Armoured warfare

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  • Essay On The Blitzkrieg

    Throughout the history of man, all wars were fought by men and the equipment they utilized. Since its introduction on the European battlefields of World War One, “armored units” or “panzers” have broken the deadlock of trench warfare and forced other ground-based elements to adapt to and utilize its implementation. It wasn’t until the Second World War that Panzers were fully utilized on the battlefield, primarily by the German Wehrmacht and SS. The Germans themselves were some of the fiercest combatants of modern warfare and implemented the use of panzers with specialized infantry resulting in combined arms operations. The main reason armor is highly efficient is mainly because of its strengths and abilities during der angriff or offensive operation ranging from; carrying out movement under heavy fire (unlike infantry), employing accurate, armor-destroying fire…

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  • The Prisoners Of War Analysis

    "The Prisoners of War,” a relatively short poem by Tom Disch, written in 1972, is riddled with imagery and deeper meaning. Even in the opening line, Disch cuts to the point. “Their language disappeared a year or so after the landscape: so what can they do now but point?” (line 1-3). Here it does not take much to get an interpretation. He is saying that our society has lost something. We have lost our “language,” meaning our ability to have intimate face-to- face conversations. That…

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  • Analysis Of Homecoming By Bruce Dawe

    War is considered by many to be one of humanity’s central traits as an advancing species and as such it holds a heavy influence on our past, present and future. From warring tribes in Africa during the dawn of man to the great Empires of Greece and Persia warfare has always been present, whether this war is for defense of a homeland and families, to conquest for more power and wealth or freedom from persecution and oppression. These forces drive mankind and have pushed us technologically and…

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  • Argical Analysis Of Eric Schlosser Today's Nuclear Weapons

    Nuclear weapons have come into existence within the last decade. They have changed the way wars are fought as they could lead to the total extermination of humanity. These weapons can lead to mutual destruction of nations, which really have caused humans to reevaluate the way they conduct foreign affairs. Eric Schlosser’s article “Today’s nuclear dilemma” is about the nuclear weapons that countries control and what should be done with them. Schlosser argues that the current nuclear weapons…

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  • Yusef Komunyakaa Poem Analysis

    Yusef Komunyakaa is a creative writer who specialized in poetry, he was born Bogalusa, Louisiana in 1947. Once Yusef graduated from high school he entered the army and served in the Vietnam War. Once he returned from the war he was awarded a bronze star and continued to get more degrees involved in writing. Yusef wrote several books of poetry. In one of the books about the Vietnam War, the final poem is titled facing it. In the poem the narrator is Yusef himself, and his state of mind is sad…

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  • The Weapons Of Poison Gas By Masarrah Alchi

    their speed wasn’t good it was better than walking. It benefited the wounded people the most because that way they would be put inside the tank and they would be moved to a place where they could be taken care of. If the tank stopped while at war it wasn’t much of a disadvantage because the tank was still protecting you. The tanks had many weapons around it that would protect them. The tank where really strong. The person who came up with the idea of inventing a tank was a guy named Lancelot de…

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  • Annotated Bibliography: The Things They Carried By Tim O Brien

    Annotated Bibliography: The Things They Carried By Tim O’Brien Thesis: In “The Things They Carried”, the author, Tim O’Brien argues that the emotional burdens of fear, grief, terror, love and cruelty reality about war hardens the soldiers, and the psychological effects that these soldiers will have to carry for the rest of their life. "Looking Back at the Vietnam War with Author, Veteran Tim O’Brien." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 19 Aug. 2016. In this short interview with Tim O’Brien, he brings about…

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  • Cuban Missile Crisis Impact

    Cuban Missile Crisis was significant in the change of interpretation and the practice of a particular factor of the US foreign policy, the Mutual Assured Destruction Policy, but was not significant enough to abolish the policy completely. Nonetheless, military-wise, there is one specific factor of the Mutual Assured Destruction Policy within the US 's foreign policy that had a change that can be entirely credited to the Cuban Missile Crisis - the use of nuclear weapons and nuclear testing.…

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  • If I Die In A Combat Zone By Tim O Brien

    If I Die In A Combat Zone by Tim O’Brien If I Die In A Combat Zone is a memoir that depicts the horrors of Vietnam through the eyes of Tim O’Brien. Tim’s story is not told in chronological order, but his life before, during, and after the war are all depicted by the end of the book. Although the book is brief, it shows the development of Tim as he is forced to participate in a war that he disagrees with in its entirety. Although he originally plots to abandon the Army, he believes that doing…

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  • Analysis Of Thank God For The Atomic Bomb

    Paul Fussell, a renowned modern historian, reported the perspectives that people had on nuclear warfare in his 1981 article titled “Thank God for the Atomic Bomb.” The result of dropping two nuclear warheads into Japan was a casualty rate close to…

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