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  • Weapons And Armor For The Army
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    Spartan Warfare In the 7th Century BC a new era of warfare strategy evolved. Before this new strategy, foot soldiers (known as hoplite) engaged in battle in the form of one mob for each army which on the command of their generals runs at each other and proceeds to hack blindly at the enemy with little to no direction other then to kill the enemy in front of them. This proved to be very messy and the tide of battle depended mostly on emotion and size of an army. In the name of strategy and organi...
  • 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...
  • Part Of The Continental Army
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    During the Revolutionary war George Washington gathered up all the troops that he could. Many people didn't have time to be part of the Continental Army because they had families and farms to tend to, most of the men willing to enlist for long periods of time were young and single and had nothing tying them down. The Continental Army was greatly out numbered and out matched in military experience, yet somehow they managed to defeat the strongest army in the world. The Continental Army, under pai...
  • High Morale Indicative Of Sherman's Army
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    Sherman's Army: An Examination of The March to the Sea and Beyond The Civil War is arguably the most interesting and enigmatic subject in American history. Even after rigorous study of the topic, it is difficult to fully comprehend the motives for the war. Part of this is because of the inherent complexity of the conflict, but it can also be attributed to the manner about which it is written historically. Much of the military history of the Civil War concerns itself with the broad tactics and st...
  • Important Benefit The Army
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    I retired from the Army last year July 1, 2004. After spending 23 years in the Army, I would encourage any young man or woman to join. The Army was a great experience, and I would do it all over again if given the opportunity. The benefits I received made it well worth the occasional sacrifice. Some of the benefits are full time employment, money for college, free health care, Learning new skills, and the pride of knowing you are serving your country. While in the Army I earned decent money, 30 ...
  • Racism Colin Powell
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    Book Report on Colin Powells My American Journey Introduction Retired General Colin Powell is the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He spent a career in the United States Army lasting 35 years. He retired at the rank of four star general. He started his military education and career at the City College of New York in 1954. He was the son of Luther and Arie Powell of New York, born on the 5th of April 1937. His parents were meager people and he lived in a rented apartment until the ag...
  • Standard Of Soldiers In The Army
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    History Essay i got a 39 out of 40 b / c there was no intro paragraph. enjoy, and if it helps u then please e a mil me at -goodluck The Romans once had an incredible army, consisting of many well trained, strong soldiers. Yet, as times passed and the Empires' population grew increasingly smaller, the Romans began accepting Barbarians into their army. Once these Barbarians, such as Germans began infiltrating, the Romans lost more and more control. Furthermore, these new soldiers were not as stron...
  • Civil War Armies
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    DEVELOPMENT OF THE U S ARMY Since its birth on 14 June 1775-over a year before the Declaration of Independence-the United States Army has played a vital role in the growth and development of the American nation. It won the new Republic's independence in an arduous eight-year struggle against Great Britain, at times providing the lone symbol of nationhood around which patriots could rally. During the Civil War it preserved the Union through four years of biter conflict that turned brother against...
  • Care Of Their Soldiers And Sections
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    What You Can Expect From Me as an NCO As a Non-commissioned Officer you can expect me to be a professional leader dedicated to taking care of soldiers, the mission, and the army way of life. You can expect me to use Army Regulations, Technical Manuals, and direct orders from my superiors as my guidance on what actions to take in each situation faced whether tactical or technical. I will not be afraid to make sound and timely decisions in the absence of my leadership's orders. When left in charge...
  • Roman Army Soldiers
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    Many know that the Roman Empire was by far the strongest of its time, but many don t know why they were able to accomplish such feats such as conquering almost the entire western world. It is a surprise to many that their success was not due to their large army, but rather how they how they motivated their men. The Roman Army's success was almost entirely due to their soldier's fear of the harsh discipline implemented by the Roman Army. For example, laziness was punished by decimation of a unit,...
  • If The Army
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    By: Mark Nunes Valley Forge No actual battle was fought at Valley Forge. Although, it was the turning point of the Revolutionary War. It was here that the Continental army was desperately against the ropes tired from the battle, bloody, beaten, and just about ready to quit. Even George Washington, at one point, said 'If the army does not get help soon, in all likelihood, it will disband. ' Early into the six-month encampment, the soldiers were riddled with disease and famine. Death was a common ...
  • Army Personnel Development Army Culture
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    An Assessment of the United States Army's Organizational Culture The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief analysis of the United States Army's organizational structure and its culture and how these two elements impact its workers, associates and affiliates. This paper will first examine the Army's history, development and structure to highlight the origins of the Army's. Secondly, a brief history of the Army's organizational development will be followed by a close examination of its philo...
  • Common Soldiers As An Officer
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    The Prussian Baron von Steuben, being a newcomer to the Revolutionary cause in America, was in a position to see many of the deficiencies in military discipline and their causes. The reasons for his unique insight may have be endue to the fact that he was distanced from the revolutionary ideals in America, and as a result, was able to better observe and understand them; and ultimately use them to shape his new and successful form of discipline in the Continental Army. Most of the commanders of t...
  • 1 Lb Of Hard Bread
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    Civil War Army Rations According to army regulations for camp rations, a Union soldier was entitled to receive daily: 12 oz of pork or bacon or 1 lb. of fresh or salt beef; 1 lb. of soft bread or flour 1 lb. of hard bread, or 1 lb. of cornmeal. Per every 100 rations there was issued; 1 peck of beans or peas; 10 lb. of rice or hominy; 10 lb. of green coffee, 8 lb. of roasted and ground coffee, or 1 lb. 8 oz of tea; 15 lb. of sugar; 1 lb. 4 oz of candles, 4 lb. of soap; 1 qt of molasses. The march...
  • Four Hundred Thousand Soldiers
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    Soldier The United States has long been known for having a military presence that few would dare to challenge. The catalyst has not been in having billions in defense funds, it has not been in having huge weapons of mass destruction, it is the heart and spirit of the soldier. I am very proud to be a part of this long and proud tradition of upholding the ideals set forth in the U.S. Constitution. It is something that I would recommend to all willing and able college students. It instills a sense ...
  • Army Of The Union
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    The Killer Angels Michael Shaara's book, The Killer Angels is a historical fiction of the Battle of Gettysburg, told from the point of view of various Union and Confederate officers who played a significant role in it. One of the best features of the book is Shaara's ability to manipulate one's emotions. One finds them self-cheering for both the Union and the Confederate armies at the same time. One becomes attached to the character personalities and thus makes it all the more difficult to be ex...
  • India Army And East India Army
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    The Armies involved in this story are the British army, the Indian army and the British East India company, . These forces have distinct differences in there characteristics of leadership. Their reward, discipline, and training are uniquely different and their differences bring out the true faces of these forces, and the dominantly force prevails. The British forces command is measured by the amount of money you have. .".. all the while I watched wealthy young fools buying themselves majorities ...
  • Colorful French Style Zouave Uniform
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    Imagine you are a Union soldier in the beginning of the civil war. You are at your first battle and you can hardly see anything with clouds of smoke and dust blocking your view. In your confusion you shoot at anyone that is dressed in the color of the confederate uniform. You end up killing three soldiers on your own side. This was a common situation in the beginning of the Civil War. Many inexperienced soldiers would fire on anyone who was wearing the enemy's color and end up killing people on ...
  • Doctor Winter And Mayor Orden
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    The novel The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck discusses the affects of war on the armies and conquered people. Despite their desperation, the town's people were willing to help other. They fought together for the greater cause. If they had not helped each other and worked together, they would not have been able to stand up against the occupying army. They were successful in standing up to the army only because they were together in their fight. Doctor Winter and Annie supported Mayor Orden and Ma...
  • Rome Number Of Times The Roman Army
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    The Roman Army reached its peak during the imperial period. It provided Rome with the power to extend its borders to include much of Europe and the Middle East. But as Rome started to increase its territory it made it difficult for the army to defend it. As other empires started to grow and invaded Rome Number of times the Roman army crumbled and eventually fell. At the beginning of Roman history the Roman military was made up of number of divisions, they equipped themselves with armor they made...

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