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    He needed to influence and inspire others to do what he told them, and that he did. Colonel St. Clair McKelway knew LeMay and he held public reations post as a Lt.Col before retiring and writing for The New Yorker. He spoke about General LeMAy and his effect on people in great detail. He says LeMAy was “a tough man” with “the kind of toughness that comes from… innate sensitivity,… innate goodness and hard, clear honesty.” (Coffey, 159). When talking to other officers McKelway notice they “simply received LeMAy’s confidence and were breaking their necks to prove that his judgement was sound in trusting them to do their jobs” (Coffey, 159). A man with this type of influence was trusted by Hap Arnold to bring America to victory and because he could inspire his people in such a manner the job was…

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    Fire And Fury Analysis

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    War is hell…..This is even more so with the technology build up in the post World War I period that brought new challenges to allied military leaders and a tremendous dichotomy in United States aviation warfare strategy of World War II. Both in Fire and Fury by Randall Hansen, and Herman Wolk’s Cataclysm: General Hap Arnold and the Defeat of Japan, follow key allied leaders and their bombing strategies. In Fire and Fury, Hansen asserts that the American daylight precision bombing was more…

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    Rollins claimed it does not get any better. Maggie’s morality goes from bad to worse to non-existent, until she eventually is killed working the streets. Soon, research and case studies began to become popular showing the affects and costs of this degradation. Even President Roosevelt delivered a speech on the social and moral issues arising. The terms ‘fit’ and ‘unfit’ began to apply evolutionary theories onto society and individuals. As the popularity grew surrounding these issues, so did the…

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    The Devil in the White City by: Erik Larson Crown Publishing Group, 2003, and 447 The book "The Devil in the White City" is about the serial killer H.H. Holmes and the architect of the World's Fair Daniel H. Burnham. Who was Daniel H. Burnham? Burnham was a man who rose to prominence. In 1893 Chicago won the bid for the World's Exposition. The architects chosen were Burnham and his partner John Root, Burnham and John needed to build something to give their city a better reputation. Burnham…

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    Webster Mudgett) uses his skills of manipulation, charm, and deceit to commit several crimes, including theft, insurance fraud, and murder during the 1893 Chicago World 's Fair. Herman Webster Mudgett was a notorious criminal, responsible for hundreds of deaths, however he was not completely at fault. Many serial killers, themselves, are victims of traumatic events or a psychological disorder. For them, killing is vital for their survival and something they can’t control. In the Devil in the…

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    Daniel Burnham

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    The Devil in the White City is written by Erik Larson, an author that takes historical events but instead of just explaining the events, he leaves his readers at the edge of their seats, wanting more, and explains gaps that are left in history regarding the events of this book. This book is set during the World's Columbian Exposition or better known as the World’s Fair of 1893. The book is based on two men that are on the opposite side of the spectrum in society: Daniel Burnham, the architect of…

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    Erik Larson, the author of The Devil in the White City, was born on January 3, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied Russian history at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated at the top of his class. One year later, Larson enrolled at another Ivy League School, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he graduated in 1978. After starting his career as a journalist for The Bucks County Courier Times in Pennsylvania, he worked for The Wall Street Journal, Time…

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    Devil In The White City

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    Sometimes, he would fill the hotel rooms with gas and his guests would silently die in their sleep, or he would use chloroform soaked rags and suffocated them to death. After he murdered his guests, he would then burn their bodies at the bottom of the hotel’s basement. From these crimes, Holmes is said to be one of America’s first known serial killers (Larson, 2003). Furthermore, building the fair was a long and brutal process since it had to be completed in a short about of time. Daniel H.…

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    Still, hesitancy was palpable among officers to change, although this did not matter to Churchill who heavily embraced the new system. Even with his deep love for the sea and navy, Churchill was also a huge proponent of the potential of aviation and a naval air arm. In December of 1911 he promoted creating a Royal Naval Air Service within the Admiralty. Although the Exchequer refused him funding three times, they relented in 1912 and the navy started flying in England. Unfortunately, the navy…

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    Inciting Event

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    Inciting Event In 1893 the whole of United States celebrates the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the America's and the World's Columbian Exposition opens to waiting public. In the nearby Chicago community of Englewood resides a businessman, a doctor, and the United States first documented serial killer, Dr. H.H. Holmes. First Plot Point As the trains which shall overwhelm Chicago with tourist and people seeking new opportunities so is it occupied by predators…

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