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    We love to root for our team. As a result, the back and forth between the Air Force and the Navy provided a sports emphasise the public fed into. This rivalry permeated the operation. Operation Crossroads now had two purposes, to learn about the effect of nuclear weapons and to unite American defenses. Another goal that possibly could have been to worry more about the native Bikinians. Shown on cameras and broadcasted, were videos and pictures of natives smiling and waving while leaving their land. Another video depicted an American soldier explaining that these tested were for the “benefit of the world.” Did they really accept their fate so joyously? It didn’t matter. Americans yearned for the heros the Bikinians were made out to be. The kindness that the Americans soldiers were showing. It was sublime, the video of the willing natives leaving so the Americans could complete their mission to “benefit the world.” Operation Crossroads was such an alluring topic due to the heavy propaganda, protest and experimental nature it radiated. Newspapers also published much information about the mission, making it accessible to those who didn’t have the new technology, radios. People sat in their homes and drooled at the sound of the booming numbers being counted off through their radios. 5..…

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    Warfare In The Middle Ages

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    It is debatable whether siege warfare became as important as it was due to the presence of the defensive monstrosities that were castles or if it was siege warfare that led to the advancement of castles, but siege warfare is a key focus regardless. When analyzing medieval warfare, some historians make the mistake of ignoring siege engines or warfare and instead choose to focus their inquiry on knights or horses . Knights on horseback had a minor impact on siege warfare, which was the leading…

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    Medieval Castle Essay

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    Tall stone walls, numerous holes located throughout the property, crumbling bricks, narrow hallways, small stairwells. These are just some of the features of the crumbling medieval castles that still stand today. Yet, only a few hundred years ago, these castles were the homes of the wealthy and a shield for the low-lights in society. The bigger and stronger the castle, the more wealth was shown, and the better protected the people of the village were. A successful medieval European castle would…

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    Medieval Battels

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    The Castel Medieval castles were built to be as defensive as possible. Every part of them was designed to make sure that the castle was as strong as it could be, and could hold out against sieges - which could sometimes last months. The Outer Curtain Wall The ‘curtain wall’ was a stone wall which wrapped around the outside of a castle. This wall was the main layer of defense, and it was very strong - for example, the curtain wall of Caerphilly Castle in Wales was more than 2 meters (that’s more…

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    and castles that date back to Medieval times scattered all over the beautiful countryside. Most of the castles found in Ireland were built using stone. Many of them date back to the 1100's. The Irish started building castles after the Normans invaded the country. There were castles built all over Ireland's beautiful countryside. Many of them now lie in ruins. There are others that have been restored. Many of the castles are open to the public. The Bunratty Castle was built in the 15th…

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    Bodam Castle Essay

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    the most spectacular private castle of the decade. Bodiam is the kind of castle that most people imagine when they think what a medieval castle is supposed to look like, with its large stone walls and towers surrounded by moat looking very dramatic and highly defensive. Bodiam to this day remains very intact and is one of the most visually striking medieval England castles. The only time that Bodiam castle was under threat was during the Wars of Roses, when forces of Richard III were sent to…

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    Imagine walking through a town in the 1500s, and noticing a large tower with openings all around the base; this tower isn’t meant to keep enemies out, no it’s probably a blast furnace. This is tool invented back in the 1300s which we still use today. There are many things to note about the blast furnace such as what it is, how it works, it’s history, and it’s application. The medieval Blast Furnace could be described as a large tower. The Blast Furnace has many features that stand out such…

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    History The Tower of London started in the 11th century as a castle and palace. The tower was begun by William the Conqueror. Over the years the tower has seen changes and expansions. First, the prison was added in 1100. Secondly, ever since the 1600’s many Jewel have been stored in the tower. Third, exotic animals first made their appearance in 1255. Lastly, up until 1810 the royal mint was located at the tower. The Prison People who ended up in the tower were usually imprisoned there for…

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    servants, specialists, and tradesmen that lived in the castle also. They also considered the location of the castle, to make sure it's in a good city but also that it's architecture will help put it in a good position to defend itself. The reason the architecture was so important was because the main objective was making the castle as defensive as possible. There is an obvious connection between medieval castles and cities, for both relied on well-built fortifications to withstand attack and…

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    Castles were constantly being changed. They had to change defences so it could be could be as defensive as possible. It had to be defensive enough to survive a siege which could go on for months. They did not only change defence such as walls and weapons but they also changed what was inside because the first castle only trained knights but they upgraded it so now it has a chapel, living rooms and the king and queen can own a castle. Why did castle designs Change? They had to change the designs…

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