• 1956 United States
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    A Year in Time 1956 THE FIFTIES: A period of time between 1948 and 1964. The fifties are more a state of mind than an actual span of years. THE FIFTIES: A time when men were men, and women were women. THE FIFTIES: A time when everyone knew who they were. A time when you went to school, graduated, (or dropped out) got a job, got married and had kids, in that order. THE FIFTIES: A time before the Beatles, hippies, riots in the streets and Vietnam. A time when cars were works of art, and each mode...
  • Suez Crisis Arab Nasser Israeli
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    The Suez Crisis of 1956: The War From Differing Viewpoints Carleton University Research Paper #1: Submitted to Prof. J. Sigler In Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for 47. 323 Student: Neil Patrick Tubb (#226591) Introduction Among the most important foundations in the continuing Arab-Israeliconflict was the seeds that were sown in the aftermath of the 1956 Sinai Campaign, or the Suez Crisis. Whatever the operation is referred to as, its consequences involving both relations internal to the...
  • Policy Of Appeasement Hitler Britain War
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    Who was to blame for the outbreak of the Second World War? Was it Adolf Hitler or was it the appeasers of Britain and France? Was Hitler to blame for attacking Poland and others or was it people like Neville Chamberlain who should have taken a firmer stand against Germany. Many feel the appeasers are to blame. Appeasement is the policy of avoiding war with aggressive powers by giving way to their demands if they are not too unreasonable. Therefore during my essay I will be discussing whether app...
  • Blitzkrieg The First Phase
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    The First Phase: Dominance of the Axis Man for man, the German and Polish forces were an even match. Hitler committed about 1. 5 million troops, and the Polish commander, Marshal Edward S mig y-Ryde, expected to muster 1. 8 million. That was not the whole picture, however. The Germans had six panzer (armored) and four motorized divisions; the Poles had one armored and one motorized brigade and a few tank battalions. The Germans' 1600 aircraft were mostly of the latest types. Half of the...