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Athenians With Their Strong Allies
288 words... bits being exposed to cold temperatures on the mountaintops and left to die. Notonly did Spartans expect to have strong, pain-endurance trained boys, but also had the women do gymnastics in order to bear strong children. These kinds of trials gave Spartaan overwhelming military outlook which led them to believe that they were invincible against any adversary, even the Athenians with their strong allies. As Sthenelaidas spoke before the war, "Vote therefore, Lacedaemonians" (Spartans) ", for ...
Most Important Secret Weapon Of The War
1,667 wordsEnigma Everyone knows the major battles of World War 2, Stalingrad, D-day, and the Battle of Britain. We read about the heroes and watch the movies about the battles but there was a hidden war going on that was more important and in a lot of ways more deadly then anyone could imagine. The main headquarters for this war was known as Station X, its real name was Bletchley Park. What was really happening there was only known to the handful of people who had Ultra clearance. Those that had this clea...
America Enters The Great War
593 wordsAmerica Enters the Great War. World War I (1914-18), also known as the Great War, was a military conflict mainly in Europe, among most of the world's greatest powers. The Allies consisted of France, Britain, Russia, and America who fought against the Central powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey. The main causes of the Great War were imperialist, territory, and economic rivalries of the two sides. The German Empire was determined to establish itself as the preeminent power of Europe. Th...
Romania Before World War
575 wordsWorld War I Romania World War I was said to be inevitable. For years there was controversy and quarrels between European countries. On June 28, 1914, in Sarajevo Gavril o Princi p, a young Serb belonging to the secret society of the Black Hand shot and assassinated Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. The killer was a Serbian. So Austria-Hungary decided to use the murder as an excuse to teach Serbia a lesson with help from its ally Germany. This was now the begging of World War I. Soon countries...
Big Target Besides Belgium For The Germans
324 wordswill submit soonFrance: France was a big target, besides Belgium for the Germans (as it was in the Second World War as well). Using out dated rifles and unreliable machine guns, the French still made a huge effort to the allies goal of suppressing the Germans and ending the war. The French commonly played a role in artillery bombardments, which made way for their forces and other allied forces to attack the enemy trenches. Italy: Italy, although in 1914 was allied with Germany, shortly switched ...
Armistice And Allied Victory
972 wordsIn 1914 the First World War began. What was thought to be a short, quick show of power turned into a four year campaign as the countries of the Triple Entente fought to prevent the Central Powers from taking over mainland Europe. By 1917 it seems the war would go on forever, dragging out, with both side appearing equal in fighting power and a trench line stretching from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea. Why is it then that eventually the members of the Triple Entente won the war? Why did Germany ...
War On The Allied Side
566 wordsThe first and second world wars were very much alike, and at the same time unique. Each war was fought in different places, at different times. However, both wars were fought between many of the same countries, but for different reasons. The beginning of WWI was surrounded by rising conflicts. Tensions caused by imperialism and strong nationalistic feelings caused countries to begin building up their militaries. Once the fear of war started, several alliances were made. Finally, the spark that s...
Immediate Causes Of World War II
986 wordsThe immediate causes of World War II were some basic causes, which may be summarized as follows: (1) Aggressive nationalism and imperialism on the part of Germany, Italy, and Japan; (2) The development of new alliances; (3) The collapse of collective security; (4) Appeasement; (5) Fascism and its doctrines of national aggression, racism, violence and disregard of human rights by Mussolini; (6) The failure of the United States to enter actively into European affairs in the 1920's and 1930's, and ...
Allied Radio During World War II Radio
871 wordsAllied Radio during World War II Radio had many uses during the Second World War. It was the easiest and most effective way to communicate during a battle, after a battle, and before a battle. The radio allowed captains to communicate what was needed to their commanding officers, and their men. Of course code names were invented to keep the listening in enemies from understanding the messages. Actually, both sides were listening in. People on either side of the fight were hired to crack the code...
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