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  • Important Weapon In World War II
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    Weapons and Artillery of World War II The result of World War II was affected by many different factors. One major factor which affected the war was the weapons and artillery used during the war. Since the beginnings of time, weapons have always been around. From swords and knives to nuclear weapons and missiles, weapons have evolved greatly throughout the years. The weapons and artillery used in World War II basically were evolved types of weaponry that were used during World War I (Military Hi...
  • Most Common Weapon During The Civil War
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    The Red Badge of Courage from a historic perspective was written in regards to the American Civil war. The American civil war began in 1861 and lasted until 1865. During those five years brothers fought against brothers, fathers against there sons in what would be one of the most dramatic and brutal war ever fought. Not only was the civil war a brutal one where hundreds of thousands of people died but it also was a war that defined the very nature of humanity and the people who called this count...
  • 44 Caliber Six Shot Weapon
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    Battles have been fought since the dawn of time. Weapons have gradually become more technological and sophisticated each and every time. People learn from their mistakes, as did the Indians in the late 1700's, as well as the Confederate troops from the Civil War. The Union was victorious in this war for freedom, and to this day, the north is more the heart of the country's economy. Weapons have been around from the Neanderthals of the post-ice age, to the Taliban in Afghanistan. Rocks became kni...
  • Civil War Weapons One Weapon
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    Civil War Weapons One weapon used in the Civil War is a Sharps Carbine. It was developed primarily for Calvary, because of the shorter barrel. They were much easier to handle on horse back than their longer brother the Breech-Loader. Sharps were preferred because they could be loaded on a moving horse, something virtually impossible with a Muzzle-Loader. Also, Breech-Loaders carbine which fired moisture proof metallic cartridges, where more reliable than rifles that fired paper cartridges. As I ...
  • War In Iraq The War In Iraq
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    The War in Iraq The war in Iraq is a controversy clouded with misinformation and confusion. To get a proper view of the war we need to step back and examine both sides, pro-war and anti-war, of the facts leading to the war, execution of the war, and the effects of the war. President Bush's premise for going to war was to prevent potential weapons of mass destruction, specifically nuclear weapons, and not only to destroy current weapons, as the opposition to the war states. The Gulf War in 1991 e...
  • Saddam And His Weapons
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    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War On January 16, 1991 the Gulf War had officially started, and for good reason. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. When the United States had unwittingly given Saddam help when fighting against the Iranians, we had also given him a military that was one of the world's largest and most lethal. And so, when Saddam did not comply with the ultimatum that the U.S. had given him, Congress voted for the use of fo...
  • Detail On The Tools And Weapons
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    Tools and Weapons in Art Since the dawn of mankind, humans have crafted tools to assist them in their daily lives. From the first rock thrown in anger, to the first tree branch used to dig, society's relationship to tools and weapons has been represented in all of the visual arts. Throughout our textbook I have interpreted the recurring theme of tools and weapons in the arts. From the opening chapter we examine "Perseus Holding the Head of Medusa" Fig. 0.1 (Sporre 12). His relationship with his ...
  • Nuclear Weapons From The World
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    When one looks at the trends of nuclear weapons, it is a very scary idea. Depending on how one views nuclear weapons will influence how the world is perceived in present time. With the massive stockpile of weapons that is in the world, life, as we know it could completely be eliminated. In general we see the arms race as a necessity to keep the communists in Russia from getting to be to powerful and thus be able to threaten us with them. We needed just as many missiles as they did in order to ke...
  • Use Of Archers In War
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    The Evolution Of Warfare Throughout The Renaissance To The Age Of Religious Wars During the age of religious wars, leading to the Renaissance, warfare drastically changed. Strategies, weapons; the whole art itself was reshaped by the contact with other peoples and the strive to attain more power. Before this time, fighting was restricted to all the Medieval straitjacket would allow. "Wars" consisted mostly of the small forces of feudal nobles in their squeamish attempts to obtain more land. Once...
  • Confederate Weapons And Artillery Although The Union
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    The Weapons of the American Civil War The Civil War, also called The War Between the States, was one of the bloodiest wars in American history. What made the Civil War such a massacre? The Civil War was such a bloodbath because the technological advances were so far superior to the tactics of the infantry, that the weapons virtually obliterated the soldiers. Soldiers would form lines known as a battalions. In these battalions, soldiers would basically march to their deaths. In addition to weapon...
  • Important Factor In Modern Weapons
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    Modern European Weaponry: Shaping Changes in Warfare The human being has always found a way to inflict harm in the name of defense or simple destruction, for survival, or for the annihilation of the enemy. All within the realm of warfare, we have found a way to make sticks and stones break bones, and everything between simple technologies to the advent of gunpowder, has changed civilization and the way we live. Throughout this essay we will look at the simple truths that come from an evolution i...
  • Article By Three Noted Nuclear Weapons Analysts
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    The United States stored nuclear weapons in 27 countries and territories around the globe during the Cold War, according to 'Where They Were,' the cover story in the November / December issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. The article, by three noted nuclear weapons analysts, is based upon a newly declassified Pentagon history released under a Freedom of Information Act request originally filed in 1985. During the Cold War, 18 sovereign nations and nine former or current American terr...
  • Weapons Used In The War Many Weapons
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    Vietnam Essay: Weapons Used in the War Many weapons have been used in many different wars. The Vietnam War is no different. At one point we had over 500,000 soldiers, field medics, officers, and medical staff. Many people died in this war, that was fought over to keep communism in check. Vietnam spurred many different weapons on both sides, varying in capabilities, strengths and weaknesses. As General William Wetmore land once said, Aggressiveness, quick reaction, good use of firepower, and old ...
  • Possibility Of War With Iraq
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    Fear, power and control are the three forces that have a tremendous influence on social, political and business life in America. Although there are a lot of examples to be found, one of the current examples is the possibility of war with Iraq. Its influence on the aforementioned areas of American life are profound and various, and both three elements are present. Fear American people fear the consequences of war on Iraq, since the terrorist acts of September 11 are still in everyones memory. Pow...
  • Use Of Chemical Weapons
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    Change to Chemical Warfare in The Great War The decision by the Germans to first use chemical bombs was a very controversial one. Not only did it open up a can of worms in World War one, but changed the face of battle for years to come. The use of these new weapons lead to huge problems for the U.S. and its people. For the first time ever, the United States had to play catch-up in the weapons brigade. As the second World War came, the effects carried on and the production of hazardous bombs and ...
  • American Independence War
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    War, was born with human beings, has been a feature of the whole human history. Where there are men, there are wars -- -all varieties of wars from fighting for one!'s basic needs such as food, or for the existence and development of a nation. People usually regard war as a bad thing, and consider it as hateful as disasters like famine and earthquakes though it is so closely tied up with us. I don! t think this attitude towards war is correct. It is not accurate because there are still many advan...
  • Public Opposition Of The War On Iraq
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    President George W. Bush has decided to wage war against Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein, and deployed more than 120,000 troops surround Iraq by the middle of February 2003. Although the war plans have been delayed by Turkish intransigence and the opposition of France, German, Russia China and inside the United Nations, the process of sending troops to Iraq has been keeping on going. Bush said: "There are those nations in Europe! a France and Germany! a who do not see Saddam Hussein as a direct...
  • War On Iraq
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    War on Iraq The world of politics has been in upheaval lately as President George W. Bush has been strongly pushing to go to war with Iraq. Bush has seemed almost crazed with this need to go to war with Iraq. As you know, the Gulf War, which was entered by Bush's father, knocked out the majority of the Iraqi army, but didn't take out the biggest threat of them all; Saddam Hussein. Since the 1991 Gulf War, Saddam has been pushing our buttons. He often refuses to allow UN Inspectors into his count...
  • Advances By Way Of War
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    Advances by Way of War War is a very good way for our society to advance its ideas and technology. War lets leaders with new ideas rise to power, gives them resources to work with and stimulates a aggressiveness to reach the goal before the other side does, this aggressiveness often ends with success. I'll use WWII as a example. Some events, ideas, and technological advances that occured between the years 1940-1946 or were the results of events during WWII. In 1946 the first computer was made. I...

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