• Wwi Peace Settlement Germany And Her Allies
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    The First World War started in 1914 and ended in 1918. Germany and her Allies, Austria - Hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria lost the war with the British Commonwealth, France, Belgium, Russia and Serbia, who with Japan formed the Allies and who were later joined by Italy, Rumania, USA and some other countries. Millions of people were killed during the war, empires were broken up, countries were half bankrupt so the First World War left whole nations suffering. Idealists on both sides vowed that a disr...
  • Dwight Eisenhower's Involvement In Wwii
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    Dwight Eisenhower was one of the most important allies of WWII. He became the Allies's upreme Commander and commanded the forces in Germany during the end of the war. This paper will discuss Eisenhower's involvements and actions during WWII. Dwight Eisenhower was born in 1890 in Texas. In school, he excelled in athletics, but didn't show much interest in academics besides history. In 1911, he passed the entrance exams for West Point, the main military academy in the U. S. In 1940, when America ...
  • Austria Hungary Germany War Allies
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    In August a Great War broke out in the center of Europe. Because European powers colonized so much of the world, it became the first World War. Germany was brought into this war because they had an alliance with Austria-Hungary. Russia had also mobilized their troops to the German border and said that it was just a precaution. Germany's size was about 209 thousand square miles with around 67 million people in 1914. Germany had an enormous army with over 8. 5 million infantry. Germany also had U...
  • Spartans For War Allies Strong Athens
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    ... bits being exposed to cold temperatures on the mountaintops and left to die. Notonly did Spartans expect to have strong, pain-endurance trained boys, but also had the women do gymnastics in order to bear strong children. These kinds of trials gave Spartaan overwhelming military outlook which led them to believe that they were invincible against any adversary, even the Athenians with their strong allies. As Sthenelaidas spoke before the war, "Vote therefore, Lacedaemonians" (Spartans) ", for ...
  • Soviet Union Germany Allies War
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    Operation Barbarossa, in which Germany launched a huge land campaign on the Russian soil, was the start of the War's turning point. The repercussion of this was the counter-attack by the Soviet Union. Why was the Soviet Union successful in the attack Firstly she only had one front to fight on, and being one of the largest countries in the world, her army was huge - large enough to outnumber the Germans at ease. Russian advancement had obliterated 607 divisions of the German Army - approximately ...
  • Turning Points In History
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    Turning Points in History Turning points in history can mean a change in the way the things are done in the past, sometimes for the better, and other times for the worse. Two notable turning points in history were the Industrial Revolution and also World War I. These both had some political, social and cultural impacts. The Industrial Revolution was a time of great change and increased efficiency. No more would be goods be produced by sole means of farming and agriculture, but now by the use of ...
  • Battle Of The Bulge
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    The battle of the bulge The battle of the bulge was Hitler's last chance to win the war or at least make the allies go for a treaty. He did this because his forces were being pushed back into Germany and soon they would run out of supplies and other resources for war. Hitler thought of this bold plain when he recalled how a German hero Frederick the great was facing defeat, Frederick went on a offensive attack at his foe who had superior numbers but the bold moved worked and Hitler thought he co...
  • Normandy Invasion Allied Allies Troops
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    As they prepared for a cross-Channel assault on France, the Western Allies built up on British soil one of the largest and most powerful invasion forces in history. For 2 months before the landing, while troops, equipment, and supplies poured into Britain, the Allied air forces bombed railroads, bridges, airfields, and fortifications in France and Belgium and continued their attacks on German industrial centers. Postponed by delays in gathering the necessary landing equipment and by weather and ...
  • D Day World War
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    World War II ranged from 1939 through 1945 and it involved every major world power. On one side were the Allies, including Great Britain, the United States, France and the Soviet Union. On the other side the Axis powers included Germany, Japan and Italy. This conflict resulted from the rise of totalitarian, militaristic regimes in Germany, Japan and Italy after World War I. Partly responsible were the humiliating peace treaties forced on Germany after World War I. The Great Depression of the 193...
  • Romania Ww1 Central Powers
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    World War I Romania World War I was said to be inevitable. For years there was controversy and quarrels between European countries. On June 28, 1914, in Sarajevo Gavril o Princi p, a young Serb belonging to the secret society of the Black Hand shot and assassinated Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. The killer was a Serbian. So Austria-Hungary decided to use the murder as an excuse to teach Serbia a lesson with help from its ally Germany. This was now the begging of World War I. Soon countrie...
  • World War One Peace Settlements
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    The Fourteen Point Program (January 1918 Woodrow Wilson) Open Diplomacy Freedom of Navigation Free trade Disarmament Self-determination Evacuation of all Russian Territory Belgium must be evacuated and restored (from German occup. ) Freeing of French territory (Alsace-Lorraine) Readjustment of Italian borders Autonomous dev. for the peoples of A. H. Independence for the Balkan states Securing of Turkish territory / sovereignty / the Dardanelles as a free passage The establishment of an independe...
  • Meuse Argonne Offensive Machine Gun
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    Meuse-Argonne Offensive When the Allied Supreme Commander, Ferdinand Foch, originally planned the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. It was to be a isolated attack by British troops along the Somme River followed by an American push on Mezieres; however, over time Focus plan to capture a German stronghold turned into a plan for a massive attack by the Allied forces. The objective of the attack was to capture the railroad hub at Sudan in order to break the rail net supporting the German Army in France and ...
  • Germans And Ending The War Effort Italy French
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    will submit soonFrance: France was a big target, besides Belgium for the Germans (as it was in the Second World War as well). Using out dated rifles and unreliable machine guns, the French still made a huge effort to the allies goal of suppressing the Germans and ending the war. The French commonly played a role in artillery bombardments, which made way for their forces and other allied forces to attack the enemy trenches. Italy: Italy, although in 1914 was allied with Germany, shortly switched ...
  • United States Germany Germans War
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    The United States was right to get involved in WWI. We had interests in Europe that were being endangered by the consistent fighting, including economic interests and many felt a tie to Britain. These facts, as well as the brutality that the Germans were using against innocent people, pushed the United States into the war. The United States had strong economic ties with the Allies. American trade with Britain and France was more than double its trade with Germany before the war. The Allies swamp...
  • The Origin Of The League The Early Years
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    "Pausanias... was sent out from Sparta in command of the Hellenic force. He had with him twenty ships from the Peloponnese; the Athenians joined his force with thirty ships and there were a number more from the other allies." THUCYDIDES "Athenians, who made up their minds to put on Pausanias and to arrange matters generally in a way that would best suit their own interests" THUCYDIDES "For when the Persians had been driven from Greece and the war had been carried to Persian territory, the Atheni...
  • Thucydides' Portrayal Of The Unjustness Of Ancient Athens
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    Athens' Unjust Treatment of her Allies Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War is a classic text detailing the tremendous and historically important war between Athens and Sparta. One of the most central aspects of the war, and a subject given much attention by Thucydides, is the relationships between Athens and her allies in the Delian League. Much of the wealth and manpower necessary to Athens' war effort were drawn from the allied poleis, and without their support, whether offered or for...
  • Airborne Division Allies Invasion Allied
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    Tonight is the Night of all Nights. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the Allies invaded the beaches of Normandy. D-Day was an assault that ignited a series of Allied triumphs. Long before the dramatic day, at Casablanca, in 1942, Roosevelt and Churchill left a conference with a strategy that included the primary defeat of Germany. In 1943, the chain of command was carefully selected, and planning quickly got underway. Allied troops eventually participated in exercises and battle tactics for the ope...
  • Germany War Treaty Versailles
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    The "war guilt clause" of the treaty deemed Germany the aggressor in the war and consequently made Germany responsible for making reparations to the Allied nations in payment for the losses and damage they had caused the war. It was impossible to compute the exact sum to be paid as reparations for the damage, but a figure of lb 6, 600 million was concluded. The Germans were angry with this as it was agreed by the Allies, without consulting them. The Allies wanted the punish Germany in the Treaty...
  • Hand To Hand Combat Japan Bomb Bombs
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    Dear Editor Chris Satullo, I am writing to you on the topic of whether or not we should have dropped the atomic bomb on Japan in World War Two. My beliefs on this subject are very strong. I am deffintely in favor of the atomic bomb being dropped on Japan. Thus ending the war between the Allies and Japan. I believe it was the most effiecent way of dealing with Japan. Our two major options were to: ONE: actualy go into japan and fight hand to hand combat, or TWO: warn Japan of what we have, and i...
  • Allied Use Of Radio During World War Ii
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    Allied Radio during World War II Radio had many uses during the Second World War. It was the easiest and most effective way to communicate during a battle, after a battle, and before a battle. The radio allowed captains to communicate what was needed to their commanding officers, and their men. Of course code names were invented to keep the listening in enemies from understanding the messages. Actually, both sides were listening in. People on either side of the fight were hired to crack the code...