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60 Free Essays on Life At War

  1. Jfk: His Life and Legacy

    JFK: His Life and Legacy On November 22, 1963, while being driven through the streets of Dallas, Texas, in his open car, President John F. Kennedy was shot dead, apparently by the lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald. The world had not only lost a common man, but a great leader of men. From his

  2. Ferdinand Prosche: Life and Achievements of a Pioneer

    Ferdinand Prosche: Life And Achievements of A Pioneer German engineer Ferdinand Porsche is certainly one of the most important figures - if not the most imporant and influent-in the history of automobile making. This outstanding Teuton was born on September 3rd, 1875 in Mafferdorf, Germany.

  3. The Life of John F. Kennedy

    The Life of John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline Massachusetts on May 29, 1917. He attended Harvard University and graduated in 1940. From 1941-1945 he served in the United States Navy, during World War II. In 1946 he was elected to the United States House of Representatives.

  4. Charles Darwin: His Life Story of Discovery

    Charles Darwin: His Life Story of Dicovery Andy Zerzan Biology Mr Herron 1st Hour Extra Credit 10/95 "The Catholic church has absolutely no view on 'Darwin's Theory of Evolution' or 'Darwinism' what is commonly believed by the magistarium is that one should not necessarily take the Bible in a

  5. Metaphors That Justify War

    Metaphors that Justify War Kevin Steiner Truth Uncloaked Do you think we had all the information that was at the President's disposal when he made the decision to deploy our troops in the Gulf? Do you think having that information might have made you feel more comfortable about our involveme

  6. Human Life and Fire

    Human Life and Fire The world is full of powerful forces. There are forces that effect the entire society and there are forces that only effect a select part of it. One of the most powerful forces of nature is fire. Fire is constantly present in today's society. Whether it be by staying

  7. World War One Trench Warefare

    Introduction World War 1 was like nothing that had ever happened in the world before. Although it was inevitable, the horrific loss of life was pointless. Almost no-one except the politicians ruling agreed with it, which has been proven by soldiers diary's, and most famously the football

  8. Prisoners of War

    Prisoners of War BY: Presented to: Mrs. Provato ENG 2A0-04 Wednesday December 8, 1993 Dear: The International Red Cross I am writing a letter to you today to mention how the prisoners of war were treated throughout the second world war. If you have never been a Prisoner of War (POW

  9. Religion in American Life

    Religion In American Life Dave Ross SOCI 250/2 2/18/97 Computer Assignment #1 Religion used to be a very important component in an American's life. Protestantism was as American as Mom and apple pie. Families would don their "Sunday best" and go to church early on Sunday mornings. However, this

  10. An American Crisis: Gulf War Syndrome

    An American Crisis: Gulf War Syndrome Imagine a soldier that is willing to die for his country in the Persian Gulf region, so that Americans could pay less for petroleum products in the Gulf, the soldier serves his country, with honor, loyalty, and dignity. In an attempt to win the war, Saddam H

  11. The War at Gettysburg

    The War at Gettysburg By Nick Jones Getting There On the way to Gettysburg was tough. It was a long hard and tough journey getting there because there was no other way to get there for the army besides walking. It was so hard that some people died, and some got sick. The trip there was ver

  12. War Sucks

    reader is taken into another world, a world of hate and destruction, a world suffering severely from a pointless war. Meet Paul Baumer, a young German man of eight-teen. After joining the German army during WWI, along with several of his friends, he learns that their platoon would be almost con

  13. Life of Viktor Frankl

    Viktor Frankl was born in Vienna, Austria on March 26, 1905. He graduated from the University of Vienna with 2 doctorates in Medicine and Philosophy, both before the start of World War II. He was taken prisoner in the war and spent 3 years at Auschwitz, Dachau and other concentration camps. He

  14. William Shakespeare's Life

    William Shakespeare's Life By Paul Bleier William Shakespeare was a supreme English poet and playwright, universally recognized as the greatest of all the dramatists. A complete, authoritative account of Shakespeare's life is lacking; much supposition surrounds relatively few facts. His day

  15. The Personal and Professional Life of Aahperd Leader

    Dr. Celeste Ulrich is one of our greatest American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAAFERD) leaders. She has worked extensively to earn many prestigious honors among many teachers around the United States. Dr. Celeste Ulrich was born on August 24, 1924 in Baltimore, M

  16. World War One-Life in the Trenches

    THE GREAT WAR - LIFE IN THE TRENCHES Words cannot express how terrible life in the trenches was. Young men had just been taken from home and forced to fight. It is impossible to imagine how homesick and frightened they would've been. During their lives in the trenches many probably believe

  17. The Trojan War

    The Trojan War The Trojan War took place in approximately the 13th century. The ancient Greeks defeated the City of Troy. The Trojan War started after an incident at the wedding feast of Peleus, the king of Thessaly, and Thetis, a sea goddess. All the gods and goddesses of Mt. Olympus had been

  18. Creative Writing - World War I: Letter Home

    Creative Writing - World War I: Letter Home Dear Mum, How are you getting on? I hope that Dad's cold is better. Send my best wishes to everyone! I am writing to you from the barracks of our regiment. My training is going well; I have many good friends here, and although the training I have been

  19. Just War Doctrine and the Gulf Conflict

    Just War Doctrine and the Gulf Conflict In evaluating US involvement in the Iraq conflict in terms of the Just War Doctrine - jus ad bellum and jus in bello - it is my opinion that the US adhered to the Doctrine in its entirety. The US acted justly both in its entering into the Gulf conflict (ju

  20. The Life of King David

    The Life of King David In this essay I will be talking about the life of King David. He was a man who went from being a giant slayer, to a king, to a man in exile and, then he went back to being a great man. As a boy, David was a shepherd. He took care of his father's sheep. He was a very courageo

  21. Aristotle Courage War and the Bible

    Introduction From Desert Storm to Tailhook, prevailing attitudes about military women are being reformulated and tested in myriad ways. How smoothly or quickly a shift in attitudes occurs is chiefly a matter of leadership. Commanders must give women equal access to a level playing field on w

  22. Use of Paralanguage and Kinesics in Everyday Life

    Use of Paralanguage and Kinesics in Everyday Life The use of kinesics and paralanguage in everyday life is the most prominent use of persuasion we use subconsciously. They are used subconsciously because you may not know what they mean. Which can cause cultural tension if you do something that

  23. What Is War

    A word never has a single meaning. Almost every word, in every almost every language has a dual or multiple meanings. The lexical or the dictionary definition of any word is the most precise, comprehensive and direct, one can ever expect. It is on to the human mind, to explore its dominions, derivin

  24. Compare How Hobbes and Augustine Think the Condition of War Arises and

    Compare how Hobbes and Augustine Think The Condition of War Arises and Defend One Author's Account of `ordinary' Morality As An Antedote For It Augustine believes that the condition of war arises when the perfectly ordered and harmonious enjoyment of God is disrupted (The City of God, 690) wherea

  25. The Business Life of Ancient Athens

    The Business Life of Ancient Athens The Business Life of Ancient Athens is an informative book about different aspects of Ancient businesses and Ancient ways of dealing with money. This book first starts out by explaining the agricultural aspects of Ancient Athens. Agriculture was not well for A

  26. African-American Troops in the Civil War: the 54th Massachusetts

    African-American Troops in the Civil War: The 54th Massachusetts The Fifty-fourth Massachusetts was organized in early 1863 by Robert Gould Shaw, twenty-six year old member of a prominent Boston abolitionist family. Shaw had earlier served in the Seventh New York National Guard and the Second Ma

  27. Main Characters in the Warsfamous Last Words

    In the novels, The Wars and Famous Last Words Timothy Findlay has used facts from history to write fictions which convey a message about life and war. The Wars is a story of World War I, but it actually depicts the life of a young sensitive man who has fought the battle not only in the fields but a

  28. The Civil War

    The Civil War The American Civil War was a grave turning point in the history of North America. It was a conflict that pitted the Northern states of the American union against the Southern states. The war raged for four years, from 1861 to 1865, and was marked by some of the fiercest military

  29. War Iraq

    In this article I will try to exam the reasons that lead the Bush administration to order the US invasion and the war in Iraq, the events prior to the invasion and the current situation in the region. In order to understand the reason we should look first into past relationship between the US, Ira

  30. How Have War Memorials Changed over Time and What Does This Tell Us About Wider Societal Attitudes to the Commemoration of Warfare and Its Victims?

    The twentieth century, the century of total war, of industrial warfare and of conscript armies, has left behind survivors and later generations who engage time and again in memorialisation and acts of remembrance as commemoration. In combatant countries there is a proliferation of memorials; memoria