfect victory, diminished by the escape of over 100,000 Axis soldiers.…

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    why China and the United States are not allies but they are not enemies either (Sengupta, “U.S. and China “). It is easier to say that the two countries are in a competing standpoint on which one is more powerful than the other. But China does have a strong relationship North Korea, but with North Korea being so isolated it is hard to give advice to them from China. China has been having political/international issues that either concerns itself or its allies. The actions that China chooses to…

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    defeat of Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain in 1940 was the main turning point in the second World War ‘How far do you agree with this statement? Between July and October dogfights between the RAF and Luftwaffe (who were the German air force) occurred in response to Germany’s bombing, of strategic targets on Britain’s mainland. Although many people believe that this was the main turning point in the war in Europe, it was more of an emotional…

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