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  • German Soldiers Of Their Uniforms
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    The novel I read for this report is The Guns of Navarone a old war book written by Alistair MacLean which was first published in 1957 by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. It tells the story of a specialized commando team organized in 1943, during W.W. II, to sabotage and put out of commission the Axis firepower on the island of Navarone in the Aegean Sea. Maclean depiction of a vivid setting and fascinating characters are the most involving elements in this novel. The story begins in 1943 during W...
  • Next To A German Soldier
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    A Review of Stephen Ambroses Citizen Soldiers Prologue Stephen Ambrose introduces us to his book by setting the scene on the morning after the Allies begin their assault on the European continent. We are introduced to Lt. Waverly Wray, the XO for Company D of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Through the next few pages of the prologue Ambrose illustrates heroism within Lieutenant Wray demonstrating a certain strength that would carry the U.S. and her allies through the War. In terrain unfam...
  • Buffalo Soldiers Miracle At Sant
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    Buffalo soldiers Miracle at Sant " Anna by James McBride 277 pp, Sceptre The United States fought the second world war in Europe with two armies. One, as James McBride hints, has been lionized in countless novels and films; the other all but obliterated from American lore. In tracking the "buffalo soldiers" of the segregated US army, McBride, author of a bestselling memoir, The Color of Water, has uncovered rich terrain for an absorbing novel. Miracle at Sant " Anna, "fiction inspired by real ev...
  • Experiences Of The French And German Soldiers
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    The first World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved. No one was immune to the effects of this global conflict and each country was affected in various ways. However, one area of relative comparison can be noted in the experiences of the French and German soldiers. In gaining a better understanding of the French experience, Wilfred Owen's Dulce et Decorum Est was particularly useful. Regarding the German soldier's experience, various selections from Eric Maria Remarque's All Quie...
  • Currie
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    Arthur Currie December 5, 1875 - November 30, 1933 Arthur Currie Arthur William Currie was born on December 5th, 1875 Napper ton, Ontario, where he attended Strath roy Collegiate Institute. Before beginning a successful military career, Currie moved to Victoria, British Columba (1895), where he was a school teacher, a real estate agent, as well as an insurance broker. He was almost thrown into jail for embezzlement until a group of his friends came to his financial rescue. Currie joined the army...
  • Soldier's Individual Stories And The Other Source
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    The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916, written by Alistair Horne, All Quiet on the Western Front, written by Erich Maria Remarque, and the many letters written by soldiers give several different and similar views of World War 1. The letters written by the soldiers talk about his or her individual problems and how they miss and love his or her families. In The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916, Alistair Horne writes day to day stories about the Battle of Verdun and of soldiers discussing his or her feelings ...
  • Whole Interview With Freda
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    Freda Friedman was born November 8, 1928 in Poland in the little town of Gdansk. She was one of 8 kids, only six were present at the time the Holocaust was happening. Her maiden name was Ele berger. Her father was a hard working man, since he had to support a family of eight. He was an owner of a mill, that harvested wheat and barely. The mill had been pasted down in the family for a few generations. The first time Freda heard the name Hitler was when she was only twelve. The name Hitler scared ...
  • Captain And The Rest In Enlisted Uniforms
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    Citizen Soldiers From the beaches of Normandy to the German surrender. That is the length of the war that Citizen Soldiers covers. It talks about personal stories and experiences from the private on the ground to the generals at the top. The book tells of the trials and tribulations of fighting a war far away from home and in many cases little knowledge of what the objectives are and were the war is headed. The stories told in the book range from Lt. Waverly Wray's assault on the German hedges t...
  • German Soldiers
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    lie shit went to the park and got some poop in his sausage it was fin the whole club went to look at his shush and i am just this stupid paper so that i can get a free one god bless america All Quiet on the Western Front is by Erich Maria Remarque. This book was an extraordinary war story. Remarque uses excellent words and phrases to describe crucial details of the book. Remarque had first hand experience because he was a German in World War I. He expresses his opinions through Paul, the main ch...
  • Vassilli And A German Sharpshooter
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    Enemy at The Gates The film begins in 1942. It records the following 180 days. Days on which the fate of the civilized world hangs. It is the epic contest between the Red Army of Russia and the Nazi forces of Germany for Stalingrad. Joseph Fines plays Political Officer 2nd Class Danilov. In a scene, he becomes the man who is permanently charged with inspiring the Russian forces with stories of Vassili the hero. Jude Law plays Vassili Zaitsev. Vassili is a simple shepherd from the Urals. An excel...
  • Movie All Quiet On The Western Front
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    All Quiet on the Western Front January 2, 20001. In the movie 'All Quiet on the Western Front'; , the German soldiers were sent into the battlefield thinking that they were going to win. The inexperienced boys were persuaded in to fighting and dying for the victory of their country. This brought on a profound sense of disillusionment with the values of Western Civilization. In the German soldier's view they were looking to win the war and take over territory. Such as in Napoleon's time, in which...
  • Soldiers
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    All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front is by Erich Maria Remarque. This book war story. Remarque uses excellent words and phrases details of the book. Remarque had first hand experience because he was a German in World War I. So he expresses his opinions through Paul of the book. One of the strongest themes in this book is man inhuman. From the author's point of view soldiers was various non-living objects that were inhuman. The soldiers are compared to coins of different ...
  • German Soldiers
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    Gallipoli truly demonstrated the view points of Australians and the effects the war had on them. A deceiving perception of the war was emphasized, forgetting the warnings and traumas which were so evident by the end of the movie. Innocence was lost before young boys even had a chance to really live their lives. Misleading propaganda and nationalism encouraged the war effort. Much could have been prevented, yet the naivete of the elders and youth alike kept the inexperienced going on for more. Mi...
  • Couple Times By Soldiers
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    May 30, 1918 Dear Mother and Father, I am lying here in our trench, reflecting on how I miss the warmth of home and our family. The Battle of Cantigny broke out two days ago, and has been a living hell on Earth ever since. Cantigny is 60 miles north of Paris and was actually quite nice before the battle started. Now, it is smoke filled, muddy, and horrifying. As I am sure you have already heard, the United States made allies with England, France, Russia, Serbia, Romania, and Japan. I think that ...
  • Stars On The Other Hand
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    In Nightjohn there were a number of facts, details and incidents that contribute to the historical accuracy of the book. I have outlined some of the more specific examples as follows: There was a man who risked his life for the sake of teaching the other children in the surrounding plantations how to read and write. The owner of the plantation whipped his slaves for moving too slow and did go out with dogs and two field hands after any of the slaves if they decide to run. He brings two field han...
  • German Line
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    The Battle of the Somme was a plan of attack on the German line in 1916 to relieve the French in Verdun, but it didn't go to plan. The original plan was to bombard the Germans with artillery for a week to weaken them and destroy barbed wire, then send men over the top to finish them off. This plan was devised by by General sir Douglas Haig but was rushed because French commander Joseph Joffre needed relief from Verdun. Also helping with the plan was sir Henry Rawlinson who had some different vie...
  • German Victory At Dunkirk
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    Essay Question: Why was the German victory at Dunkirk called a ^aEURoemiracle^a EUR by the Allies who lost the battle? The German victory at Dunkirk was called a miracle by the Allies who lost the battle because of the massive rescue effort that carried an unbelievable 338,000-exhausted soldiers safely to Britain. This battle looked hopeless for the Allied troops to survive as they were cornered onto the beaches of Dunkirk by the German army. In May of 1940, Hitler prepared to attack France afte...
  • Soldiers In Our National Guard Unit
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    Introduction As you already know, our National Guard Unit has been activated to Europe. I have prepared this report in order to inform the soldiers in our National Guard Unit that are involved in this deployment of what they can expect while in Europe. Although not all the soldiers deployed will be stationed in Germany, I have chosen to write about Germany due to the fact that I have already been to this country and have first hand experience. This report contains a brief summary of the German h...
  • Baumer's Group And The German Soldiers
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    Nationalism can be defined as having a sense of belonging and loyalty to ones country or nation state. Of all the European nations, France was the first to sport the idea of nationalism. Many countries became influenced by the French's ideas of nationalism. As a result nationalism had spread throughout out Europe by the nineteenth and twentieth century. One result that nationalism had on Europe was, the wanting of unification. The people of nation states wanted their country to belong to. This w...

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