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  • Key To The British War Effort
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    To What Extent Did The Home Front In Britain Affect The Outcome Of The Second World War To what extent did the Home Front in Britain affect the outcome of the Second World War In September 1939 Britain went to war against Germany, the war lasted until 1945 in Europe. Throughout this time there was always on front, which was constant, this was the home front. The home front was the front at which the British people were involved. Those who were not fighting were expected to work for the British w...
  • Will
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    Dear Journal, August 2, 1863 With Dixie in my heart, today is the day that South Carolina recruited me for this war. I must soon be ready to go to the regiment I was assigned to. I am in the 3rd Infantry Regiment of South Carolina. I would rather have been in the cavalry since, the Great State, I raise horses, but they needed infantry even more. I will do anything to help the Confederacy. Emily, Joseff, and Soo are sad that their Pa is leaving them. I told them not to fret and remember that I am...
  • Athenian Lysistrata And The Women Of Athens
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    Aristophanes was a 'craft' comedy poet in the fourth century B.C. during the time of the Peloponnesian War. Aristophanes' usual style was to be too satirical, and suggesting the outlandish. He shows little mercy when mocking Socrates and his 'new-fangled ideas' which were most likely designed to destroy the cohesiveness of society and lead to anarchy, in his play The Clouds. The most absurd and humorous of Aristophanes' comedies are those in which the main characters, the heroes of the story, ar...
  • Home
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    Lord Of The Flies was a very pessimistic book because many people died and also that all of the kids humanity is now lost. An example showing why Lord Of The Flies is pessimistic is the fact that World War 3 is happening and all of the kids are stranded from their parents instead of being optimistic and being dropped off at another safer country far away from the war. Instead of letting the kids reach their destinations he has them shot down in what seems to be a wonderful place slowly turning i...
  • Cold War And Domestic Containment
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    Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound Paper Assignment Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound weaves two traditional narratives of the fifties -- suburban domesticity and rampant anticommunism -- into one compelling historical argument. Aiming to ascertain why, unlike both their parents and children, postwar Americans turned to marriage and parenthood with such enthusiasm and commitment, May discovers that cold war ideology and the domestic revival [were] two sides of the same coin: postwar Americans' in...
  • War Frank
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    United States Contemporary Oral History Project Gregg Hansen 7th Hour 12-10-01. Were you drafted? 2. What was your reaction when you knew you were drafted? 3. What was your family's reaction? 4. Did any of your friends from high school get drafted? 5. Where did you go after you were drafted? 6. What kind of training did you have at Fort McClellan? 7. Where did you go after Fort McClellan? 8. Did you stay in touch with your family during this time? 9. Did you get together with your friends when y...
  • Womens Labour Force
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    When the war across seas broke out in 1939 Canada was called to the front as a part of the British Empire. Canadas work force was now severely depleted. Everyone remembers the prestigious men and women of Canada for their effort in the war helping the Allied side defeat the German enemy. We must remember though that the soldiers were not a self sufficient army, navy, and air force but rather part of the larger war machine that was Canada. When Canadians think of the war they must remember the co...
  • British Home Front
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    Modern History Assessment Task #1 c) Britains immediate reaction to World War I was a combination of excited anticipation, curiosity and patriotism. The majority of people were swayed by the initial euphoria and the country settled into a state of patriotic unity. Initially, Britain was sure that the war would be over by Christmas. They had only ever before seen small outbreaks of conflict like the Russo-Japanese War, which was quiet insignificant when compared to the results of the Great War to...
  • Soldiers Home Theme Analysis
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    As a young man coming back from the war, Krebs expected things to be the same when he got home and they were, except one. Sure the town looked older and all the girls had matured into beautiful woman, Krebs hade never expected that he would be the one to change. The horrific experiences of the first World War had alienated and removed those he had cared about, including his family, who stood na " ive to the realities and consequences only those who live it first hand would comprehend. The mere m...
  • 1967 Public Support For The War
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    The trials and tribulations the soldiers faced at home were far worse than any battle they fought while in Vietnam. Noone seemed to fully understand what these men had went through. They came home looking for love and comfort; little did they know that they had not yet experienced the worst of the war. A numerous amount of people were for the war, but the reality was, many were against it. ' During 1967 public support for the war dropped sharply. By October approval of Johnson's handling of the ...
  • Home From War
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    Millions dead, tens of millions injured, for what For a petty argument between two countries. War is devastating to countries and most indefinitely individuals. Men can be left disturbed mentally, physically, and socially for the rest of their lives. Is this necessary Well maybe you should decide after reading the next few paragraphs. You can decide if the war being fought is a war of dignity and glory as everyone would make it out to be or if it was a battle of death and gore. You maybe surpris...
  • Past Of Paul Baumer
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    "War is hell". It's a simple quote, but it means so much more than it seems. Hell is the place most people spend their whole lives trying to avoid. So when the time comes to recruit people for war, why do so many people volunteer The answer is simple; most people have a romanticized view of war. They think they " ll march a little, fire a few shots at the enemy, and come home a hero. The truth is, most soldiers don't even come home. The war itself is the enemy as stated by Paul Baumer: "We have ...
  • Movie About The War Effort In Casablanca
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    WWII INVOLVEMENT OF ARTS IN WORLD WAR II OUTLINE: Thesis: During W.W. II, there was a great effort on the home front to help keep up morale of the troops and to provide support in any way possible. One very effective way to support the troops was by use of arts including movie stars, singers, actors, and actresses. Introduction: W.W. II, in all of its destruction, was an effort to destroy the Axis powers, and totally involved was our country, giving support in any way it could. I. Home front par...
  • Medias Role In The Vietnam War
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    The discussion of the Vietnam War and its affect on Americans. In this regard, the opinions and experiences of those who fought in the war, as well as those who stayed at home were taken into account. In addition, the purposes of the war outlined, and the wars effect on the indigenous people was assessed. The Vietnam War officially began for the United States with the Presidents order to send troops into Vietnam, although there was no official declaration of war (As was his right as stated in th...
  • Shelters For People At Their Homes
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    1939-1945 1. How was everyday life in Britain affected by the wartime conditions with challenges like "the blitz"? "Blitzkrieg"- lightning war, a swift intensive attack designed to defeat the opposition quickly. "You must not be taken by surprise", warned a Ministry of Information leaflet issued as the threat of invasion loomed in Britain. Long before the war broke out families were introduced to gas masks, air-raid drill and bomb shelters, and mass evacuations were planned. The blitz affected t...
  • Australian Nurses
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    When the war began, millions of women looked after homes or worked as maids and cooks to rich people. People thought, "A woman's place was in the home". But this changed. This was war and so in all the warring nations, the woman lined up to do "men's work" in the factories, making shells and other weapons and operating cranes and machinery. At the time, many people believed that the war had helped advance women politically and economically, the war offered women increased opportunities in the pa...
  • Effect On American Life At Home
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    In 1939, the world entered one of its darkest periods when World War II began. In 1942, American troops officially entered the conflict. Although the war was fought abroad, it had a great impact on the American home front. Woman experienced permanent changes in their lives. People across the country felt a great sense of nationalism as well as a fear of foreigners. World War II had lasting effects on many aspects of American Life. There are four ways that World War II affected American life at h...
  • One Day After Kana The War
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    Kana is a place where Jesus proved to humanity the very art of God in Kana, the art of sacrifice, and the power of giving. Jesus? first miracle of giving happened in Kana and documented in the Holy Bible. It was a spiritual miracle that started with a single fish, some water, and a little slice of bread that fed humanity with forgiveness and peace. The Holy Spirit was in the Kana United Nations Camp on April 19, 1996, among hundreds of pure children, mothers, and the elderly. Kana resembles a dr...
  • Of The Most Popular Radio
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    The 1940'S HISTORIC EVENTS The forties are pretty well defined by World War II. US isolationism was shattered by the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. As President Franklin D. Roosevelt guided the country on the homefront, Dwight D. Eisenhower commanded the troops in Europe. Gen. Douglas MacArthur and Adm. Chester Nimitz led them in the Pacific. The discovery of penicillin in 1940 revolutionized medicine. Developed first to help the military personnel survive war wounds, it also helped increase ...
  • Two Hundred Men's Stefhan
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    After The War Of Henrettas & Fairyportas After The War Of Henrettas & Fairyportas After the carnage between Henrettas & Fairyportas the all-powerful mortal called Stefhan voyaged back to his hometown of Henrettas to celebrate victory for his town. Stefhan and his men, called Henrettasains, traveled by bus to get home. During the trip home, Stefhan and his men were ordered by the god Athena undertake some new missions. The missions were to steal the most valuable possession of the Webestere, whic...

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