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German Air Force German Army
1,729 wordsA private who was aboard one of the first few gliders to reach Normandy expresses his feeling: "I experienced an interesting psychological change in the few minutes before and immediately after take off. As I had climbed aboard and strapped myself into my seat I felt tense, strange and extremely nervous. It was as if I was in a fantasy dream world and thought that at any moment I would wake up from this unreality and find that I was back in the barrack room at Buford Camp. Whilst we laughed and ...
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News World Report Korean War
1,910 wordsWar! That word is a scary word for a lot of people. Back in 1950 that word was especially scary for the people of Korea, when war broke out. This war was to last for three years. Three years of bombings, hand-to-hand combat and misery. In some cases, however, the soldiers were the safest people of all of them. Especially, if you were one of the lucky few who got to be pilots. Whether you were a pilot for Russia flying their new top-notch MIG- 15, or were flying the US, also new and top-notch, Sa...
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Divided Into Four U S Air
1,623 wordsOn June 26, 1948 the largest airlift began as the American and British forces began the Berlin Airlift. To understand how the airlift came to be, we have to look all the way back to the Yalta Conference. The Yalta Conference began in February 1945 in which the three superpowers, America, Russia and Britain, met to discuss the future of post war Europe. America and Russia were emerging as the two superpowers, and their deteriorating relationship would soon lead to many problems that would develop...
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Bibliography Bibliography Permanent Court
3,044 words... lf determine the composition, the powers and the procedure of the Committee of Arbitrators and, in the choice of the arbitrators, shall bear in mind the guarantees of competence and impartiality referred to in paragraph 2 (b) above. 5. In no case may a solution, upon which there has already been a unanimous recommendation of the Council accepted by one of the parties concerned, be again called in question. 6. The signatory States undertake that they will carry out in full good faith any judi...
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Second World War First World War
2,303 wordsAmong the most significant aspects of twentieth century military affairs has been how naval and land-based air power have transformed maritime operations. Today, much of the maritime arena is controlled, monitored, or exploited by aerospace systems. The capital ships of the modern era are the aircraft carrier and the missile-armed submarine, both weapons of three-dimensional warfare. The worlds sea lanes are monitored by aircraft and helicopters flown from the decks of aircraft carriers and othe...
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Post Cold War Second World War
2,205 words... latin was to launch the infamous Kamikaze anti shipping campaign. Though Japanese Army Air Force pilots occasionally flew on such one-way suicide missions, the overwhelming majority of Kamikazes were Japanese naval attackers. The threat of the Kamikaze was the greatest aerial anti shipping threat faced by Allied warfare forces in the war. Approximately 2, 800 Kamikaze attackers sunk 34 Navy ships, damaged 368 others, killed 4, 900 sailors, and wounded over 4, 800. The Kamikaze anticipated th...
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Six Day War Suez Canal
2,027 wordsThe Six Day War broke out on June 5, 1967, following three weeks of tension which began on May 15, 1967 when it was known that Egypt had concentrated large-scale forces in the Sinai peninsula. Egypt's force buildup in the Sinai was accompanied by other serious steps: the United Nations Emergency Force stationed on the border between Egypt and Israel and Sharm el-Sheikh in 1957 and which had provided an actual separation between the countries was evacuated on May 19 upon the demands of the Egypti...
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Royal Air Force World War Ii
1,475 wordsWhen we study history we often encounter many one sided or inaccurate descriptions of the events that we are trying to learn about. This is in large part because the people writing about these events, historians were not actually there when history was being made. They attempt to piece together a history from primary sources of the time period they are studying. Unfortunately these primary sources were often biased themselves. This is a topic that is discussed heavily by Patricia Nelson Limerick...
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Pas De Calais German Air Force
3,348 wordsD-Day, June 6 1944. Air-Power: Significant or not? A private who was aboard one of the first few gliders to reach Normandy expresses his feeling: I experienced an interesting psychological change in the few minutes before and immediately after take off. As I had climbed aboard and strapped myself into my seat I felt tense, strange and extremely nervous. It was as if I was in a fantasy dream world and thought that at any moment I would wake up from this unreality and find that I was back in the b...
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World War Ii Rolls Royce
4,505 wordsAbstract This paper deals with the contributions of the P- 51 Mustang to the eventual victory of the Allies in Europe during World War II. It describes the war scene in Europe before the P- 51 was introduced, traces the development of the fighter, its advantages, and the abilities it was able to contribute to the Allies arsenal. It concludes with the effect that the P- 51 had on German air superiority, and how it led the destruction of the Luftwaffe. The thesis is that: it was not until the adve...
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