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  • Battle Of The Bastards Analysis

    Let’s get this out of the way right up front: the Second Battle of Winterfell, the titular Battle of the Bastards, does for medieval and fantasy warfare what Steven Spielberg did for World War II cinema in Saving Private Ryan. The intensity of the battle, the intimacy, the choice to stay in narrow focus on Jon Snow in the midst of chaos during an extended long-shot, all worked together to create an experience that had me not only on the edge of my seat, but holding my breath as I watched. But more on that later – let’s begin with beginnings. The episode opens on Mereen, where the Masters are continuing to bombard the city. It’s daylight – so we know the attack has been ongoing for some time. Dany is giving Tyrion her best not-amused face,…

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  • The Battle Of Marathon Battle Analysis

    A few days after the Persians left the Spartans showed up and praised the Athenians (Fitzgerald). This is probably for being able to defeat someone with more than twice as much men as them. People heard about it everywhere and it helped them realize that the Persians were vulnerable and could lose (Staff). The battle marked the start of the beginning of the downfall of Persia according to some historians (Staff). This was a major achievement, no one thought the Persians could be stopped. They…

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  • Battle Of Gettysburg Battle Analysis

    for land, others for freedom or simply because they are too diverse in their mindset. We will take a walk through history and analyze a battle that was the revolving summit in the American Civil War. A very complex and costly battle, although one nation they had different ideologies, beliefs and views. The South a culture developed around a status quo, the North a society where they strongly believed that all men are created equally, this weighed heavily on this battle. This paper will…

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  • Battle Of Antietam

    The Battle of Antietam On September 16, 1862, the Union army of the Potomac, under the control of Major General George B. McClellan, went to war against Robert E. Lee’s Confederate soldiers who were a part of the Army of Northern Virginia. The war began in Sharpsburg, Maryland at dawn on September 17, when the Union corps under the control of Major General Joseph Hooker led a strong assault against Robert E. Lee’s left flank. This is ultimately what began the Battle of Antietam, which turned…

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  • The Battle Of Shiloh

    The Battle of Shiloh On a nice day, alongside the bank of the Tennessee River at Pittsburg Landing, Ulysses S. Grants soldiers were relaxing. They were enjoying their selves, and at the point where they did not have a care since it was a hot day. They walked around barefooted, their buttons unbutton, sleeves rolled up, wrote a Illinois volunteer (Sword). What was about to happen on April 6, 1862, in Shiloh, Tennessee would be a surprise to Ulysses S. Grants soldiers. The commander for the Union…

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  • The Ancient Battles Of The Battle In Toutenburg

    Ancient battles can make for dramatic, interesting parts of history. Archeologists expend countless resources finding the locations of these battles, excavating the remains, and validating the stories. For example, Herodotus tells of the Battle of Marathon where 192 hoplites died and were buried in a mound still visible today. When archeologists investigated the mound , they found 192 skeletons. Archeology is rarely this easy, as seen when looking into the history of the Battle in Toutenburg…

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  • Battle Of Shenandoah

    second key event of Battle of Shenandoah is the appointment of General Sheridan as commander of General Grant’s General Grant’s new military division, the Middle Military Command that comprised of three departments, and charged him with clearing out the Shenandoah Valley. The Battle of Shenandoah 1864 had three major phases, which took place in a time of the battles. The first phase was the Battle of Third Winchester (September 19), which pitted General Sheridan’s Army of the Shenandoah amassing…

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  • Battle Of Stalingrad Outline

    The dreaded battle between the Germans and the Soviet Union during World War II was named the Battle of Stalingrad. “The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest battles in history, with combined military and civilian casualties of nearly 2 million,”( Staff, Battle of Stalingrad) The Battle of Stalingrad was a huge turning point in World War II. This battle had two of the biggest forces in World War II. The battle was between the invading Germans and the defenders of their…

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  • The Battle Of Gettysburg Analysis

    The Battle of Gettysburg is perhaps the most famous battle ever to be fought on American soil. The three-day long struggle, which saw intense fighting that pitted friend against friend and brother against brother, holds a special place in the American psyche. In the span of three days in July of 1863 the entire tone of the American Civil changed from certain confederate victory, to an impending federal rout. What happened over this time span that caused the sudden shift in momentum during the…

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  • Battle Of Stalingrad Essay

    The battle of Stalingrad is one of the most important battles in all of World War two for two reasons. It halted the German offensive, and it laid the foundation for future Russian victories. Without Stalingrad, the Russians would have had no hope for World War two, and had to have been defeated by the Nazi army. If Russia had fallen, it could have meant a whole new outcome to World War two, changing the world as we know it. Stalingrad held the original name of Tsaritsyn until the year of 1925.…

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