• Stalingrad Red Army
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    The attack came as a complete surprise to the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin. Despite repeated intelligence warnings, which included the precise day and hour of Germany's incipient assault, Stalin remained convinced that Hitler would not risk an eastern war as long as the British Empire remained undefeated. It has been argued that Stalin in fact planned a pre-emptive attack on Germany for the early summer of 1941, and was then thrown off-balance by the German invasion.' For two years ...
  • The Salvation Army Booth People Christian
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    Thank God for the Salvos The Salvation Army is an organization which devotes itself to people who have been disadvantaged in todays society. Their mission statement of then Salvation Army is "To provide assistance and resources to the Salvation Army in order that the Salvation Army is able to establish and maintain an internet presence. All this is done in order to further Glorify God and to bring the unsaved to Jesus Christ" History of the Salvation Army In July 1865 a man named William Booth s...
  • Recruits Active Duty
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    The Army announced yesterday that it missed its recruiting goal for the fourth consecutive month, a deepening manpower crisis that officials said would require a dramatic summer push for recruits if the service is to avoid missing its annual enlistment target for the first time since 1999. The Army will make a 'monumental effort' to bring in the average 10, 000 recruits a month required this summer, said Maj. Gen. Michael D. Rochelle, head of the Army's recruiting command. An additional 500 act...
  • Revolutionary War Paper Continental Army
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    During the Revolutionary war George Washington gathered up all the troops that he could. Many people didn't have time to be part of the Continental Army because they had families and farms to tend to, most of the men willing to enlist for long periods of time were young and single and had nothing tying them down. The Continental Army was greatly out numbered and out matched in military experience, yet somehow they managed to defeat the strongest army in the world. The Continental Army, under pai...
  • The Salvation Army Centres Members Work
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    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is a branch of the universal Christian Church. Based on the Bible, its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is both spiritual and practical, encompassing the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ and alleviating human suffering and distress without discrimination. (Mission Statement Salvation Army, 2000) Originally known as the Christian Mission, the name The Salvation Army was adopted in 1878 and since then the organisation s str...
  • The Army United States
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    There are many job the army. Anyone one can join and be anything he wants. In the army everyone has the chance to travel the world. The army has certain benefits and requirements. All of them will be explained. The army is the oldest of the armed services and is responsible for land operations. The army has to be prepared to use any action to overcome any enemy that threatens the U. S. and the nation's interest. The army helps train the military forces of some friendly nations and supplies them...
  • Join The Army Active Duty
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    I retired from the Army last year July 1, 2004. After spending 23 years in the Army, I would encourage any young man or woman to join. The Army was a great experience, and I would do it all over again if given the opportunity. The benefits I received made it well worth the occasional sacrifice. Some of the benefits are full time employment, money for college, free health care, Learning new skills, and the pride of knowing you are serving your country. While in the Army I earned decent money, 30...
  • Schlieffen's Plan Army France Germany
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    In 1904 France and Britain signed the Entente Cordiale. The reason for this alliance was to get a few countries grouped together against the perceived threat of Germany's powerful army. Talk also began to add Russia to this alliance bringing all three, France, Britain and Russia together. As a result of these alliances the German military began to fear the possibility of being attacked from both sides all at once from France, Britain and Russia. Germany gave Alfred von Schlieffen, the German Arm...
  • Roman Army Soldiers Soldier Made
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    Many know that the Roman Empire was by far the strongest of its time, but many don t know why they were able to accomplish such feats such as conquering almost the entire western world. It is a surprise to many that their success was not due to their large army, but rather how they how they motivated their men. The Roman Army s success was almost entirely due to their soldier s fear of the harsh discipline implemented by the Roman Army. For example, laziness was punished by decimation of a unit,...
  • Salvation Army Makes A Difference
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    Do you ever wonder where those unfortunate than others go for help Do you ever feel the need to help them Well, I felt like helping so I went to the Salvation Army. Why is it called Salvation Army Salvation means to save souls and Army stands for God s army. I have had a lot of fun at the Salvation Army, with the children there. It was a great experience. I learned a lot about this organization. When I first arrived to the Salvation Army, I was scared and nervous. I did not know what to expect....
  • The French And Indian War
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    The French and Indian War The French and Indian War was fought on July 9, 1755. This battle took place at Fort Duquesne, in western Pennsylvania, which was one of the many French forts in the Ohio Valley. The fight was between the English army, which was led by General Edward Braddock and the French army, which was led by CaptainBeaujeau. The English army included 1, 750 British regulars and 450 colonial militia. The French army, which included Indians, included less than 1, 000 men. The Englis...
  • Leadership United States
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    An Assessment of the United States Army's Organizational Culture The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief analysis of the United States Army's organizational structure and its culture and how these two elements impact its workers, associates and affiliates. This paper will first examine the Army's history, development and structure to highlight the origins of the Army's. Secondly, a brief history of the Army's organizational development will be followed by a close examination of its philo...
  • Johnston General Army Johnstons
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    Joseph Johnston was a Confederate general and American army officer. Johnston was born in Farmville, Va. , on February 3, l 807. Johnston was often recognized for his defensive abilities but criticized for being overly cautious. He was often wounded and known for his bravery in the Seminole and Mexican wars. He was looked down on as an able officer and became the quartermaster general of the army. In April of l 86 l, Joseph Johnston followed his state into the Confederacy and was appointed a ge...
  • China During The Cold War
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    When the Japanese invaded China in 1937, a civil war was raging between the Nationalists and the Communists. The Communists held an advantage in northwestern China with the help of their leader, Mao Zedong. They won Chinese peasants' loyalty by preparing them for war, putting forth effort to teach literacy, and improved food production. This section of the Chinese army controlled much of northern China by 1945. During the Communists's uc cess in northeast China, the Nationalist forces dominated ...
  • Invasion Of Poland Polish Army
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    On September 1 st, 1939, 1. 8 million German soldiers attacked Poland on three different places: East Prussia in the north, Germany in the west and Slovakia in the south. There were major differences between the German army and Polish army. The German had 2600 tanks and over 2000 aircrafts but the polish had 180 tanks and 420 aircrafts. Although Britain and France declared war on Germany September 3 rd, Polish army relieved no help from allies. By September 14 th, Warsaw was surrounded with Germ...
  • Military Reforms In Russia
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    Military Reform- The end of the Crimean war in 1856 saw the army in Russia to be extremely weak and unfair on certain classes of people especially the peasants. It was badly in need of some sort of reform to make it modernised and stronger. Problems with the Army. The command structure and the administration were inflexible and inefficient... Punishment was severe and barbaric going completely over the top for small offences. The period of service the soldiers had to serve was seen as a life sen...
  • Sharpe's Triumph Indian Army
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    The Armies involved in this story are the British army, the Indian army and the British East India company, . These forces have distinct differences in there characteristics of leadership. Their reward, discipline, and training are uniquely different and their differences bring out the true faces of these forces, and the dominantly force prevails. The British forces command is measured by the amount of money you have. .".. all the while I watched wealthy young fools buying themselves majorities ...
  • Barbarization Of The Roman Army
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    The fourth and fifth centuries saw a profound change in the great Roman army. What was once a predominantly Roman institution became increasingly "barbarized", a term used by historians for the Germanization of Roman culture, with more and more northern peoples being used in the army, which, some modern historians claim had a negative impact on the Empire itself. Many modern historians claim that this was a key factor in the decline and fall of Rome itself. But to understand the impact this had ...
  • Alexander The Great Persian Empire
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    Alexander the Great Alexander deserves to be called Alexander the great because of his accomplishments. To find if Alexander deserves to be called the great, great needs to be defined. Great means of outstanding significance, grand, remarkable or outstanding in magnitude. Alexander had al of these qualities and the following examples will show them. Alexander formed the greatest army in the world and won his battles. He created the Hellenistic world. Alexander was a world conqueror Alexander wa...
  • Base Details The Poem
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    The poem? Base Details? by Siegfried Sassoon is a sarcastic attack against the army generals who view the war as a game similar to checkers. It is therefore evidence of why Siegfried Sassoon is known as the? voice of protest? . The first noticeable thing about the text is the title. The word base is a pun for the fact that base means headquarters as well as dishonourable or cowardly, which implies that he will talk about the dishonourable activities at the Army headquarters. Secondly, Sassoon ap...