Free Essays on Family Life During The War Years

  1. The effects the Bosnian war (1992-1995) had on children.

    Lost Children of Bosnia Imagine a 10-year-old girl falling asleep to gunshots and waking up to the thud of a violent grenade. She risks her life on a daily basis just to fetch food and water, always fearful to go outside. She does not know what is going on and this makes her even more terrified. After...

  2. anne frank

     The Life of Anne Frank Jane Smith Mrs. Joyner Language Arts and Literature May 15, 2010 Outline THESIS: This research paper will explore the life of Anne Frank, the Jewish girl who managed to find hope and goodness in the midst of one of the saddest moments...

  3. Best Years Of Our Lives Essay

    2014 Hope & Redemption after WWII Prompt: Discuss how William Wyler’s The Best Years of Our Lives is an examination of the confusion and emotional turmoil experienced by American military servicemen and their families during the aftermath of WWII. Explain how the film’s focus on the three veterans- Al...

  4. “Safe Places” and What They Meant to the German People During World War Ii.

    that were Post World War II Germany. How could one come out, with a sense of starting over after what Germany went through? One could get through times of uncertainty and chaos with a sort of “safe place.” Usually these places were an actual city or house, the family, or retreating into...

  5. Social Change

    Social change The Great Depression and World War II The Great Depression and World War II cast long shadows over American life in the 1940s. During the 1930s President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal created a sense of economic optimism and eased the suffering of many, but it did not eradicate poverty...

  6. Leaving My Country

    Here is a story which illustrated how my family and I moved to Utah in the United States. My family consists of seven people. After the war in Cambodia in 1979 which had begun in 1975, my family had a very hard time finding jobs for 10 year ago in Cambodia. There was poverty everywhere in the...

  7. Ww2

    WORLD WAR II After interviewing my Grandpa, William Herman, I found out what it was like during the time of World War II. My Grandpa was able to tell me some basic facts about life through the war. World War II took place during the time of the Great Depression. My Grandpa was thirteen years of age...

  8. Creative Writing on Change

    occurred over the past few years. As he waits, he can’t help but flash back to the the horrid events he had to go through. The war was a terrible episode within his life. He completely regretted having to enlist to join. The war is over but the memories stay. His views on life have completely changed...

  9. Women Contribute to World War 1

    How Did Women Contribute To World War 1 By: Jeff M. Lerio History 30 Mrs. C. Lenz-Fabian Nov.19,2012 A Canadian woman plays an important role and contributions on the home front during the war years. They supported our country’s war efforts not only in traditional roles, but also in unprecedented...

  10. Coursework

    service. I 25 During the Civil War, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross, in 1881. Her experiences of collecting and distributing supplies to soldiers during the Civil War made her a activist for the rights of wounded soldiers. After the Civil War, she aggressively lobbied for...

  11. A Year in the South Book Review

    Name Class Teacher Date During the course of Civil War people faced many different hardships and challenges. As the war began secessionist hopes were high and they had control over the unionist. However, as the war progressed this began to change. The men that fought for the Rebels were beginning...

  12. Across Five Aprils

    the civil war tears apart a family during the hard times of the civil war. The book Follows the life of Jethro Creighton, a young farm boy in rural Illinois as he grows from a protected and provided for nine year old, to a educated and responsible young adult during the chaos of the civil war. In the beginning...

  13. Vietnam War

    Chapter 10: A Generation in War and Turmoil: The Agony of Vietnam It has been known that the Vietnam War affected many American soldiers who were involved in the war physically and psychologically. The Vietnam War was one of the most memorable wars in history. Many Americans' lives lost for...

  14. Military Marriage

    truly be measured. The military lifestyle is a lifestyle that is always full of change. These changes include the change of duty station every three years. Currently, there is also the constant cycle of 15 month deployments. Which by themselves impose permanent physical, psychological and emotional changes...

  15. Mrs. Miniver

    the simple and fulfilling life of Kay Miniver and her family as they go through the struggles of WWII. Struther shows Mrs. Miniver's optimism and vitality despite the effects of the war on her family. A narrator, who watches the family through dialogue between the family and other characters, tells...

  16. History

    Life on the Home Front during World War II Tyler Pappas Western Civilization II Professor Wade December 10th,2013 The battle at Pearl Harbor was the main event that caused the United States to enter World War II, it started changing many lives and many actions were taken to help the nation’s...

  17. History40B

    My name is Phyllis Elliott. It is currently 1945 and the War in Germany is still going on. I was born on May 7th 1928 and I am 17 years old. I was born in San Francisco, California before my parents decided to move south to a small suburb called Alhambra. I am 3rd generation American with German and...

  18. Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

    civil war tears apart a family during the hard times of the civil war. There were 239 pages it this story. The book follows the life of Jethro Creighton, a young farm boy in rural Illinois as he grows from a protected and provided for nine year old, to a educated and respectable young adult during the...

  19. A Long Way Gone: 4 Way Response

    Response Ishmael Beah was a twelve year old boy who lived in Sierra Leone and his life was about to change when the novel begins. The book starts in 1993 when Ishmael’s village is attacked by rebels. The book then covers the next three years of Ishmael’s life. The story takes place all over Sierra...

  20. Civil War Homefront

    the fighting had occurred a far distance from many families, the “War of the Rebellion”, as it was officially named, had immense but different effects on northern and southern families. The men were the ones who participated in the war, but the families were the force that aided them and struggled to survive...

  21. Week 1: Assignment: Journal Entry

    My name is Rose I am 25 years old and the year is 1865. I reside in New York, which I find such a beautiful place to call home. There are so many opportunities for people here. It is hard to believe 20 years ago I was fighting for my life to get here. The year was 1845 my family and I were forced to relocate...

  22. The Boom

    time for not only baseball would be America during and post World War II. After making it through the Great Depression and the threat of German domination going on over in Europe, baseball at this point of time does not come to mind with all of the life events going on. But on that very fateful morning...

  23. Lee-Jackson Essay Contest

    the best strategist ever seen in any war, is a man of many faces. Lee lived a life at peace, at war, and as a Christian in an unsuitable world. Living at peace is hard enough in today’s society, let alone when a young nation is falling apart at its seams. In war, recognition is highly sought after for...

  24. The Nuclear Family

    present at an undergraduate conference on “1950s Family Life.” You decide to submit a paper that will use the film Pleasantville as a case by which to show how films can depict particular values and norms of family life in this ‘golden era’ of the family. Use this essay to write the draft of your paper...

  25. Persepolis Synthesis Essay

    Persepolis Synthesis Essay During your tender years of childhood including young teenage years, you are not at the appropriate age to make important life decisions. Many of the decisions parents make for their children are for long term effects, specifically their future. In “Persepolis”, the Islamic...

  26. Uganda War

    Not most people know that families in the third world countries suffer from sexual abuse, HIV/AIDS, alcoholism and civil wars. In Uganda, there is a war going on between the Lord's Resistance Army and the Ugandan Government. The Lord’s Resistance Army is rebellious group from Northern Uganda that started...

  27. anne frank

    written during World War II while many people were being punished by the leader of Germany, Adolf Hitler for what they believed. Anne Frank and her family were part of the people being punished. Anne is a young girl who is Jewish and was persecuted for her beliefs and the way she looked. Her family went...

  28. Teenagers

    COMPANION Introduction Wednesday, April 5, 1944 ...I Finally realized that I must do my schoolwork to keep from being ignorant, to get on in life, to become a journalist, because that’s what I want! I know I can write... it remains to be seen whether I really have talent...I need to have something...

  29. Interview to a Senior Citizen

    opportunity of interviewing a veteran from the World War II and Pearl Harbor has been the most rewarding experience I have had in a long time. He is ninety-two years old and it is amazing to see how good he still looks. I have known him since my family and I moved to Fort Campbell, KY. He has an amazing...

  30. The Lost Generation

    about their ideas how World War One impacted the people of America. The novels The Great Gatsby and Rats Saw God both show how a lost society can relate to people back then and people today. Many historical and political events have taken place during and after World War One, which caused a countless...