Joe Louis fighting against racism in ww2

The son of Sharecropper, Joe Louis fought his way through the ranks of amateur and professional boxing, and winning the worlds heavyweight champion, a title he held from 1937-1949. Louis is perhaps best known for his legendary match up against German boxer Max Schmeling. Schmeling defeated Louis when they first fought in 1936, and in … Read more

About the Japanese Occupation Malaya

During the Second World War, Japanese Army takes charge of Malaya. The Japanese occupation caused uncertainty and chaos for the local residents. During the Japanese occupation in Malaya for 3 ? years, all the local people were controlled by Japanese and they had suffer a lot at that time as the policies brings social, economic … Read more

Grave of the Fireflies

Formalism is an approach which contains intrinsic properties and treats each work as a distinct or unique work of art. The historical context, the author, or any other external contexts are not necessary or important in interpreting the meaning (Barrot &Sipacio, 2016). It tackles more on the formal features of the text or story like … Read more

The Siege of Bastogne

The Siege of Bastogne took place in Germany in the year of 1944. It was a part of the last major German offensive campaign during World War II called the Battle of the Bulge which involved 250,000 German forces and 80,000 American forces. Germany’s main goal during this operation was to capture the harbored city … Read more

Josef Mengele’s Biography

Josef Mengele Josef Mengele was a “so-called” scientist who killed many Jewish people in the Holocaust. He was a German doctor who lived his life to continue his studies at all costs. Josef Mengele was born on March 16, 1911 in Gunzburg, Germany to a somewhat wealthy family of five his father was founder of … Read more

Canada’s Involvement in the Second World War

Canada involvement in the second world war was well calculated because unlike the first world war, where it plunged into the war as soon as the United Kingdom got involved, in the second world war, Mackenzie King, the Canadian leader had to wait until the parliament consented to the involvement and Canada got involved only … Read more

The Causes of World War Two

The Second World War began on September 3rd, 1939, almost exactly two decades after the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, a peace treaty ending World War I. There were countless causes for the war, but the causes can be broken up into seven main points. The Treaty of Versailles itself was a document that … Read more

Kamikaze Pilots

During World War II in the Pacific, there were pilots of the Japanese Imperial Army and Navy who made suicide attacks, driving their planes to deliberately crash into carriers and battle- ships of the Allied forces. These were the pilots known as the Kamikaze pilots. Because right-wing organizations have used the Kamikaze pilots as a … Read more

The Nuremberg trials

During World War II the Allies were determined that both Hitler and the men around him should be punished for starting World War II and the crimes they had committed while they were waging it. These crimes included the extermination of the Jewish people of Europe known as the Holocaust or the Shoah. After some … Read more

The Beginning of World War II

At daybreak on the first day of September, 1939, the residents of Poland awakened to grave news. A juggernaut force of tanks, guns, and countless grey-clad soldiers from nearby Germany had torn across the countryside and were making a total invasion of the Poles homelands. Germanys actions on that fateful morning ignited a conflict that … Read more

World War II – The Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles faltered to heal the bitter mess that formed between countries in World War I. It left Germany in a terrible position and gave them a desire for dictatorship. Germany had been ordered to disarm its military and put strict rules on when and how the Germans could rearm. In 1931, Adolf … Read more

Effects of the WWII Atomic Bombs

When the atomic bomb went off over Hiroshima on Aug. 6th, 1945, 70,000 lives were ended in a flash. To the American people who were weary from the long and brutal war, such a drastic measure seemed a necessary, even righteous way to end the madness that was World War II. However, the madness had … Read more

The Beginning of World War II

At daybreak on the first day of September, 1939, the residents of Poland awakened to grave news. A juggernaut force of tanks, guns, and countless grey-clad soldiers from nearby Germany had torn across the countryside and were making a total invasion of the Poles homelands. Germanys actions on that fateful morning ignited a conflict that … Read more

M1 Garand Rifle

I am doing this report on the M1 Garand for Mr. Walker 182’s History Class. The Garand is a fascinating World War II semi-automatic rifle. In the sub-sections below I will describe the developement history of the gun, the service history, and info on different versions. I wanted to add diagrams of the M1 rifle … Read more

Pearl Harbor Essay

The recent terrorist attacks on September 11th in Washington and New York City caused the greatest loss of life in a domestic incident of war since Pearl Harbor. Many Americans felt the September 11th events were similar to the surprise attack by the Japanese in 1941 on the United States on Pearl Harbor. The United … Read more

World War II – The Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles was a violation of Wilsons ideals. The Treaty is one of the most important agreements (or disagreements) that shaped 20th century Europe socially and physically. Woodrow Wilson on January 22, 1917 in an address to the United States Senate called for a peace without victors, but the Treaty signed by the … Read more

Life Experiences In Farewell To Manzanar

The book, Farewell to Manzanar was the story of a young Japanese girl coming of age in the interment camp located in Owens Valley, California. Less than two months after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which stated that the War Department had the right to declare which people were … Read more

Farewell To Manzanar: Review

In spring of 1942, immediately after the United States entered war with Japan, the Federal government instructed a policy where hundreds of thousands of people of Japanese ancestry were evacuated into relocation camps. Many agree that the United States government was not justified with their treatment towards the Japanese during World War II. This Japanese-American … Read more

Farewell to Manzanar: Book Report

In the true story “Farewell to Manzanar” we learn of a young girl’s life as she grows up during World War II in a Japanese internment camp. Along with her family and ten thousand other Japanese we see how, as a child, these conditions forced to shape and mold her life. This book does not … Read more

Catch-22: A War Comedy

The novel, Catch-22, is a comedy about soldiers during World War II. However, this comic scenes and phrases are quite tragic when they are thought about, as most things related to war are, which makes this comedy completely absurd. The best way to represent this idea is through the characters in the book, specifically, Yossarian, … Read more

Joseph Heller’s Catch-22: Short Review

Joseph Heller satirizes, among other matters, red tape and bureaucracy in his first novel, Catch-22. The novel concerns itself with a World War II bombardier named Yossarian who suddenly realizes the danger of his position and tries various means to extricate himself from further missions. Yossarian is driven crazy by the Germans, who keep shooting … Read more

Rise Of The Superpowers

It is often wondered how the superpowers achieved their position of dominance. It seems that the maturing of the two superpowers, Russia and the United States, can be traced to World War II. To be a superpower, a nation needs to have a strong economy, an overpowering military, immense international political power and, related to … Read more

Kamikaze Pilots Essay

During World War II in the Pacific, there were pilots of the Japanese Imperial Army and Navy who made suicide attacks, driving their planes to deliberately crash into carriers and battle- ships of the Allied forces. These were the pilots known as the Kamikaze pilots. Because right-wing organizations have used the Kamikaze pilots as a … Read more

Susan Griffin’s “Our Secret”

Susan Griffin’s “Our Secret” is an essay in which she carefully constructs and describes history, particularly World War II, through the lives of several different people. Taken from her book A chorus of Stones, her concepts may at first be difficult to grasp; however David Bartholomae and Anthony Petrosky say that, “Griffin writes about the … Read more

A man named Adolph Hitler

In the Second World War, a man named Adolph Hitler, the leader of the infamous Nazi regime, had a plethora of things on his mind. From guarding the stricken land of Poland against Soviet advancement, to making sure the western shores of the Atlantic Ocean in France were closely guarded, Hitler had much to worry … Read more

Events Leading Up To The Bombing

Before entering World War II, Japan had many other problems to deal with. It had begun to rely more and more for raw materials (especially oil) from outside sources because their land was so lacking in these. Despite these difficulties, Japan began to build a successful empire with a solid industrial foundation and a good … Read more

Post WW II and Japan

World War II took place beginning at 1939 and ending in 1945. Japan was the last opposing country to surrender to the US Allies on September 2nd, 1945. Ending the long, horrific seven-year war. Upon Japan’s admitted defeat, the U. S. invaded and took occupation of the country for seven years. Though assumed to be … Read more

Oral Report D-Day

World War II was one of the largest and most violent wars in the history of mankind. Frank Vinci, my grandfather, was in that war and he is still alive today to tell about it. He has now reached the age of seventy-eight, but he still vividly remembers countless details of the war. Frank was … Read more

Veterans Women In World War II

During World War II Hitler was skulking around Europe pretending to save Germany, military minds in Washington were stonewalling women’s organizations, patriotic pressures, and anyone who had the temerity to suggest that women should be in the military. The politicians, in typical gerrymandering fashion, made flimsy promises of considering an auxiliary of sorts while quietly … Read more

Dicks’ Androids and Scotts’ Replicants

Philip K. Dick has written over fifty novels, and is considered among some of the greatest experimental writers of the 1950s and ’60s, such as; William Burroughs, J. G. Ballard, and Thomas Pynchon. (Star 34) He has written science- fiction and regular fiction. His fiction usually spoke of people trying to figure out who they … Read more

Post-War Insanity

This is a novel somewhat in the telegraphic schizophrenic manner of tales of the planet Tralfamadore, where the flying saucers come from. Insanity is a major theme in Kurt Vonneguts life and in turn his novels tend to be a release for his thoughts of mental illness. Vonneguts characters tend to embody him or at … Read more

Salvador Manuchin

General systems theories emerged in the biological and social sciences following World War II. This led to the conceptualization of the individual as an interdependent part of larger social systems. Systemic therapy does not focus on how problems start, but rather on how the dynamics of relationships influence the problem. The therapist’s goal is to … Read more

World War II: A Violation

The Treaty of Versailles was a violation of Wilsons ideals. The Treaty is one of the most important agreements (or disagreements) that shaped 20th century Europe socially and physically. Woodrow Wilson on January 22, 1917 in an address to the United States Senate called for a peace without victors, but the Treaty signed by the … Read more

Pearl Harbor: Isolationism

It is a common held belief that America has historically been a nation driven by the ideology of isolationism. The best cases for these arguments are through our unwillingness to participate in either world war. The lynch pin being the events that happened in Pearl Harbor. I will try to dispel this theory in my … Read more

Espionage in World War II

Many of us can remember playing childhood games when we were younger. One of my personal favorites was hide and seek. My favorite part of the game was when I was hiding and tried to watch where the seeker looked while he or she searched. Of course I could have been caught, but it wasn’t … Read more

World War II: Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor were not awaken by the familiar sound of a bugle but by gunfire and explosions. This attack led to other events in World War II such as, America’s involvement in the war and the dropping of the Atom Bomb at Hiroshima. Between the years of 1920 and 1940 dictators came to power in … Read more

World War II: Problem of evil

After the World War II and the Holocaust, many Jewish and Christian people were left wondering why God would let such a thing happen. Many felt estranged, as if God had somehow abandoned them in their most desperate time of need. The world needed an explanation as to why God would let such a thing … Read more

Before World War II

Before World War II broke out the world took a wild ride during Hitlers rise to power. The entire world didnt think that he would become as powerful as he became. Hitler achieved his power by relying on the nerviness of the world to sit back and allow him to do what he wanted. The … Read more

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor was certainly one of the most dramatic turning points in United States history, with all the elements that go along with an epic drama: heroes, villains, propaganda and conspiracy theories. It propelled the country from an isolationist continent into the spotlight on the world stage. World War II changed the way the world … Read more