Five Thousand Men Enemy
783 wordsThe soldiers of my army were pounding at the walls of the enemy base, ramming into the thick stone and metal with tanks and bulldozers. There was little left on the interior of those walls, having been blown away by mortar shells or destroyed by howitzer fire. The few buildings that retained anything more than a foundation were scarred black and had walls that had fallen in. The base was completely lost, or so I thought. I was in command of the regiment that destroyed the base. I thought myself ...
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Date Back 000 Tons
515 wordsGold was discovered around 3000 BC to 1200 BC. Gold probably was found on the ground and used by prehistoric man as a tool. Highly sophisticated gold art objects and jewelry discovered by archaeologists in the Royal Tombs at Ur, in what is now Southern Iraq, date back to around 3000 BC. Similarly, goldsmiths of the Chavin civilization in Peru were making ornaments by hammering and embossing gold by 1200 BC. Where and abundance in nature: Since gold is both durable and carefully guarded, most of ...
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Women And Children Arms And Legs
1,220 wordsAn amulet is a small object that a person wears, carries, or offers to a deity because he or she believes that it will magically give a particular power or form of protection. The conviction that a symbol, form, or concept provides protection, promotes well-being, or brings good luck is common to all societies: in our own, we commonly wear religious symbols, carry a favorite penny, or a rabbit's foot. In ancient Egypt, amulets might be carried, used in necklaces, bracelets, or rings, andespecial...
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Pack Of Cars Barren Wasteland Max
738 wordsOnly a few slow moving tumbleweeds occupied the desert terrain. The endless plain of dust and hot dry dirt seemed to have no occupants, it was as if the ground hadn't been walked over for years. Suddenly, the seemingly endless silence was broken by a gradual fade into a chaotic rumbling. The sound grew more ferocious and eventually became unbearably loud. Just then in the distance behind a cliff, a cloud of dust appeared and out of it raced seven cars racing at insane speeds. It looked as if the...
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God How I Miss Home In One Piece Jon
1,855 wordsIt was a cold and damp morning, the moisture stuck to skin like flies to fly paper. The loud thud thud thud of the helicopters had awaken me from my trance, after two and half hours of sleep. I had risen just in time for a fresh cup of coffee when all of the sudden a chopper touched down just outside the barracks kicking up all the debris and dirt it could find. The night before had been a hellish one, the mortar blasts and screams of my fellow soldiers had kept me awake nearly all night. And ho...
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Creating The Horse Fernand Leger Calder
869 wordsAlexander Calder was one of the most innovative and original American artists of the twentieth century. In 1926, Calder arrived in Paris and devoted himself to a project called the Circus that occupied him for over five years. This contains characters and animals made out of wire, scraps of cloth, wood, cork, labels, bits of scrap metal and pieces of rubber. Calder transported his little theater in suitcases and performed it for his friends. During his performances, Calder invented ways to simul...
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Didnt Like Change Part Of His Day Walter
1,223 wordsHe was a quiet man, never bothered anyone and hated to be bothered. Walter kept to himself mostly, no one wanted to talk to him and he was never able to find reason for conversation. He was set in his ways, and didnt like change, in fact, he wouldnt stand for it. Walter had had the same daily routine for the better part of his life. He woke promptly at 6 a. m. , used the wash room to brush his hair (what was left of it) and his teeth (what was left of them. ) After doing this, he went to his clo...
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Direction Of The Desk Riley Paused Gun
1,536 wordsCan I kill her?" the boy wondered aloud. He stood alone in the middle of a sparsely furnished room. In one corner was a small desk. Up against one wall was a tall bookcase, quite bare looking with just a few hardbound books occupying its shelves. Those two items, along with a few decent paintings, were all that occupied the room, aside from the boy, of course. Riley was the boy's name. If he had not had bigger and better things to worry about, he might have hated the name. But his name simply co...
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Pieces Of Metal University Of Pisa
430 wordsGalileo was born in the city of Pisa, on the day Michelangelo died. His parents determined the first, significant, event in his life. At the age of seventeen he was sent to the University of Pisa to study medicine. It is reported that Galileo's interest in science and mathematics was roused by this problem and then further stimulated by the chance attendance at a lecture on geometry at the university. The result was that he asked for and secured, parental permission to abandon medicine and to de...
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Effect Of Music On The Adolescent
1,008 wordsAccording to (Donald F. Roberts et al, 2003), At the simplest, most global level, people of all ages listen to music because it provides pleasure; for adolescence this pleasure can be powerful and tends to be associated with the most intense experiences of life. I chose this subject because it was one which I could relate to and provide a more in-depth personal input on. Music, in my opinion, plays a role in every decision a person makes, and every goal a person has; a persons life can unfold ac...
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Aluminium Versus Aluminum Why A Difference In Spelling
504 wordsThe metal was named by the English chemist Sir Humphry Davy, even though he was unable to isolate it: that took another two decades work by others. He derived the name from the mineral called alumina, which itself had only been named in English by the chemist Joseph Black in 1790. Black took it from the French, who had based it on alum, a white mineral that had been used since ancient times for dyeing and tanning, among other things. Chemically, this is potassium aluminium sulphate (a name which...
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Life On Earth B And C
1,459 wordsCarbon dioxide is a colorless, odorless, non-toxic, and slightly acid-tasting gas. Sometimes referred to as a carbonic acid gas, the molecule consists of one atom of carbon joined to two atoms of oxygen. It occurs naturally in the atmospheres of many planets, including that of earth. Carbon dioxide is uniformly distributed over the earths surface at a concentration of about 0. 033 %, or 330 parts per million. It was called fixed air by the Scottish chemist and physician Joseph Black in the 1750 ...
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Charles Babbage Steel Pipes Machine
411 wordsCharles Babbage I Charles Babbage A. Was born in London 1. He was born on December 26, 1792 2. He was the son of Benjamin Babbage, who was a London banker. 3. Babbage stayed a bachelor all of his life and never got married. 4. Babbage became his own instructor of algebra, he loved solving mathematical problems. B. Charles Babbage attended Trinity College in Cambridge in 1811. 1. It was about that time that Babbage first acquired the interest in calculating machinery that became his consuming pas...
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Father Didn T
1,009 wordsCharles Goodyear was born in New Haven, Connecticut on December 29, 1800 to Amasa and Cynthia Goodyear. Charles? s father was a hardware manufacture and a merchant. Amasa Goodyear built mainly farming tools like hayforks and scythes, which he invented. When Charles was a teenager he wanted to go into the ministry and become a pastor, but his father convinced him that he was a good business man and placed him in the hardware store of the Rogers brothers in Philadelphia at the age of seventeen. He...
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Corinth Became Famous Cities Like Corinth City
918 wordsCORINTH AND ITS ECONOMY Present and past cultures have many similarities. One similarity comes to mind that stands above them all. I m referring to the comparison of today s stock market to the exchange of goods within the ancient cities of Greece, in particular, the city of Corinth. One of the most economically important communities in ancient Greece was the city of Corinth. But what made Corinth, or Korinthos as known in those times, such a vital part of the country s commerce? After searching...
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Age Of 15 Children Under The Age
1,570 wordsIn Child Labor Child Labor In the past few years, a great deal of attention has been drawn to the global problem of child labor. Virtually everyone is guilty of participating in this abusive practice through the purchase of goods made in across the globe, usually in poor, developing nations. This issue has been around for a great length of time but has come to the forefront recently because of reports that link well known American companies like Wal-Mart and Nike to the exploitation of children....
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Forrest Gump Doesn T
996 wordsThe film Forrest Gump was out on the big screen in 1994, it was directed by Robert Zemeckis. In the movie Tom Hanks stars as Forrest Gump. The movie is based on the book written by Winston Groom. Forrest is faced with a challenge; the normal IQ s start 80 and Forrest s is 75. This borderline intelligence quotient places Forrest in the deficient range. Forrest doesn t look too far into things. John Twyning wrote an editorial the film, which explains that the movie doesn t present history in a rea...
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Hard Drive Operating System
1,322 wordsHow to Install a Hard Drive I. As you accumulate software, you may find your hard drive is running out of space. A. Bloatware B. Here I will help you gather the needed equipment, install, and troubleshoot a new hard drive. II. What will you need to complete this task? A. Needed tools B. Purchase cost C. Benefits III. We are now ready to begin installing the hard drive installation. A. Installation preparation B. Removing the case C. Removing the old hard drive and installing the new hard drive D...
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Eye And Ear Protection Eye And Ear Rifle
565 wordsHow to shoot a Ruger rifle The rifle that Im going to explain how to shoot is the Ruger M 7, Bolt-action. 243. Shooting can be fun and relaxing, but first you need to become familiar with your firearm. Once familiar you can learn safety and finally get to the fun part of actually how to shoot. To become familiar with your rifle is straightforward and simple. There is the stock, which is usually made out of wood, but fiberglass is now becoming more popular. The stock is what your shoulder support...
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Called Ion Exchange Process Called Ion Exchange Terbium
454 wordsWhat is Terbium? Terbium Terbium What is Terbium? How and what is Terbium used for in everyday human life? Where is Terbium's origination point? Many people have never even heard of the element Terbium and you may ask why not? But all these questions and more will be revealed within the body of this essay. Terbium was discovered in a small Sweden town called Ytterby in the year of 1843, by a man named Carl G. Mosander. But at this time it could not be confirmed as an element, and it took 30 year...
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