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    wide an audience as possible, as accessible as possible to the general public. He had to convince as many people as possible that he was worthy of being let back into Athens. So he wrote in plain terms, but still made it entertaining. No one would read it if it wasn’t at least slightly interesting, so the battles are grand and the speeches grander, the soldiers are noble and the generals nobler, especially Xenophon himself “For I look upon you to be at once my country, my friends, and my fellow-soldiers, and consider that with you I shall be respected, wherever I may be” (1.3.6) . Xenophon makes Anabasis so entertaining that it is one of the few accounts of this war that survive. So, at least in this respect, Xenophon succeeds. Caesar, too, writes in a straightforward manor, but to a different effect. Caesar tells the play-by-play of events so matter-of-factly and so without embellishment that it’s all too easy to take his word for it. “In this Caesar avenged not only the public but also his own personal wrongs, because the Tigurini had slain Lucius Piso the lieutenant [of Cassius], the grandfather of Lucius Calpurnius Piso, his [Caesar 's] father-in-law, in the same battle as Cassius himself” (1.12) He doesn’t have to spend much time on detail to convince the reader, he already has a good reputation among the public for much of his word to be taken at face-value and no one would dare speak up against Caesar’s word. Caesar’s reputation is only tarnished and he’s working to…

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    The play “Julius Caesar” explained two men named Brutus and Antony who both presented speeches in front of their town with different meanings about the assassination of Caesar. Antony had to ask Brutus for permission to speak at Caesar’s funeral. His despairing emotion and speech drawed the crowds special attention. Antony speech does not show any praise of caesar but does show sympathy and memorable memories that caesar did for his town. This whole situation sums a complete catastrophe. If…

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    take place during wartime, this article will focus, ‘Julius Caesar, Gallic Wars’ and compare it with ‘The Winds Of War’ (a book which focuses on the events of World War II). Analysis The structure of the depiction of Alesia’s siege outlines the methods and strategies of Caesar, portrayed quite nicely in the book. On the off chance that one is to trust him, the result of the war then relied upon one single attack. This may have been right, yet the way that the war existed for two more years…

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    Throughout time constant communication was key to winning battles, especially in today’s modern military. Every commander must know what goes on, when, where and how constantly in order to effectively control their units. However, constant communication is never certain, and it is up every subordinate to be prepared to make on decisions on the spot in the mission. The United States army currently uses Mission Command, which is defined by ADRP 6-0 as the “exercise of authority and direction by…

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    species, and the Battle School would…

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    of this epidemic including the walking dead and their army of dread. In Continuation, there are not many characters that stick for the whole book except the interviewer. The interviewer is mysterious to some but a hero to others. He goes around the world to tell a story about this massive epidemic. From the book we can tell that he gives a lot of emotion and seeks the truth most of the time. He’ll go to extreme measures to get this story, that he’s NOT GETTING PAYED FOR, to basically sum up…

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    Ideal Command Brazil

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    We are all well aware that when our troops are cared for, they can perform better. A lot goes into maintaining healthy, proficient, and motivated troops. From my personal experience, I can assure everyone that one of the most important factors, aside from logistics, is the training environment. Yes, we should train as we fight. Yes, we do not choose the locations where we will be fighting in battle. However, when we do have the opportunity and resources to train in the perfect environment,…

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    the team would have. HE would be more worried about going home and about his family, who would probably be helping in a factory making weapons for this war that he doesn’t approve in. One thing that the country would benefit from is the surplus of payment from the military for weapons and supplies. Factories would be able to thrive on the business… however, soon the weapons would have a disproportionate amount of ammunition. Then either the country will fall into another Depression, or war would…

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    person limited point of view. Henry does not say why the war is happening or why he fights for the side he is on, instead he focuses on the battles of war. He goes into the war with a naive mindset because he has yet to see the horrors of war. The narrator says, “He had, of course, dreamed of battles all his life” (2). Henry sees the glory of war from the tales he had heard, which causes him to a having a burning to enlist. Henry Fleming is a young, naive soldier who worries about the reputation…

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    Kozak) LeMay was going to drop everything he had to end this war earlier. It was not just the Japanese who were caught off guard by LeMay’s actions but it was our own navy which “never believed LeMay could possibly use up all the incendiaries they had stockpiled. They were wrong. LeMay had to stop because he ran out.” (227 Kozak). Tactical Finally we have the tactical level of warfare which is defined as simply “how we fight” and this is the greatest showing of leadership and innovation that…

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