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  • Why Did Britain Win the Battle of Britain?

    Why Did Britain Win the Battle of Britain?

    Why Did Britain win the battle of Britain? Following the defeat of France and the evacuation of British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk, Hitler's Nazi forces occupied all of central Europe and Britain stood alone against the German forces. Hitler ordered the preparation of operation Sea lion, which was the codename for the invasion of Britain. The only thing that prevented German forces crossing the channel was the RAF's dominance of the skies above

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    Essay Length: 656 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Kevin
  • John’s Battle with the Sea

    John’s Battle with the Sea

    It was a cold, dark morning on the northwestern coast of the United States. A family was curiously standing on the beach, cold and wet from their ordeal at sea the day before. They slowly began to review what had happened that night. Soon, they would make their way to a nearby town for shelter, so that their story might be known to all who traversed the town near the coast. The story of the

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    Essay Length: 721 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Jon
  • The Epic Battle of Shiloh

    The Epic Battle of Shiloh

    The Epic Battle of Shiloh By: Brian Semich Mr. Gavin HIST 2030 05 Abstract (Summary of Report) The First Day April 6, 1862 With the loss of Forts Henry and Donelson in February, General Johnston withdrew his Confederate forces into west Tennessee, northern Mississippi and Alabama to reorganize. In early March, General Halleck responded by ordering General Grant to move his Union Army of West Tennessee on an invasion up the Tennessee River. Occupying Pittsburg

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Yan
  • World War Ii: Battle of Stalingrad

    World War Ii: Battle of Stalingrad

    World War II: Battle of Stalingrad The post D-Day Allied assault that swept through France was halted by Hitler's unexpected counter-attack through the Ardennes, resulting in a confrontation named the Battle of the Bulge. The Allied battle front in the autumn of 1944 made an end to the war by Christmas look likely. They had liberated most of France in a matter of months, and were now marching towards the Ruhr River, which was the

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad The battle of Stalingrad may have very well been the most important battle over the course of World War II. Not necessarily remembered for its course of fighting, the battle is more known for its outcome. Not only did the battle turn out to be a major turning point in the war, it may have saved most of Eastern Europe from incomparable destruction. The battle included two of the biggest political

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Battle of Marathon and Its Relation to the Modern Marathon

    The Battle of Marathon and Its Relation to the Modern Marathon

    The Battle of Marathon and Its Relation to the Modern Marathon The Battle of Marathon was dramatic turning point for the Greek city-states against the invading Persians. The Battle of Marathon also spawned a famous legend that's influence can be seen a variety of areas from the Modern Olympics to one of the most internationally recognized sneaker companies. The Battle of Marathon also illustrated the importance of strong military leadership and strategy, especially when facing

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • Wwii - Battle of Diepe

    Wwii - Battle of Diepe

    The Battle of Dieppe was a poorly planned attack that amounted to nothing more than suicide. Worse, it was unnecessary. It was planned as a dress rehearsal for the Normandy invasion; however, the lessons learned at Dieppe and later applied at Normandy were already well known but had simply been forgotten. The troops should not have attacked by sea. Due to this the troops suffered many casualties. Instead of being under control by the British,

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Battle of the Wilderness

    Battle of the Wilderness

    The Battle of the Wilderness was initiated on May 5, 1864 when the Army of the Potomac began its spring offensive by marching quickly through the Wilderness. Once through the tangled forest, Ulysses S. Grant planned to defeat Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia in a battle fought on open ground. However, Lee, whose army was only at half strength, boldly placed Ewell's II Corps and Heth and Wilcox's divisions of Hill's III Corps

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    Essay Length: 664 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge

    British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill declared the Allied Victory at the Ardennes campaign, of which he dubbed the Battle of the Bulge, “undoubtedly the greatest American battle of the war and will, I believe, be regarded as an ever famous American Victory”. Arguably so, as great a victory as it was for the Americans, it would go on to become an even greater victory for the Allies against Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler. The

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    Essay Length: 1,465 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: regina
  • Battle Against Death

    Battle Against Death

    . The Animal Planet channel covered the pregnancy and birth extensively, and an Internet web-camera still shows images of the mother and baby to computers all over the world. The American public got the chance to vote from the cub’s names, and there was a contest for the attendance of the naming ceremony; the name was decided to be Tai Shan, meaning “peaceful mountain” in Chinese. With 1600 of them living in the wild and

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Jack
  • Gun Control Is Not Losing Your TarGet In the Recoil

    Gun Control Is Not Losing Your TarGet In the Recoil

    Guns, like many other issues of the day, have two distinct and opposing views with many people in the middle or undecided. Even following the tragic events of December 7, 1993, when unemployed handyman Colin Ferguson boarded the LIR’s 5:33 out of Penn Station. Ferguson waited until the train, filled with local commuters on their way home, pulled out of the Hicksville station before drawing a 9mm pistol. Ferguson then opened fire walking up and

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Book Review of "the Face of Battle" by John Keegan

    Book Review of "the Face of Battle" by John Keegan

    13 July 2002 THE FACE OF BATTLE John Keegan, the author of "The Face of Battle" is allowing the reader to view different perspective of history, from the eyes of the soldier. Although by his own account, Keegan acknowledges, "I have never been in a battle. And I grow increasingly convinced that I have very little idea of what a battle can be like." Keegan scorns historians for pointing the finger of failure after an

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Battle of Cambrai - 1917

    The Battle of Cambrai - 1917

    The Battle of Cambrai, from the 20th November to the 7th December 1917, was the first British campaign in World War One that tanks were used successfully by demonstrating the fact that the Hindenburg line could be penetrated. The town of Cambrai is in the North of France near the border between France and Germany. By 1917, Cambrai had become one of the most important railheads and HQ towns behind the German lines. In front

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: July
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga

    Congress finally deferred to New England sentiment on August 19 and replaced [General] Schuyler with [General Horatio] Gates. Gates was more the beneficiary than the cause of the improved situation, but his appointment helped morale and encouraged the New England militia. Washington's emissary, General Lincoln, also did his part. Gates understood [General John] Burgoyne's plight perfectly and adapted this tactics to take full advantage of it. He advanced his forces four miles northward and took

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Edward
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run

    In Virginia the first battle of the Civil War was fought, near Manassas, Virginia railroad junction, after which the battle is called (or First Bull Run, named after the flowing stream on the battlefield, if of the Union point of view). The armies in this first battle were not prodigious by later Civil War principles. The Federal services under Brigadier General Irvin McDowell were well thought-out into four divisions, of about 30,000 men. These divisions

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Bred
  • Let Bolton Battle

    Let Bolton Battle

    Let Bolton Battle What if you had just got off work early and decided to fly home to surprise your family, but just as you take off the screaming starts. Your plane was just hijacked by an extremist terrorist group that hates the United States and is going to take the plane down in a city for maximum casualties. Do you think something should be done to prevent this? It is horrible that after 9/11

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Battle Between Society and Its Members

    The Battle Between Society and Its Members

    Omid Sarmad Period 1 American Literature AP The Battle Between Society and its Members The playwright Arthur Miller once insisted that any great play must deal with the question, "How may a man make of the outside world, a home." It was his belief that the most tragic issue which one could document was the embittered battle between society and the individuals which it was supposed to protect and nourish. Contrasting forms of this topic

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Max
  • Racism in Battle Royal

    Racism in Battle Royal

    Who's Racist Ralph Ellison’s “Battle Royal” is a story about realization and blindness. It’s about pleasing other's to belong to a group and fighting to get to the top. “Battle Royal” is about the narrator wanting to please the very people who looked at him as an inferior race. In this story, the narrator is moved from idealism to realism. He is awakened to a new world in which he finally sees the prejudice that

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Janna
  • Explain the Importance of the Battle of Britain as a Turning Point of the Second War

    Explain the Importance of the Battle of Britain as a Turning Point of the Second War

    As a result of France's swift defeat in World War Two, Britain was alone in the war from the 22nd June 1940 until June 1941, when Germany invaded Russia at the start of Operation Barbarossa. Whilst alone, the months from July to September 1940 were seen as the climax of British military resistance; the Battle of Britain. Had the Royal Air Force not been able to stave off the Luftwaffe's attacks, the consequences could have

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Edward
  • “battle Royal” the Denial of Social Equality

    “battle Royal” the Denial of Social Equality

    Battle Royal” The Denial of Social Equality “Battle Royal” by Ralph Ellison is the story of a young, African American, high school graduate who withstands humiliation to give a speech amongst the towns leading white citizens at an event called a “Battle Royal.” The narrator was chosen to give the speech because he had given the speech once before at his high school graduation and it was a tremendous success. During this time period the

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Champloo Lyrics-Battle Cry

    Champloo Lyrics-Battle Cry

    "Battlecry" produced and performed by Nujabes lyrics by Shing02 sharp like an edge of a samurai sword the mental blade cut through flesh and bone though my mind's at peace, the world out of order missing the inner heat, life gets colder oh yes, I have to find my path no less, walk on earth, water, and fire the elements compose a magnum opus my modus operandi is amalgam steel packed tight in microchip on

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Bred
  • Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison

    Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison

    Triumphing Over Challenges The story “Battle Royal”, by Ralph Ellison is about a young black man who has to overcome racial inequalities. The story opens with his grandfather dying words and leaving the family with words that stick with the main character for life. The main character, whose name in not mentioned, is very intelligent and because of this the prominent white businessmen ask him to give a speech at a hotel. Upon his

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Major Battles of the Civil War

    The Major Battles of the Civil War

    The Major Battles of the Civil War No other war seems to hold our focus like the Civil War. Scholars have chosen to make it their life's work, authors have written reams about it, and we all feel some kind of connection to the Civil War. This paper was created to highlight some of the major battles that took place during that conflict. Major battles usually marked a drastic change in the momentum from one

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • Want to Lose Weight?

    Want to Lose Weight?

    Want to lose weight? Want to lose weight? Drink this or maybe you would rather take a pill. In this day and age there is a different diet created daily. It is no surprise then, that most people become discouraged after repeatedly failing at diets that don’t back up what they say. Amongst all these diets it can become difficult to know which diets really works. Two of the most popular brands are South Beach

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • Reflection on "battle of the Ants," Henry David Thoreau

    Reflection on "battle of the Ants," Henry David Thoreau

    Reflection on “The Battle of the Ants”, Henry David Thoreau “The Battle of the Ants” is an excerpt from Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden,” a non-fictional book Thoreau wrote while living on his own in a cabin in the wilderness for 2 years during the 1840’s. Thoreau chose to live this lifestyle in order to find out what really was important in life, in his words, “I went to the woods because I wished to live

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Anna

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