The Iran-Iraq war, also known as the First Gulf War, was fought between the countries of Iraq and Iran from September 1980 to August 1988. The Iraqi invasion of Iran triggered the start of the war, and thus began what it would be considered as the longest conventional war of the twentieth century. Iraq...
the Civil War
August 9, 2014
The Civil War holds the record of being the deadliest war that the United States has ever been involved in. The Civil War’s death toll reached approximately 633,000 compared to the 521,000 lost in World War I and II...
The American Civil War: Why the South lost, and the North won
Several reasons exist as to why the South (The Confederate States of America) lost to the North (The Union/The United States). However, was it due to the South’s failings, or simply that the North was superior?
the period until the end of World War II. The fate of the post-war world was the main question resulting from the end of the war, and this was uncertain because the balance of power in the world became polarized. The US and the USSR emerged powerful at the end of the war, however conflict between them resulted...
6. What advantages did the colonies have in the war for independence? What advantages did Britain have?
The Revolutionary War was one of the most important events in history for America and Britain. The war, in a way, helped America become its own nation and declare independence from Britain. At the...
Book Report: “The Art of War”
Name: Chapman, Cameron L. Rank: Cpl Unit:PMO, H&S BN, BCO
Date: 19 May 2015 Book: “The Art of War” Author: Sun Tzu
The book “The Art Of War” is about looking into the leaderships point of view on tactics and war-fighting skills, such as management of troops...
When the Civil War began in 1861, the issue of slavery was not the central focus of the war effort on the side of the Union. While it was still important to many in the North, the main war aim of the Union side was to preserve the Union and make sure it remained intact. As the war dragged on and more...
War with Iraq: Is it necessary for War?
As the United States has increased its stature as a democratic imperialistic super power, so has the threat to its nation’s security both to its citizens and its military. The events of September 11th changed the way Americans viewed the world. We once thought...
The South's Disadvantage in the Civil War
The greatest battle in our nation’s history was the Civil War. The Civil war was a very complicated war but most people just say that the North won just because they were better. Well that’s not all the accurate...
A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF WAR
Written by Yuzheng Shao
Translated by Lisheng Wu
Air Force Command College
Volume Ⅰ. The Art of War………………………………………8
VolumeⅡ . Introduction
ChapterⅠ . General Introduction
What was the most significant factor for the Bolshevik victory in the civil war?
The Bolshevik victory in the civil war was down to a number of factors. The first being the role of Trotsky, the geographical advantages the Red Army had and the weaknesses of the White Army. Undoubtedly, the most...
To what extent was World War II Hitler`s war?
The second World War can be considered “Hitler`s war” due to Adolf Hitlers responsibility and actions that caused the war. He had an enormous impact and role on many events such as secretly increasing the size fo the army,which made World War 2 possible...
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To what extent was World War II Hitler`s war?
The Second World War can be considered “Hitler`s war” due to Adolf Hitler’s responsibility and actions that caused the war. He had an enormous impact and role on many events such as secretly increasing the size for the army, which made World War 2 possible...
War is Sometimes Necessary
The purpose of this essay is to show that war is sometimes necessary to resolve conflicts. I am going to show this by analyzing Eli Weisel’s claim that war is sometimes necessary when a group is being oppressed. I will then discuss Wesley K. Clark and his belief that...
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...
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History of the Cold War
Cuba possessed some remarkable characteristics as an ally of the Soviet Union. Certainly being in the Western Hemisphere and having a distinct Hispanic culture that was very different from many other...
The Unavoidable War
There is no doubt that the Civil War was the bloodiest war the U.S. has ever experienced, but could this war been avoided? In my opinion based on my sources I don’t think this war could have been avoided because of the growing hate between the North and South. What was the cause of...
The civil war was one of the most deadly wars our country has ever faced. It was between two different sides of people who believed in different ideas but lived in the same country. The start of the Civil War was really key. It showed which side the North or the South would have the advantage at winning...
What was the political impact of the war?
The outbreak of war in August 1914 led to a wave of patriotism and anti-German feeling and all-party support for the Liberal government’s declaration of war. Until May 1915, Asquith attempted to conduct the war through existing structures of party government...
Public Opinion, the War in Iraq, and Presidential
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
The George Washington University
Paul R. Brewer
Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
people are being killed; I have lost most of my freedom. What options do I have, leave the country, or hide for the rest of your life. Or go to war not only means serving your country, but helping people along the way. What were my advantages or disadvantages? None of those options were good, at that...
The Civil war was the bloodiest war in American history. The South had many advantages at the beginning of the war but they were short term advantages. The South relied heavily on trade from the North but didn't realize it until the North stopped buying their cotton. The North had population and industry...
Origins of the Cold War
Author(s): Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
Source: Foreign Affairs, Vol. 46, No. 1 (Oct., 1967), pp. 22-52
Published by: Council on Foreign Relations
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in the Middle East was a intercrural but one of the war that lead up to the Afghanistan and the second Iraq war in the Middle east. The first war that fueled the conflict was operation Desert Storm Desert Shield.The Desert Storm Desert Shield war started when saddam hussein Invaded the small country...
1. Be careful about misreading your competitors’ actions Often price wars are started due to misreading competitors’ actions or intentions. The results can be a downward spiral in prices that ruins profitability. In the packaged goods industry, a company recently discovered the cost...
and just kicked you out of it? Well that is just what we are doing to Mexican settlers in California and New Mexico, if we go to war with them. I have some persuasive reasons why we shouldn’t. My first reason is that I don’t think Mexico is ready for war. They have just gained their independence from Spain;...
studied that ‘wars are always won by the side with the most resources’?
Throughout history there have been many events that could possibly be used to argue that the statement isn’t true, and that wars are not always won by the side with the most resources. At the time of World War I Germany...
Before the United States went to war in Vietnam, there were many lessons they should have learned from the French defeat to the Vietminh. The only problem is between ignorance and greed they did not learn the lessons which were so obviously set before them.
The Art of War
In Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”, Tzu illustrates the importance of all parts of war and essentially turning war into a form of art in which aspects must be fulfilled to become ‘graceful’ at war, so to speak. Although this text which was originally written in Chinese many hundreds...