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  • The Charlie Company: An Analysis

    Soldiers of the Charlie Company were ordered by Lieutenant Calley, on March 16, 1968, to leave the village of My Lai destroyed. During the Vietnam War, the United States supported South Vietnam and were in the process of fighting North Vietnam because of their communistic viewpoints. The fighting had been different than any other war, the Viet Cong's fighting style consisted of sneaky sniper attacks and booby traps. Their fighting style had aggravated the United States soldiers and they soon…

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  • Fashion Trends In The 70's

    The 1970’s was a strange and growing time. Music continued to explode with new genres of music such as disco, hip-hop, punk rock, and heavy metal. Some bands and music artist that emerged popular in the 70’s were David Bowie, the Bee Gees, Queen, James Brown, as well as Creedence Clearwater Revival (Peoples Hist.). The fashion was an ever changing thing of the 70’s. Some fashion trends that occurred in the 70’s were bellbottoms, tie dye shirts, flower power, and mod clothing. It was quite the…

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  • Sexism In Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

    In Tim O’Brien’s novel, The Things They Carried, he shows the struggles that American soldiers’ experience in the Vietnam war. In one of the short stories the “Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong” one of the soldiers, Mark Fossie, brings over Mary Anne Bell, his high school sweetheart, from back home. She quickly becomes curious about her surroundings in a foreign country far from home and what occurs around them in Vietnam, where she learns of the power and destruction of war. Mary Anne Bell…

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  • Essay On Landmine In Vietnam

    Landmines in Vietnam From 1955 to 1975, the country of Vietnam was at war with itself and American forces. Starting in 1969, American troops aided South Vietnam in its war to prevent a communist takeover by North Vietnam, who wanted to unify the country under the communist rule. The use of landmines, an explosive mine laid on or just under the surface of the ground, arose during the Second World War and quickly became popular due to their success (land mine, 1979). After World War Two, they…

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  • The Vietnam War: Film Analysis

    The Vietnam war is a war between the United States and Vietnam in response of the Vietnam 's support of communism. Truman was afraid that if Vietnam was left communism, more countries will join communism and the domino theory will become true which will cause major problems for the United States. The people who paid the price of this war were the brave United States ' soldiers in which they got affected by this war in different ways whether by losing their life or by beliefs that their life is…

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  • Vietnamization Of America Analysis

    America from the 1950’s to the 1970’s was in complete turmoil. The Vietnam War had taken over and fear was instilled into the lives of Americans everywhere. There was the fear of being drafted, the fear of loved ones leaving, the fear of loved ones dying, and the fear of war itself. Although society wanted to believe the war was notable and heroic, many did not think that way. Men who were sent over to Vietnam during the war were stripped of their lives and forced to adapt to life under attack.…

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  • Importance Of Re-Socialization

    The Importance of Re-Socialization While growing up in Wilmington, CA, a familiar sight on my daily walks to the corner store or to a tea shop a few blocks away was the sight of a homeless man. Every day, I would pass by several homeless men but there was one individual in particular that always stood out to me. His legs had been bandaged up for years and he would always sit in the same spot with his wheelchair, smiling and greeting people as they passed by. He would just sit there and…

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  • The Changes In Europe After World War II

    For 6 years World War 2 was fought and thousands of towns and villages were destroyed. Millions of people either homeless or died in the fight. This was a horrible time for the world. Millions of people all over having to start over and try to pick up the piece of their shattered lives. Europe had to do something after the war. It had to rebuild itself; it had to be better than before. This is what the people wanted and what they deserve. The people rallied together to bring change to their…

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  • Stereotypes In I Love Lucy

    the French regime is Sy, a cruel and sadistic man who serves as a major stopping force for Cuong in the later part of the film, and as his commanding officer earlier on. With the cast laid out, it’s time to bring attention towards the main encompassing message that the film lays forth. The Rebel, presents a side of French history that isn’t often discussed in modern society, and coincides quite handedly with American, and European…

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  • Pierre Poujade Analysis

    represents this convoluted arrangement of ideals better than Pierre Poujade. As a simple shopkeeper, Poujade rose from an artisan background to become a French politician whose political views were as obscure as they were sharply worded. A truly polarizing figure, Poujade exploited the true weakness of the failed Fourth Republic, the inability to restore French identity and dignity post-World War 2. Through an analysis of the antecedents of Poujadism, a discussion of how Pierre Poujade saw…

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