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    Enemy at the Gates, a film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, is the story of a Russian sniper named Vassili Zaitsev who fights in the Battle of Stalingrad. The film is set in the fall of 1942 in the destroyed city of Stalingrad, when Vassili Zaitsev rises from a grunt in the Russian Army to become the most known sniper in Russian history by demonstrating superior marksman abilities. Vassili did not become so popular alone; with the help of Commisar Danilov, a Chief Political Officer, they inform the world of the actions of Vassili by telling stories of how many Germans he had killed that day. By doing this, Russian morale skyrockets, creating more hope for the Russian cause than ever before. The Germans send their best sniper, Major Konig,…

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    “Would you be surprised if I told you that the Navy has credited you with... over 160 kills?” When Chris Kyle a Navy Seal Sniper during the Iraq war returned home he decided to see a therapist because he was having problems adjusting back to civilian life. During one of those sessions the therapist decided to ask him the question about the kills he is credited for. This credited kill amount is based off the amount of kills the Pentagon has credited him with. The movie “American Sniper” is based…

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    Enemy at the Gate is wonderful movie the battle of Stalingrad, and the story of Vasily Zaytsev. Enemy at the Gate is a 2001 movie directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. The film covers the life of Vasily Zaytsev a Soviet sniper during World War II, and one of the heroes of the Soviet Union during World War II. The movie is actually based on a 1973 book written by William Craig called Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad. The movie depicts the rise of Vasily during the Battle of Stalingrad…

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    Castles In The Middle Ages

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    Much of Europe during the middle ages was divided amongst lords. In order for them to defend the land and its people the lords would first have to defend themselves. To do this they built large homes called castles. The castle made defending the lands easier. Also it made it harder for enemies to attack because of the large walls. Castles were built on tall hills or in the center of the land to see the invaders attack and to govern the land. Originally, they were built with mud and wood. Which…

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    What Are Spiritual Gates

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    involved in them and they impact your life on a daily basis. Infact your very success, fulfillment or survival on this plane of existence depend on them - spiritual Gates. The addiction or problem that someone is going through might be as a result of a simple or negligible, yet destructive access made available at that gate. It could be as a result of bad association, marriage, divorce, friendship and bad parenting. It can also be because of love of money, a fling, inordinate experimentation,…

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    soldiers head-on. This was so effective that during one of their matches soon after learning this technique, one of toons paralyzed their legs without needing orders and conducted a successful attack on an enemy position. As Ender and his Dragon Army fought more battles and remained undefeated, Colonel Graff threw more challenges at them. He would give Dragon Army two matches in one day, or force them to fight two armies in the same match. Both these instances were unheard of at Battle School.…

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    passage about how people and cities will truly reap what they sow. He shows that pride has a fall and that this city must fall to its pride. The neighboring city to Edom is Jerusalem, so passing judgement on Edom is no only teaches Edom a lesson but also teaches Jerusalem how to truly love their enemies. There is a lot of imagery in this passage as well as a few parts that translation has made unclear and is hard to follow the relevance of such a short book in the bible. As we break down some…

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    fortress that housed lords, a King and Queen, Knights and other groups of people. Thousands of castles were built in places throughout Europe, such as Italy, Germany and England. Due to the significance of the people inside, lords needed to build the strongest defense possible to keep everyone safe. This led to many innovations in architecture and weaponry during the time of Siege Warfare. A typical, ancient castle in the Middle Ages may look like a colossal building from a distance but if an…

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    Hi Peeps In Heaven

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    Hi Peeps, Today's Quote "Out of this age will be birthed an amount of people chosen for Kingdom business and it is your job to become one of the chosen by God to labor on His Farm!" ~ Jon Barnes Unknown Numbers God has multiplies his creation of mankind so that he may choose the people who have hearts of love. If you don't love God, then you don't love yourself or your family, friends or enemies. Hell was not made for a fireworks display or some show of power, but for wicked lost souls to…

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    Inferno Hero's Journey

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    faced with many tests, meets allies, confronts enemies, and learns the rules of the special world. His ally is obviously Virgil because he will be guiding him through this eventful journey. Although in many stations the hero has weapons Dante’s weapon is his faith. He does not have physical weapons, but has to remain faithful in God during this journey. He is also faced with many enemies and tests. The sinners cause Dante to show sympathy for them because of their punishments they have to face.…

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