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    Although this battle in the Pacific War is not considered as one of the major turning point, people will still remember the gruesome infamous “Bataan Death March” that Filipinos and American troops experienced against the Japanese forces, which was the Fall of Bataan. From December 1941 to May 1942, U.S and the Philippines forces fought desperately to resists against the Japanese invasion of the main island, Luzon. Philippines Defense Organization are consists of United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) and appointed commander was General Douglas McArthur and became United States Forces in the Philippines (USFIP) was created after McArthur departed the Philippines to Australia and led by Lieutenant General Jonathan Wainwright along…

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    Bataan Death Scenarios

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    Within a month, Manila was captured and the U.S. - Filipino Army quickly started to run out of necessary supplies needed for survival. People who are educated enough to know what the Japanese did back in the 1940’s have the mindset of them being cruel and vicious people. However, the Japanese are not as violent and brutal as they were in the Philippine Bataan Death March as they have evolved in economics, culture, and the practice of democracy from U.S. influence (A&E Television Networks, 2014).…

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    Homa Masaharu

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    there are men involved that go by the name of Hedeki Tojo, Edward King Jr., and Homma Masaharu. At the end of it all Homma Masaharu was help responsible for the death march, “war crime” and was finally executed by a firing squad on the day of April 3rd, 1946. These men listed before were all involved in taking over the Americans, and Filipinos on a 65-mile Death March, from the Southern end of the Bataan Peninsula, all the way to San Fernando (Networks, 2016). This took place several hours right…

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    the public thinks is that women are just now starting to begin to take part in war. Most of these people have never considered that these women have been serving for longer than they would ever consider. These current women are not the pioneers of the women solider, they are the direct ancestors of the women that fought in the past. It is genuinely surprising that a majority of people are still to this day surprised when they speak to a women that says she has served her country. The reason it…

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    Themes In World War Z

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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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    Military Power House Essay

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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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    was, especially in the area of military supremacy. It is understood by competing political parties that America’s military needs reform. This, however, is not a single definition idea. The source of protection and power of the United States is smaller than ever in comparison of percentage. When the armed services are again needed in larger quantities, it is possible that the means of acquiring these numbers will demonstrate the depth of American possibilities in a new and previously…

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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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    The ability to overcome tough obstacles in an individual's life is known as human resilience. The book “Boys in the boat”, written by Daniel James Brown, is about a young man named Joe Rantz, who is on the rowing team for the University of Washington. He had to overcome many challenges regarding his past, but it didn’t stop him from gaining a spot on the United States Olympic crew team. He helped lead his team to victory, despite the hardships of living alone as a teenager. The second story…

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    Should Women Serve in the Military? In the military there are certain standards that have to be kept up and met. A commanding officer doesn’t want to see another petty officer disobey or fail to follow commands. Male soldiers have always been used as the ideal fighting machine, but in recent studies it has been shown that women could possess the same potential as men. As research continues to expand, women are seen to be ideal, if not as equally ideal as a man in battle. In the military there…

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