Peasant Life Work Years
492 words(1814 - 75) The son of a small peasant farmer of Grill in Normandy, Millet showed a precocious interest in drawing, and arrived in Paris in 1838 to become a pupil of Paul Delaroche. He had to fight against great odds, living for long a life of extreme penury. He exhibited at the Salon for the first time in 1840, and married two years later. At this time, the main influences on him were Poussin and Eustache Le Sueur, and the type of work he produced consisted predominantly of mythological subject...
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210 wordsUnited States battles U. S. 038; Britain invade which they call D-Day On June 6, 1944 there was a big invasion on the northern coast of France. Normandy was the site of the invasion. The attack was scheduled to be a day earlier on June 5. Germany was occupied and not expected to be attacked from the north. The allied forces were fighting in Italy and the generals of those nations were planning an invasion. The leader of the invasion was General Eisenhower. Early on the morning of June 6 an in...
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643 wordsSaving Private Ryan Saving Private Ryan is an excellent movie. It gives an accurate picture of what happened on the fateful day of D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. Steven Spielberg directed the movie. He did an awesome job in keeping up with the accuracy and authenticity of the weapons, buildings, and props. Tom Hanks, stars in the movie along with Matt Damon and Vin Diesel, two rising stars. The movie is set on June 6, 1944 on D-Day in Normandy. In Saving Private Ryan, Captain John Miller (Tom ...
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