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    arrival for the Triple Entente, yet anticipated by the Germans. Due to political turmoil between Washington and Berlin and military actions by Germany involving the reinstated the use of unrestricted submarine warfare, America declared war on Germany on April 4, 1917. However, the U.S. Army and Navy had never participated in a war that was outside of their own borders and their soldiers lacked the training that would help them be successful in the trenches of France, Belgium, and Germany. This created the massive need for training to be instituted among the ranks, as well as creating a unique atmosphere for American officers to experiment with tactics that utilized the new technology present during the war, and military aviation was no exception. Young American officers did their part in developing the tactics used by military aviators and advancing the Allied war effort in the air, yet…

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    Louisiana Maneuvers

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    coordination of arms and services was largely a matter of theory. Post WW I, twenty years of inadequate funding and bare bone units had made the U.S. Army little more than a token establishment. On 1 September 1939, the day that Germany's attack on Poland signaled the beginning of World War II, the U.S. Army ranked approximately seventeenth in effectiveness among the armies of the world, just behind that of Romania. The Regular Army totaled less than 190,000 personnel. Of 174,000 enlisted men,…

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    Leadership Philosophy My leadership philosophy was acquired while serving this great nation in two branches of service; the United States Air Force (USAF) (1985 – 1995), the United States Army Reserves (USAR) (2010 – 2012) and the USAR Active Guard Reserve (AGR) (2012 – Present). During this 14 year timeframe I developed the morals and values that shaped me into a better, well rounded, Soldier. My military background added a knowledge base that cannot be learned in our educational system.…

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    The United States entered World War II on December 7, 1941 after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After this women began to take a role in helpping the war effort after men enlisted in the military and rushed off to war. Many women started to loose their homemaker image and work outside the home. By 1945 one out of every four married women worked outside of the home. These women changed everyday women 's roles by working in industry, military, and the community around them. World…

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    made many significant contributions to the AMEDD community throughout his 19 years of Active Duty service. Currently serving as Program Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center he is molding the next generation of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and providing excellent surgical results. LTC Ryhn has served the AMEDD in the admin realm as well as clinical. He has led troops as a Medical Service Corps (MSC) officer from Platoon Leader all…

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    Tuskegee Airmen Influence

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    of America we still had not changed much in the way of racism and bias-ism. It started for them around late 1930s, when a group of young black Americans wanted to become pilots in the United States military which was completely unheard of, because black Americas “couldn 't fly and fight”…

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    M1 Garand Rifle

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    development of advanced planes, guns, and the nuclear bomb ultimately led to the end of the war by causing mass destruction and millions of casualties. B. The development of the advanced technological M1 Garand rifle in World War II (helped the infantry soldiers in WWII) essentially help led to the end of the war. The M1 Garand rifle was a highly-acclaimed rifle for the United States in World War II. As the standard infantry rifle of the Second World War, the Garand saw combat throughout…

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    Louis Zamperini was a olympian who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and was scheduled to compete in the 1940 Tokyo Olympics. The Olympics was cancelled due to WWII. Zamperini due to the cancellation of the Olympic enrolled in the Army Air Corps. He was later captured by the Chinese and sent into one of their slave camps. Although Louis Zamperini had a very good childhood his life would later be changed, and do the event of him being captured, placed in a slave camp, and surviving, he was…

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    Fire And Fury Analysis

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    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 humane and inline “of a perfect synthesis of American attributes: a belief in the…

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    During his time in the POW camps, Zamperini was pronounced dead by the United States Military. In California, Louis found a girl named Cynthia Applewhite. Zamperini and Applewhite soon got married. Scarred by his time in the camps, Zamperini suffered from alcoholism, severe hallucinations and dreams, and he and his wife came close to a divorce. As they were about to give up, Cynthia told Zamperini about an evangelist, Billy Graham, that is preaching nearby. Billy Graham's sermon introduced…

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