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  • Conventional Aerial Bomb
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    A bomb is a container filled with an explosive, incendiary matter, or gas that can be dropped, hurled, or set in place to be detonated by an attached exploding device. It may range in design from a homemade device used by terrorists, assassins, or clandestine raiders to a sophisticated weapon of war. The original bomb, an ancestor of the hand-thrown GRENADE, was simple container filled with black powder (see GUNPOWDER), which was set off by a fuse lit by the thrower. In the 16th century, the Dut...
  • Atomic Bomb
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    It is important to carefully examine history in order to learn from previous mistakes, and also to ensure that the same mistakes are not repeated. The Manhattan project is an excellent example. This program allowed the United States to unleash the power of the atom, thus, introducing a new and devastating element into warfare. Although they managed to come in first in the race with Germany, the U.S. bears the responsibility of having introduced the atomic bomb, and have the blood on their hands ...
  • Use Of The Bomb
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    A Necessary Evil The United States use of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki changed the face of the world. The bomb notified the world that a new age of atomic energy was upon us. Technology was increasing at such an astronomical rate that new forms of energy were being discovered and put to violent uses. This forced the world to be prepared for the incredible power and responsibility of atomic energy. The Atomic bomb also notified the world of America's superiority in military technolog...
  • Little Effect On The Vietcong
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    By Gerard Chretien Tactics in Vietnam were an important factor in the victory of the Vietcong over the U.S. There were fundamental differences in their fighting methods, which the Vietcong were able to take full advantage of. The Vietcong used Guerrilla warfare, this meant that they used their knowledge of the area they were fighting in to hinder the U.S. The U. S army had been used to conventional warfare, in the form of bouts of fighting. Guerrilla warfare meant that they had to be constantly ...
  • Small Bomb
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    I. Life Kaczynski was born on May 22, 1942 to Wanda and Theodore Kaczynski of Evergreen Park Ill, a tidy and middle class suburb of Chicago. The second son Ted's brother, David was born in 1950. As children, both kids were very reclusive, not playing with any neighbor children and rarely seen outside of the house. At a young age Ted started to show signs of being a gifted learner, he skipped a year in elementary school and his junior year in high school. Ted spent most of his early life studying...
  • Advises From Many American Military Leaders
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    The Most Difficult Decision Ever President Truman stood in the oval office full of many advisors, but was truly alone ready to make the hardest decision, which would change the world forever. Is dropping the bomb the right decision for the president to make? Dropping the bomb wasn't the right decision to make, because many people lost their lives and it wasn't right to make that move. On December 7, 1941 the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and on December 8, 1941 the president of the United States ...
  • Dropping Of The Atomic Weapon On Japan
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    The Atomic Bomb There has been a long standing debate on why the atomic bomb was used to defeat Japan. The threat of Russian advancement in Europe and in Asia was enough to worry the top officials in the United States and British governments. Wherever the Russians moved through they took for themselves. The imminent invasion of mainland Japan and the allied casualties that came with it were also a factor in the decision to drop the bomb, as said in document A. The dropping of the bomb was not en...
  • More Powerful Hydrogen Bomb
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    Executive Summary Throughout time, unfortunate differences of opinion between nations have led various cultures and peoples to war. The technological advance of weaponry led researchers and military strategists to the ultimate destructive device ever used: the atomic bomb. Even as the awesome power of the atomic bomb continued to be discovered, research continued on the more powerful hydrogen bomb. Luckily, the hydrogen bomb never proved its power. These devastating weapons changed the face of w...
  • Strategic Bombing With Military Objectives
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    Forgotten War Crimes 'The holocaust was such an unthinkable horror, the Nazi dictatorship so uniquely evil, that the calculated firebombing of more than half a Milan defenseless civilians in the dying days of the war had just fallen by the wayside. ' 1 History is defined as all recorded events of the past, but with textbooks, historical journals, and other respected documentaries all denying, or refusing to acknowledge and give responsibility, the ruthless and criminal bombing of Dresden does no...
  • First Atomic Bombs
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    Atomic bombs were the first nuclear weapons to be developed, tested, and used. In the late 1930's physicists in Europe and the United States realized that the fission of uranium could be used to create an extremely powerful explosive weapon. In August 1939, German American physicist Albert Einstein sent a letter to U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt that described this discovery and warned of its potential development by other nations. The U.S. government established the top secret Manhattan P...
  • Web Goblin Htm Here
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    There are many super heroes I could have chosen to do this report on, but I chose not to. Instead, I chose a super villain we all know; his name is the Green Goblin. The meaning of a super hero is a figure endowed with powers usually used for fighting crime. So a super villain would be a figure endowed with powers used for causing crimes. The crime causing Green Goblin was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditto in July of 1964. He filled the position of Spiderman's most deadly villain. He first app...
  • Dropping Of The Bomb
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    The Atomic Bomb was used more as a weapon of surrender upon the people of Japan than it was used as a display of power towards the Soviets in 1945. The Japanese military had already shown an unwillingness to surrender throughout the war, and this feeling was made famous by their infamous use of suicide pilots, called kamikazes. They had 5,000,000 troops scattered throughout the Pacific Theater of Operations, and an American invasion of the Japanese homeland would have lasted until late 1946 at t...
  • Use Of The Bombs On The Japanese
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    The history of destruction dates back as far as mankind has existed. The constant wars, battles, and death have left an imprint that will forever be engrained into our past. When disastrous events occur, our world begins to change in some way. We often read about the great destruction of World War I, but it's very difficult to know the true feelings and opinions of what was happening during that time. This is one small example in the history of destruction. World War II followed suit when it tur...
  • Atomic Bomb On Japanese Cities
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    THE ATOMIC BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI WAS IT NECESSARY Christopher Philippi HS-102 May 3, 1999 On August 6 and 9, 1945, the only atomic bombs ever used in warfare were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The mass destruction and numerous deaths caused by those bombs ultimately put an end to World War II. Was this the only way to end the war, however Could this killing of innocent Japanese citizens had been avoided and the war still ended quickly. This paper will go i...
  • Back Into The Museum The Persona
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    Upon the beginning of Mary Jo Salters Welcome to Hiroshima materializes as a visual holiday to a different country. However, the detail of imagery reveals a different sort of poem. The theme of the poem is a gloomy look at how humans destroy each other. The careful imagery of the lingering effects of war, the devastation of human life and the shadowy unknowns of the future through images of shock, guilt and numbness bring the event to life. The persona recounts the bomb and admits its devastatin...
  • Nuclear Bombs During The Vietnam War
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    What could happen if we used nuclear bombs in Vietnam during the War Nuclear warfare is an issue that I don t fully agree with or am in favor of. I think there is no need for nuclear weapons due to there mass destruction and world threatening affects. If these weapons are incorrectly handled or fell into the wrong hands, the world as we know it could start deteriorating. Before I can explain to you, what could happen if we used nuclear bombs during the Vietnam War, you must know the effects of t...
  • Atomic Bombing
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    In August of 1945 nuclear weapons were exploded upon the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. Following these atomic bombings, Japan surrendered. But were the atomic bombings necessary to save Allied lives and end Japan's threat to world peace while avoiding a deadly invasion of the Japanese mainland? The Germans surrendered to the Americans on May 8th, 1945. President Truman wanted to end World War II in the Pacific as quickly as possible. After a hard fought war we had pushed the Japanes...
  • Japanese Victims Of The Atomic Bomb
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    Racist propaganda is often misunderstood by humans alike. People frequently throw the words around without knowing their true meaning. The term is composed of two separate words; racist and propaganda. Racist is defined as one race being superior to another. Propaganda is the widespread, systematic distribution of information intended to help or injure and institution, a cause, or a person. The two of these together are used in a very clever manner. The most common use of racist propaganda is du...
  • My Experience Of The Atomic Bomb
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    The Szilard petition. The first version of the letters is much more direct in its way of delivering the message to the president. There are some passages in the first text which uses a more agrresive language than the second. Ex. Letter one, line nine: "The destruction of Japanese cities, by means of atomic bombs may very well be an effective method of warfare" and in the second text it says: "attacks by atomic bombs may very well be an effective method of warfare" In the first letter it also sa...
  • Explosion Of The Uranium Atomic Bomb
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    On August second of the year 1939, Albert Einstein sent a letter, written by Leo Szilard, to President Franklin D. Roosevelt telling Roosevelt of the opportunity that nuclear power could be harnessed into a weapon, and also warning of the threat of Germany discovering how to make it first. Both this opportunity and this fear led to the development of the Manhattan project; a group of scientists dedicated to finding use for atomic power as a weapon. In the 1930's there were many interesting and i...

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