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  • Battle Of Palo Alto Analysis

    how the flying Artillery of Palo Alto has changed the modern battlefield: The creation of light and mobile field artillery had given the United States Army a potent weapon. By employing the use of light and mobile artillery, it has changed today’s battlefield by how we use Artillery to fully decimate or counter fire an enemy. Horse drawn cannons have paved the way for the modern day M109A6, medium, self propelled howitzers. Maj. Ringgold did not know how effective the tactics he used in the Mexican-American War would become and change the course of artillery on the modern battlefield. Major Ringgold’s idea of horse drawn artillery…

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  • Chipyong-Ni Battle Analysis

    length of the village was less than a mile long and about several blocks in width. At the time, Chipyong-ni was in the east-west center of South Korea, approximately forty miles south of the 88th parallel; it was located fifty miles east of the city of Seoul. This village positioned fifteen miles northwest of Wonju, and twenty miles north of Yoju, Chipyong-ni was part of the Chipyong-Wonju-Yoju triad. The triad of villages shared a series of narrow gravel roads. U.S. forces found these roads…

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  • Air Defense History

    Many people may not know that Air Defense Artillery lineage comes from Coastal Artillery Corps. It was created after the revolutionary war in order to protect the United States coasts against naval attacks and bombardments by ships. Air Defense Artillery has come a long way and has had to continuously evolve in order to protect the US from adversaries and danger. From the Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M-16 Halftrack to Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, the mission has always been to protect…

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  • Gabriel Montegut Research Paper

    P. G. T. Beauregard, Braxton Bragg, and Joseph E. Johnston. Dreux’s Cavalry Company was part of the personal escort of General Bragg and later, General Joseph E. Johnson. Private Montegut, as a light artillery member, was in some of the violent engagements of the war: Chickamauga, Murfreesboro, siege of Charleston and Battle of Averasboro, N.C. He also fought in the Battle of Farmington, and Corinth Campaign, Mississippi. Later he served under Capt. Gustave LeGardeur, in the defense of…

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  • The Influence Of The Somme Offensive On The Western Front

    On July 1st, 1916, the foundation of today’s artillery profession was forever established. The Battle of the Somme (otherwise known as the Somme Offensive) was actually a series of battles that spanned over 141 days, from July 1st to November 18th, 1916. The Battle of the Somme would claim over one million casualties in the end. Three hundred thousand would be killed in action, effectively making this battle one of the deadliest in history. The militaries of 1916 were very tactically…

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  • Why Is The Somme Important

    scale. On the military side, the most shocking fact is the number of casualties -420.000 British and 20.000 French (which seems like too high a price for the small amount of land gained – a stretch of 25km long and 6km wide). General Haig (who was directing these attacks) used sometimes inflexible tactics which remain controversial to this day, according to some of his soldiers and some historians. The first day of the attack was probably the most significant and meaningful failure. After the…

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  • The Money Richard Corey Analysis

    The Money – Richard Corey As I closed my eyes so as to not witness my death, I felt the thankful burning sensation in my body as I was transported to a port town. There I opened my eyes to a sunny market street and thanked my luck for still being alive. As I was walking through the street, looking for something to eat as I was famished, I was amazed at the wealth of this coastal town. They had everything from saffron and silk clothes from the East and ivory from Africa. As I went into one of…

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front Effects Of War

    War will take its toll on a soldier. In the novel “All Quiet on the Western Front” by Erich Maria Remarque, the soldiers of Second Company come out of the war damaged in many ways which are almost unpreventable. Their bodies are hurt, their minds are full of fear and they are eventually molded to think that being surrounded death is a normal day to day thing. The soldiers relationships with people and places are destroyed their generation is lost. War leaves them alone and afraid. Some people…

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  • Brazil Army Case Study Solution

    problems for the formation and the training of the artillery Soldiers. The discussion about solutions goes through some alternatives to manage that situation or at least, finding a balance between Soldier’s preparation and resources management. One of the feasible alternatives to this problem would be increase the number of combined exercises among the artillery subsystems in order to save some resources. This way, instead of doing a certain number of exercises per year, it is possible to do…

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front Rhetorical Analysis

    Millions of young men have gone through life-altering experiences in their time in World War I. In Erich Maria Remarque’s novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, Paul Bäumer, a 19-year-old German soldier, narrates his personal memoirs of this war. As he is forced to mature from a young boy to an experienced warrior in order to survive, Paul is left permanently scarred from the throes of war and his attitude towards life is forever changed. Paul is used as an example for all of the young soldiers…

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