Black Liberation Army

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  • American Soldier Simulation Analysis

    For the first half of 2nd trimester, I experienced being a vietnam soldier in a simulation. We did this activity so we could experience what it 's like being a soldier during a time of war. During this simulation we went through different events that were similar to what the soldiers went through. We learned about the strategies that both offenses used and the brutality the american government used on the vietnamese. In this essay, I describe and compare the life of an actual soldier in combat…

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  • PTSD Nation Event Analysis

    Event Analysis of “PTSD Nation: Art and Poetry from Survivors of War, Gun Violence and Domestic Abuse” Art is an expression of feeling or thought, and to different people, meanings and functions of art will be different. According to the director of my college’s Art Department, “In the case of public art that was made for a specific site in the city, the artist may have been expected to design a piece that responded to the appearance, purpose, or history of that site” (Lecture). I think the…

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  • Technology: The Impact Of Advanced Technology On The Military

    “ By the 20th century, military organizations confronted the problem of not only adapting to technological changes in peace time, but also the fact that war itself has inevitably turned up the speed of technological change”. The first Gulf War constitutes a turning point in the history of modern conflicts essentially because of the integration of technology into all levels of military operations. War was always been a declaration of hostility between two opposing groups clashed over a…

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  • Theme Of Grief In Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

    The Neverending War War will never end for the soldiers who are among the living, the ones who have seen the end are dead. The novel The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien tells what he and his fellow soldiers had experienced in the vietnam war, during and after, what they had to do and how they feel. There thought’s were not only just on the war, but on their family and friends. In the soldiers heads, they are constantly thinking of the past, mostly the war, and what they had to do. In the…

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  • Komunyakka And Owen Analysis

    O”Brien, Komunyakka, and Owen were soldiers who each wrote a text describing soldiers at war from their personal point of view. O”Brien described in his text “The things they carried,” the physical, mental, and emotional things soldiers carried. Komunyakka expresses in his text “Facing It” how the soldiers must face death and reality at the same time and in Komunyakkas’ text “We Never Know” he is connecting emotionally with a fallen enemy soldier through a picture of a women. In Owen’s text…

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  • Nonfiction Elements In Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

    War changes people. The Vietnam war changed many soldiers, families, and countries who were affected. This war was different from the other wars we had fought in the past. It was long and, it lasted years longer than they had expected. The war became increasingly unpopular at home in the United States. The Things They Carried is a historical fiction novel that follows Tim O’Brien, who is also the protagonist of the book- and his fellow soldiers in the Alpha Company during the Vietnam war. Tim…

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  • 11 Year 11 Child Persuasive Speech

    Imagine a young, innocent, 11 year old boy. Now imagine a young, innocent, 11 year old boy with a military personnel helmet on twice the size of his head, holding an automatic rifle that is almost the same size as his frail little body. Imagine this boy looking left, right, up, down, and all he sees is blood, bullets flying, and dead bodies all around. All he hears is the sound of gunfire and screaming voices, trembling as he runs and hides in fear of his life. What is going through this child’s…

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  • Women's Role In The Civil War

    on the battlefield(Georgia 221). The Civil War required women to take on greater role and aid the soldiers in anyway that they can. That required women to become experienced in medical fields. "20,000 women who served as nurses, more than 3,000 were army nurses filling positions that did not exist before the war."(Barney 1).Women not only took on roles as nurses but they were also…

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  • The Things They Carry Literary Analysis

    When we as the reader read stories we wonder what the setting is like in the story. We want to know the location is like and also want to know what type of weather the main character has to deal with throughout the story. Also with the setting comes the time period that the story takes place. We notice in stories that the time period can really mean a lot in stories. This semester we have read a few stories where the setting was a main factor in the story. A story that I read so far where the…

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  • Ball Turret Gunner Paraphrase

    In “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner,” the usage of metaphors and imagery throughout Jarrell’s poem helps the reader understand the overall theme of how war can cause death and wreak havoc in a young person, how can be a struggle for the soldier’s family, and how disappointing it is when a man doesn’t reach his full potential in life because of being forced to go to war. Jarrell uses key words throughout his poem to show us how war can be a terrible thing, especially for the young people…

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