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  • Kokoda Pacific War Analysis

    Events in the pacific war led to Australia being involved in the battles of Kokoda, along with other pacific countries. Which steered many post war impacts on Australia. The battle of Kokoda had a significant impact in the war on the Pacific and Australia, ruining but yet building civilisations and making history within countries. Events in the pacific war in late 1941 and early 1942 of Japans conquer and determination to take of the Pacific; led to the July 1942, Kokoda jungle war in Papa New Guinea. For the first two years of the Pacific war Japan fought against Brittan allied with the United States and also had the upper hand. During 1941 Japanese forces quickly and successfully occupied Malaya, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Guam…

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  • Asia-Pacific War Turning Point

    World War II in the Pacific is sometimes called the Pacific War or the Asia-Pacific War. It was the theatre of World War II and it was a war fought in the Pacific Ocean between United States and East Asia. After the chaos at Pearl Harbor, caused by Japan, the Japanese quickly gained control over almost all of the Pacific. They controlled the Philippines to Burma, to the Aleutians, and to the Solomon’s. However, Japan weren’t strong enough to control that much Earth. As a result, the turning…

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  • Descriptive Essay About A Cruise

    Tossing and turning, I could not sleep the night before our cruise to Ensenada, Mexico. Excitement had gotten the best of me. It was the day of the cruise. We all met 5:30am sharp outside of our friend Aaron’s house. All of us carpooled together in Joey’s car and hit the road to Long Beach, California; where it is the home of the Carnival Corporation’s Long Beach Cruise Terminal. When we arrived we can see all the cruise ships that were departing that day. First we went through the terminals,…

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  • South China Case Study

    The current state of the Pacific is becoming increasingly complex and delicate. Although the Pacific Air Force’s dedication to “working with our allies and partners to deter aggression, increase burden sharing, and maintain peace and stability.” is still being maintained, local state actors have made it increasingly difficult for restoring stability in the region, primarily the aggressive actions of China in the South China Sea. As stated in the U.S. Pacific Command’s Posture Statement, “Chinese…

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  • The Hawaiian Dream Analysis

    How is it that some volcano in the middle of the Pacific ocean exploded in this exact spot? How did the birds survive, how did the soil get ground down from the spiky lava? How did the plants grow? This is paradise on Earth. This is the Hawaiian Dream. Hot damn, talk about freak volcanic eruptions and even freakier ornithological survival rates. Sitting on a jet plane to Waikiki, you read about Cook’s first impressions of Hawai’i, discovered tracking the course of Venus, goddess of love while…

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  • The Battle Of Midway: Lessons Learned

    The Battle of Midway: Lessons Learned In the months following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by the Empire of Japan, the United States found itself embroiled in conflict in two theaters of war; in Europe, North Africa, and the Atlantic as well as in the Pacific. Through the preceding years, the United States cautiously escalated its support for the Allied countries in the European theater with Anglo-American partnership programs such as the Lend-Lease Act and Destroyers…

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  • The Importance Of US Leadership In The Free World

    is closely watching China’s ongoing relationship with Eritrea and Saudi Arabia, which annexed the worn-torn nation of Yemen in 2018, after a three-year war with the Iranian-supported Houthi forces. U.S. naval forces became involved in the conflict after repeated attacks on maritime shipping and U.S. naval assets in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait. The threat to the freedom of navigation transiting through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait to reach the Suez Canal was the main catalyst for conflict in the year…

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  • South Pacific Themes

    “When all you care about is here, this is a good place to be.” ~ Rossano Brazzi (as Emile De Becque) in South Pacific It is interesting how human nature rarely fails to find an adversary. Even without fighting in a monumental war, we find a battle, and we only need to look inward to find it. Often times the battles fought within are amongst the greatest, most trying conflicts, as they are against the self. This battle is apparent in the musical South Pacific, where blurred battle lines…

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  • Tsunami Research Paper

    earthquakes are known to be the main cause of tsunamis, these enormous waves can occur due to occurrences such as rapid changes in the atmospheric pressure or volcanic eruptions. These waves are formed in a series, sometimes referred to as a “wave train.” There is never just one wave when a tsunami occurs. Typically, the first wave of a tsunami is not the strongest; waves that occur later on usually hold the most power and cause the most destruction. The waves of tsunamis can reach heights of…

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  • Was American Imperialism Justified

    in Cuba as the uprising towards Spanish rule was taking place. Without notice, the USS Maine was blown up. The US took its chance and blamed Spain, sparking the Spanish-American war. In Document 12, we see how America, with little, actual evidence, accused the foreign power. This event gave the United States an opening to get into Cuba to expand their territory; which will be explained in the next paragraph. Based on research done after Cuba was taken over by the US though, we see that the…

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