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  • Part Of The Lost Generation
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    All Quit on the Western Front All Quit on the Western, by Erich Maria Remarque, is a book that explores the true horrors of World War I thought the eyes of a German solider. This story is shows how World War I was not the glorifying war that some people envision it to be. The author uses the character of Paul to tell a realistic story of what the average WWI solider had to endure. This book raises the issue of how destructive war can be not only to a country, but also to a generation of a nation...
  • Clancy's Next Novel
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    Clancy's next novel, Red Storm Rising, took on U.S. /Soviet tension by providing a realistic modern war scenario arising from a conventional Soviet attack on NATO. Other bestsellers followed: Patriot Games dealt with terrorism; Cardinal of the Kremlin focused on spies, secrets and the strategic defense initiative; Clear and Present Danger asked what if there was a real war on drugs; The Sum of All Fears centered around post-Cold War attempts to rekindle U.S. /Soviet animosity; Without Remorse to...
  • Mention General Schwarzkopf As The Commander
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    General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, was virtually unknown to the vast majority of the American public until the out break of the Gulf War. Norman Schwarzkopf, also known as "Storm in Norman" and "the Bear" was a career soldier. Having served two tours in Vietnam, which he volunteered for both, his combat experience and leadership skills proved essential not only to winning Operation Desert Storm, but maintaining the multinational coalition. The most noteworthy portion of his career was from 1988-1991...
  • O'connor S Criticism Of Gender
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    One of the most influential critics of the social problems in American history was Civil Rights spokesperson W.E.B. DuBois, who believed that 'Honest and earnest criticism from those whose interests are most nearly touched -- criticism of writers by readers, of government by those governed, of leaders by those led -- this is the soul of democracy and the safeguard of modern society. ' One of the leading vehicles of such criticism since the beginning of the United States of America was literature...
  • Quote 1
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    The Brothers K by David James Duncan Theme Statements: 1. The Brothers K represents the concept of social interaction between people, whom have very different belief systems. 2. The novel, The Brothers K, enables the reader to understand a child's idolization of a given sport, in this case, baseball. 3. The novel represents the world and its inhabitants on a minuscule level, by conveying the differences between the characters and how they act towards one another. Quotes: Quote 1:' Irwin is in hi...
  • U.S. Generals In World War II
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    World War II was a critical period for America, not to mention the world as well. Throughout all the fighting and bloodshed, Americans returned home successful. Over 700,000 soldiers were disabled after the war, thankful for their lives. All the success and happiness of this country wouldn't have been possible if not for the bravery, courage, and strategies of our U.S. Generals. They provided the smarts, the morale, and motivation for our soldiers, navy, and airforce to come out victorious and r...
  • Paul's Generation
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    "I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. I see how people are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another. I see that the keenest brains of the world invent weapons and words to make it yet more refined and enduring. And all men of my age, here and over there, throughout the whole world see these things. All my generation is experie...
  • Arguments Against Haig
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    Was the Four Years on the Western Front the Generals fault There are many different perspectives to the question above. I intend to look at some and say reasons why they are to blame and why some blame could be put on other people. Most people think they are to blame but most of them have not heard the arguments why they are not to blame. There are other aspects why the four years on the western front might not be the Generals fault. These are that they had not adapted their tactics to the new t...
  • Eisenhower's Generals
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower What do you think of when you hear the name, Dwight D. Eisenhower For most they think of him as just a president and nothing else, but he was also one of or maybe the greatest general of all time. In 1909, Dwight D. Eisenhower graduated from Abilene High School, Abilene, Kansas. After he got out of high school, he got a invitation to enter West Point Military Academy. He did not want to be in the Army, but he learned that by attending West Point he could get a college educat...
  • Commanders In The Civil War
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    To what extent was the American Civil War, the first modern war The Great War witnessed a significant departure from the Napoleonic tactics and technology familiar to contemporary European military thinkers. Although the defining factor remains ambiguous, there is a tacit acceptance that the First World War epitomizes the modern war. It was a conflict of mass armies waged with highly efficient weaponry, which, coupled with the absolute pursuit of victory, eroded the pseudo-chivilaric concepts wh...
  • Union General McClellan
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    Chapter 1-The 1770's and the Revolutionary War March 6, 1770 Tensions are growing ever higher. Yesterday, British soldiers fired on a group of unarmed Colinists killing and wounding five. I fear war is imminent. Being a veteran of the French and Indian War, I shall be forced to join the effort. I am still weak from the wounds I received in that conflict. I do not think I would last long. My children will not grow up not knowing who I am! Febuary 16, 1774 The colinists are growing more defiant ev...
  • New Generation
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    Americans were ever held hostage in Iran. They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are. They don't know who Mork was or where he was from. They never heard the terms "Where's the beef", "I'd walk a mile for Camel", or "de plane, de plane!" . They do not care who shot J.R. and have no idea who J.R. is. M.A.S.H., The Cosby Show, The Facts of Life, Silver Spoons, The Love Boat, Miami Vice, W KRP in Cincinnati, and Taxi are shows they have likely never seen. Titanic was found They didn't know it ...
  • Prior To The War General Macarthur
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    July 7, 2000 Politics and the Truman / MacArthur Controversy The precarious peace following World War II was at times only seconds from degenerating into a world wide nuclear war. The intensity of the cold war allowed for minimal error in foreign policy. It was during this tense and volatile time that General Douglas MacArthur fought what some deem his war in Korea. While he had proven himself time and again a brilliant military leader, his behavior was not impeccable. He tended to rely too much...
  • Union Army
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    Gods and Generals-Brief Summary When the Civil War broke out in 1858, their were many mixed emotions on whether or not their should be a war in the first place. Economic, social and political differences between the Union and the Confederacy led to the war outbreak in the United States. On the side of the Confederate Army, we see a deeply spiritual, humane, gentlemanly General Robert E. Lee, struggling with command decisions that result in sending ill-equipped and out-manned troops into battle a...
  • Paul's Comrades In The War
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    All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque, is an anti-war novel from the opening chapters. Many people did not want to believe his novel represented the truth about World War I. In many ways, people were like Paul's schoolmaster, Kantorek, and they wanted to cling to classical, romantic notions of war. However, Remarque wrote his novel specifically to shatter those idealistic illusions. The young engage men who enlisted in the army on both sides often never recovered from their hor...
  • Lost Generation
    359 words
    All Quiet On The Western FrontAl l Quiet On The Western Front "War Is Hell' In All Quiet on the Western Front, Remarque depicted war as being horrific and terrible unlike other war novels of that time. Remarque showed that war is hell through the "lost generation'. On both the German side and French side, the "lost generation' fought for a lost cause. They fought for a war that they did not even start. Since both the sides were in a stalemate, the war was pointless. Each side fought the other si...
  • Physical Destruction Of The Great War
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    Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the changes wrought by the war on one young German Soldier as well as others. During their time in the war, this generation of young men changes from a rather innocent group into somewhat caustic veterans. The men evolve, or rather become destroyed mentally, spiritually, and physically. These men have become isolated from society and engulfed in war. They never have a change to be incorporated into ...
  • Paul And His Generation
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    World War I had a great effect on the lives of Paul Baumer and the young men of his generation. These boys' lives were dramatically changed by the war, and "even though they may have escaped its shells, [they] were destroyed by the war' (preface). In Erich Maria Remarque's novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, Paul Baumer and the rest of his generation feel separated from the other men, lose their innocence, and experience comradeship as a result of the war. Paul and his generation feel separat...

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