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  • Personal Narrative: My 5 Day Field Experiences

    With the honor to serve my country, on August 6, 1942, I Fern Tegrootenhula, left Ft. Devens, Massachusetts, and headed to Camp Grant, Illinois, for my two months basic training. During the training, we completed a 5-day field exercise in which we marched to the maneuver areas, and set up field kitchens, sleeping in pup tents. In addition, we worked with simulated casualties of all types which, helped by providing experience in diagnosis, and, treatment, including the transportation of patients in the field as well as, ward management. Our training included camouflage, cover and concealment techniques, defense against air, and mechanized as well as, chemical and airborne attacks, and the proper use of gas masks, as well as, map reading. The proper care and handling of our equipment, personal hygiene and sanitation. Above all, we learned military courtesy. Another part of the training was drilling and undergoing physical training. Furthermore, basic training was hard my body ached however as time went on my endurance became stronger. Upon receiving basic training our platoon went to Camp White in Oregon. Upon arrival with the 21st Field Hospital and Chinese-American enlisted men and officers. Accordingly, while at Camp White our platoon receives extended medical training, with our medical training complete at Camp White, our three platoons left Camp White June 14, 1943, we boarded the train headed to China. Within five days our platoon arrived at Camp Shanks, New York, near…

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  • Thailand And Lao PDR Case Study

    Cross Border Trade Situation of Thailand. The report demonstrates important routes where Thailand use for facilitating goods to the top three trade destinations, Southern China, Vietnam and Singapore. Among these three important destinations, two of them, Southern China and Vietnam, require a passing roads through Lao’s territory which consist of Six routes for cross border trading to Southern China (1) By Northern Khong river - Lao PDR - Myanmar - Yunnan, China ; (2) By R3A route from Chiang…

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  • Mao In The Long March Essay

    Ministry has guards on the north of the Yangtze River as well. In this case, Mao and the Central Military Commission commanders immediately evasive and got rid of Chiang’s troops by moving to the edge of the Sichuan-Yunnan Tashi (now Yunnan Weixin County) area. [ ] Later, Mao lead the Red army crossed the Chishui River again. In the idea of re-occupy Zunyi and take the Central Red Army to the Yunnan province because in Yunnan province, the enemy troops are weak. Therefore, in one fell swoop, the…

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  • Human Trafficking Problem

    USA State Department, Romania is an origin, transit, and destination country for human trafficking (Stoica 122). From Romania, people are trafficked to Spain, Italy, Greece, Great Britain, France, United States, and many other countries. Victims are also trafficked within the country as well. Another prosperous country when it comes to human trafficking is China. Specifically in China, Yunnan is one of the biggest hot spots. In 2000 alone, 300 trafficking gangs were found, and 3,500…

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  • Diseases In The Fourteenth Century

    Throughout fourteenth century Europe and likewise the present century, disease is a common thing. However, in the present day scientific advances in medicine and science have aided those significantly in the combat against these diseases. To begin with, diseases like those of the Bubonic Plague and SARS originated from virus/bacteria, and only surfaced when exposed. The Bubonic Plague is caused by a bacterium identified as Yersinia pestis, or Y pestis. It was first discovered in the province…

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  • Ethnicity And Ethnicity In China

    9 million), Korean (1.8 million), Hani (1.6 million), Li (1.4 million), Kazakh (1.4 million), and Dai (1.2 million). These numerous ethnic groups share China’s enormous lands but at the same time many live in their individual communities. Relationships between them have been formed over many years. Although they make up only a small proportion of the overall Chinese population, the 55 minority ethnic groups are distributed widely throughout different regions of China. The regions where they are…

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  • Water Pollution In China Essay

    People within the community of Yangtze also contributed to the pollution of the surface water, people pour sewage water into the river. LEGAL IMPLICATIONS China developed ways in which they can prevent water pollution; they implemented the Environmental Protection Law(Wu, Zhao et al. 2009). This law will be against people who pollute the water resources and fail to rectify their mistake, meaning that there will be punishment for those people or companies (Li, Dong et al. 2007). The government…

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  • How The Compass Changed The World

    The first documented usage of the compass was between the times of 1405 and 1433. Zheng He, a voyager from the province Yunnan in China, was the first known user of the tool. The compass soon became a necessity to anyone who would sail. Although, the Arabs sailed more clear areas, so they got a hold of the appliance later than everyone else. Eventually, the invention was taken directly from China to Europe. This was the because a voyager, named Marco Polo, traveled to China and brought loads of…

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  • Food In China Film Analysis

    1. Provide a concise summary of the film. From its inception around 2000 years ago in Northern China, Tofu has evolved to be a vital part of the Chinese cuisine [1]. The art of making tofu spread to eventually reach the south western parts of the Chinese mainland and has become an integral part of the food culture of areas such as the Yunnan province. Making varieties of tofu, such as the hairy tofu has also become an art as it requires the mastery of microorganisms. For the Mongolian nomads in…

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  • Three Gorges Dam: World's Most Controversial Dam

    The dam has also displaced over one million people, casting them from their homes and jobs with no prospects and no future. The government, in the dam’s initial stages, promised to reimburse families and farmers financially and in terms of lost land. However, since much of the farming land used was never registered with the government, farmers are not eligible to be reimbursed. Many families are also having trouble receiving money from the government, with over a million people to reimburse…

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