Mount Samat

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 35 - About 346 Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Homa Masaharu

    • 1127 Words
    • 5 Pages

    During the times of WWII, a series of brutal men were attempting to control the world: Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, and Benito Mussolini. That’s just some of the examples from other occurring genocide in the World. In this case the Japanese, there are men involved that go by the name of Hedeki Tojo, Edward King Jr., and Homma Masaharu. At the end of it all Homma Masaharu was help responsible for the death march, “war crime” and was finally executed by a firing squad on the day of April 3rd, 1946. These men listed before were all involved in taking over the Americans, and Filipinos on a 65-mile Death March, from the Southern end of the Bataan Peninsula, all the way to San Fernando (Networks, 2016). This took place several hours right after the Pearl Harbor Attack on December 7th, 1941. Japanese invaded the American airfields in the Philippines (Alchin, 2016). All in the first month of the invasion the Japanese had captured Manila, which is the capital of the Philippines. In addition to that the American and Filipino defenders of Luzon, which is where the island where Manila is located, were also forced to make their way to the Bataan Peninsula. At the end of the three months, the Japanese invaded and combined US and Filipino army, despite a lack of naval and air support (Networks, 2016). At the start of this the Japanese were very successful, because of how well the Japanese had outnumbered the United States and Filipino forces. These forces held for 99 days, and were forced…

    • 1127 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Superior Essays

    danger to others. The main people that get injured would be their guides, which most of the time would be Sherpas. Sherpas put themselves in danger each day to earn money to feed themselves or their family. In most cases, they risk too much and end up dead just to help other live their dream. That then leaves their family members with a loss and moring feelings. Sherpas dying is just one reason to why they should ban expeditions if the climbers are not experienced. Other reasons would be that,…

    • 1661 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Great Essays

    cheerily carrying three enormous photo albums, “I can’t believe you have so many pictures of you and Dad. There must be so many memories you two shared.” “Oh, thank you dear,” I said smiling. “Would you like to go through them with me?” I asked. Amelia eagerly agreed, and she sat at the foot of my bed flipping through the frail pages of the oldest photo album from around the late 1940s early 1950s. Amelia asked, “How did you meet Dad? Was it love at first sight?” I started telling her how I…

    • 1119 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Mount Rushmore Case Study

    • 1002 Words
    • 4 Pages

    South Dakota. Delegate Peter Norbeck of South Dakota grasped the proposal, and government financing helped the try. Robinson asked to outline and stone carver Gutzon Borglum to shape and mastermind the notable point. Borglum utilized Mount Rushmore for the model since it was with everything taken into account the most simple and stable of the pretends to oversee. Mount Rushmore is one of our most infamous national critical points, portraying the attributes of past U.S. presidents George…

    • 1002 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    The Owens Valley Analysis

    • 2352 Words
    • 10 Pages

    Introduction Postulated to be the result of either a long-runout landslide, or a structural pop-up, the Poverty Hills present a unique problem in the geologic community. Located on the western-most edge of the Basin and Range Province in eastern California (Fig.1), and within the Owens Valley basin, flanked by the Sierra Nevada and Inyo/White mountain ranges to the west and east, respectively. The hills are of particular interest as they represent an unusual combination of lithologies,…

    • 2352 Words
    • 10 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Lord Byron Influences

    • 1050 Words
    • 5 Pages

    was a notorious writer that influenced and gave light to many events, life subjects, and even other writings. Byron was known for writing poems that could be viewed In many different ways. A perfect example of his art can be the short poem titled “Darkness”. According to an article, “7 Real Natural Events that Inspired Works of Science Fiction” written by Lauren Davis, Byron was in a small group that included other writers such as: Mother of Frankenstein, Mary Shelly and author of the poem The…

    • 1050 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    expressed a pre-Darwinian skepticism, and although the two men presented their feelings differently, both adopted Biblical language to express a religious uncertainty. In canto 96 of “In Memoriam” Tennyson relates the story of God commanding the law to Moses on Mount Sinai, from Exodus 19 to 32, and "although the trumpet blew so loud," the Israelites still worshipped false idols (Black 228). In Exodus, God instructs Moses in direct, final statements, closed to interpretation. The worship…

    • 1200 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    NAME OF THE FILM: TOUCHING THE VOID. DIRECTOR: KELVIN MACDONALD YEAR: 2003 This documentary talks more about climbers. To start with, the journey started as a routine climb for two professional mountain climbers, but was quickly transformed into a disastrous ordeal that tested both climbers’ strength and mental fortitude. Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald created a documentary film touching the Void, which is based on a book written by Joe Simpson recapping the events of this historic…

    • 1554 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Everest View Trek Essay

    • 1961 Words
    • 8 Pages

    The Marvel View or The Everest View Trek Imagine a stunning 360 degree view of world's tallest mountain peak of the world. Here you actually get that privilege! If you've got a sense of adventure, this is the ideal mountaineering tour for you. It’s for those who dream to view Mount Everest and be part of the the Sherpa culture. During this Everest view trek you pass through the Everest national park and pine forest, where Rhododendron flowers glow and you find diversity in wildlife. Spend a few…

    • 1961 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Summary Of Tikki-Tavi '

    • 759 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Taking Risks to Undertake a Mission People often take risks to undertake a mission. For example, Ahmedi climbed a mountain on a prosthetic leg to reach freedom. Aengus wandered hollow lands to find the girl he fell in love with that disappeared. Rikki-tikki-tavi took the risk to go into the cobra hole and kill the cobras to protect a British family. Ahmedi and Aengus both have to travel somewhere to accomplish their goal, while Rikki-tikki risked his life to protect a British-English family;…

    • 759 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 35