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    The poems and the excerpt from All Quiet on the Western Front reflect the horrible impact that the atrocious conditions of trench warfare had on the men who were fighting it. They all show that through the starvation, dysentery, fatigue, utilization of industrialized weaponry, and loss of life with no territorial gain, the people were finding it harder and harder to continue fighting, both mentally and physically. The leaders of armies at first used combatant war tactics, but this only resulted in millions of men wounded and hurt, because they were fighting a different kind of war. Trench warfare mainly resulted in little gain in territory with failed offenses quickly injuring and killing every nation’s supply of men and supplies. “As the…

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    The weaponry of World War I proclaimed the dawning of a new era of human conflict. The days of honorable combat were replaced with weapons of mass casualties such as machine guns and explosives of catastrophic proportions. But these tools of death paled in comparison to the horrors of chemical warfare. Poison gases removed the enemy, replacing him with a faceless horror that more resembled the superstitions and ghosts of the Dark Ages than the newest scientific advantages of the 20th century.…

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    against the German and Austro-Hungarian empires. The first major battle fought by Canadian troops in the First World War took place from 22 April to 25 May 1915, outside the Belgian city of Ypres. After arriving at Ypres, the Canadian soldiers took a position between the British and French division. Two Canadian brigades were in the front lines, with a third in reserve near Ypres. On April 22, at 5 p.m., the Germans released gas against the French 45th Division to the Canadians’ left. When it…

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    The night out was cold, about four degrees Celsius. Men were huddled up together, while others kept their eyes out for the German troops. The first battle of Ypres didn’t go so well, our enemies had used a new weapon on the French troops. It was some sort of deadly chemical weapon. It was April 21st, 1915, so far we didn’t know what to call this war. It was enormous, and affected most of the world. Poor Belgium wasn’t even a part of the force, but Germany tried to attack France by going through…

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    Helmuth Von Moltke and the Battle of the Marne Introduction By August, 1914 Europe had reached a boiling point. Germany and the Austro-Hungarian empire prepared themselves for an inevitable war against France and Russia. Germany had been planning for war for nearly two decades. Helmuth Johann Ludwig Von Moltke, German Chief of Staff, placed the fate of the entire German army into the success of the Schlieffen Plan, a grand mobilization plan he had inherited from his predecessor, which…

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    It was not only the first major battle of the Union and Confederate Armies, but it was also the Union’s first loss. The battle took place on 21 July 1861 and it referred as the battle of Manassas, however, became known as the Battle of the Bull Run due to meander stream where the battle took placed named Bull Run. It is important to point out that the battle was in repercussion from the attack of the Confederates Armies at Fort Sumter on 12 April 1861 near Charlestown South Carolina, “this is…

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    The Civil War was one of the first wars to be documented thoroughly with the aid of photography. Mathew Brady and his team of twenty-three men took great care to document the war thoroughly. Brady began his photography career in photography in 1844, opening a Daguerrean Miniature Gallery in New York City (Mathew Brady 's World - A Biographical Timeline). Brady gained permission from president Lincoln to follow the Union troops to document the war in 1861. Mathew Brady, his team and his…

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    The book This Republic of Suffering illustrates the great deal of hardship the American Civil War brought upon not only the soldiers fighting the battles along with the generals and political officials at the front of the war but also how the civilians were affected. The book shows how people of this time dealt with death and how the death of so many young soldiers would change their lives forever. It is evident after reading this book that the war brought many struggles that the American people…

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    The First Battle of Bull Run was not only a prelude to the way the Civil War would unfold but it highlighted the importance of intelligence and sound judgment. Bull Run, also known as the First Manassas, was the deadliest ground battle the United States had seen in any war up to that point (McDonald, 1999). The battle came after eleven southern states seceded from the union and pushed out union troops from Fort Sumter, South Carolina. The key mistakes made by the Federalist, Union Army, led…

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    Khayat hired Burson-Marstellor, a national public relations firm, to conduct a thorough image review of the university symbols and customs. Khayat ultimately adopted a rule that no one could bring a pointed object in the stadium, and signs were limited to 10 inches by 14 inches, to adhere to first amendment regulations (Carlton, 2013).The New York Times visit to Oxford in lieu of the flag controversy brought national attention to the University and the brand. Since then, the administration has…

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