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    In the article published January 6, 2016 in the American Thinker titled “Obamas Gun Control Lies”, Michael Filozof is attempting to demonstrate that Obama is violating the Fifth Amendment of the Bill of rights by trying to introduce new and stricter laws in regards to gun control. He attempts to show the “lies” behind Obamas proposal and compares him to that of other dictators in history. The first paragraph of the article Filozof makes use of name calling and euphemisms, which speak more to his…

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    Ecstasy: A Short Story

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    They call me a rifle, but I feel unneeded. I am so tired of my owner. She is always so rude and hands me off to all of her friends. Her friends then drop me. Without a doubt most of her friends toss me with no technique and always drop me. If they don’t know how to toss me then they shouldn’t. First of all, I find it so ironic people like throwing heavier, shorter equipment if they can’t even properly throw and catch a longer, lighter pole. They expect people to do better with me, but trust…

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    he will get her one and leaves. Act 2 Howitzer is seen looking at himself in the mirror. Grux tells Howitzer that there arer 3 girls waiting for him(Dekker , The Fey and Lt Belica). Howitzer tells himself that he looks good and is good. Then he leaves. He goes to Sparrow who is outside in her garden. Howitzer asks her how she is doing. Sparrow says she is doing fine and Howitzer asks her if she needs any help but Sparrow politely turns it down. Howitzer asks if she wants company but she also…

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    Battle Artillery

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    Ally front. The Germans used survivability moves with batteries, causing devastating losses to the Allies. Boresight was a big important step in positioning the howitzers on the battlefield. It gave the Gun crews to capability of using direct fire on the approaching enemy, which was used very frequently during the battle. Towed howitzers were key in offense and defense in the battle. During the weather with frozen mud and elements of terrain made artillery easy targets for both sides…

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    During the Battle of Yorktown the Americans and French used three different types of artillery which where categorized as howitzers, cannons, and mortars. Each piece of artillery had a different use or propose during the battle. Since the artillery was not as precise as it is today, the success of the artillery fell upon the expertise and talent of the gun crews. Most crews where a six man team made up of a Gun Commander, Firer, Vent Tender, Ram and Sponge, Worm and Loader, Powder Handler,…

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    Air Defense History

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    Many people may not know that Air Defense Artillery lineage comes from Coastal Artillery Corps. It was created after the revolutionary war in order to protect the United States coasts against naval attacks and bombardments by ships. Air Defense Artillery has come a long way and has had to continuously evolve in order to protect the US from adversaries and danger. From the Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M-16 Halftrack to Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, the mission has always been to protect…

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    Full Battle Analysis of the Conflict at Chipyong-Ni Throughout the history of the world, there have been conflicts between countries and their neighbors. Many of these conflicts have resulted in wars that have raged on across borders and homelands. Some of the most defining battles throughout our world history have taken place overseas in foreign land where the enemy has the supreme advantage. One of the most decisive and important battles in the worlds history was the Battle of Chipyong-Ni.…

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    The Civil War was a time in which many innovations were created. Many of the inventions impacted present day weapons and field artillery. One of the most common used weapon used happened to be the cannon. Cannons were used on both the Union and Confederate side, because mobility was important. Many soldiers liked how the cannon provided direct contact. Robert P. Parrot is a man known to many people during this time as an inventor. He invented many field artillery used during the Civil War.…

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    energy needs. The Russian military is also one of the most powerful in the world. Reforms in 2008 meant that Russia was updating and and modernizing its military. With around 750,000 troops, and a the third largest military budget in the world Russia is a reinvigorated power. Russia also plans to increase their military budget in the coming years. Additionally with a stockpile of around 7,700 nuclear weapons the Russian Federation can blow the world to bits and still have Nuclear warheads to…

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    What are the things that tend to keep you busy and take up a vast majority of your time? Is it school, work, your hobbies, or your friends and family? Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily activities that we forget why we do them. The things that keep me busy the most in my life are my work, school, and my family. All of these things are in some way or another important and well connected to my way of life. Work seems to take up the majority of my time and energy. It is an important aspect…

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