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Sant Jar Nail Singh Bhindranwale
4,360 wordsOperation Blue star The lives of thousands, the calm, the friendship and the peace were all taken away when an existing Government lost its power following the elections in India in. To what extent will one go to regain lost power And how much is it worth These are questions that one encounters when reading about the notorious Operation Blue star. Set in India in 1977: Indira Gandhi has lost power. After successfully ruling the government of this metropolitan country, her and her political party...
Two German Panzer Divisions
1,947 wordsWorld 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 gateway to the heartland of Germany. However, the Allies had moved...
Federal Forces Under Brigadier General Irvin McDowell
724 wordsThe first major battle of the Civil War was fought in Virginia, near the Manassas, Virginia railway junction. The armies in this first battle were not very large by later Civil War standards. The Federal forces under Brigadier General Irvin McDowell were organized into four divisions of about 30,000 men. These divisions were commanded by Tyler, Hunter, Heintzelman, and Miles. The Confederate command structure was somewhat more stable, including two "armies", with no division structure and thirte...
413 wordsAmerica was attacked Tuesday September 11th, 2001. How could we be attacked we are the strongest countries in the world? We have one of the world's strongest economies in the world. We have a massive army with equipment to destroy a whole country. Why would someone do this? Who would do this? Who ever did this doesn't value life. They actually made four of our own planes filled with fuel into bomb. They crashed into three buildings. Attacking a military base is bad enough, but to attack innocent...
Similar To The Way Army Ants
908 wordsArmy Ants Anthony Palmieri November 20, 1996 Contemporary Science Topics A quote made by Lewis Thomas, 'Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungus, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, and exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television. ' I am going to focus this report on the part of the quote, '... launch armies into war... ,' which sets a metaphor of ants and our armi...
Positive Impact On Many Other Lives
846 wordsOn September 11th, I was working in an Army dining facility at Fort Leonard Wood. Like most Americans, the day of the terrorist attacks sticks out distinctly. It was a major event shared by all Americans. This attack seemed to have brought out a deep patriotic movement through out the entire United States, almost having the same impact that the Pearl Harbor attack had on the United States and its people. Although this attack killed and ruined thousands of lives, it brought a country together and...
Accurate During The Attack
282 wordsOperation Desert Storm was put into action on January 17, 1991 at 2: 30 in the morning, though preparation had begun at a much early time. The previous days had been full of priming for the invasion. Weapons crews had labored in numerous locations such as Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Six nations took part in helping load warplanes with hundreds of tons of missiles, rockets, and bombs to aid in the attack. In the Red Sea and the gulf, American aircraft carriers had p...
First Days Of The Attack Beevor
1,159 wordsStalingrad by Antony Beevor is a very simple and easily read book on the fateful battle for the city on the Volga during World War II. Beevor uses many records, letters and his own inturpratation of facts to present the reader with a very a extremely captivating account of the advance of the German army, the battle for the city, and the eventual destruction of the Sixth army. Beevor has split his book into Five parts. The first to parts of the book deal with the attack on Russia and the advance ...
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