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Quiet On The Western Front Trench Warfare
5,601 wordsAll Quiet on the Western Front Chapter Summary By: Jesse Cody All Quiet on the Western Front is an anti-war novel from the opening chapters. Many critics of the novel in the early days after the publication of the novel blamed Remarque for writing for shock value. They did not want to believe his novel represented the truth about World War I. In many ways, such people were like Paul's schoolmaster, Kantorek. They wanted to cling to classical, romantic notions of war. However, Remarque wrote his ...
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Quiet On The Western Front Hand To Hand Combat
5,692 words... by comparison. In many ways, the bond forged between soldiers in trench warfare is the only romanticized element to Remarque's novel. All Quiet on the Western Front - Chapter 6 Summary The Second Company returns to the front two days early. On their way, they pass a shelled schoolhouse. Fresh coffins are piled by the dozens next to it. They make jokes to distance themselves from the unpleasant knowledge that the coffins were made for them. At the front, they listen to the enemy transports an...
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All Quiet On The Western Front Report
5,627 words... than it might otherwise have been. ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT: FRAU (MRS. ) BAUMER Paul's mother is a courageous woman who is dying of cancer. She is the most comforting person Paul finds at home. She alone does not pretend to understand what it is like at the front. Paul is in agony over her illness and is overwhelmed by the love she shows him by preparing his favorite foods and depriving herself in order to buy him fine underwear. ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT: FRAU (MRS. ) KEMMERICH ...
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Wilfred Owen Trench Warfare
602 wordsWilfred Owen was a famous British war poet in World War I. The horrible violence of war turned Owen into a poetic genius. In a two-year period during the war, Owen published only four of his poems, and grew from a negligible minor poet into a famous English-language poet. His poems were antiwar poems of his life in trench warfare. Wilfred Owen the son of Tom and Susan Owen was born on March 18, 1893, in Oswetry, England. He was educated at the Birkenhead institute and at Shrewsbury Technical Sch...
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World War 1 Trench Warfare
725 wordsWorld War 1 is perhaps best known for being a war fought in trenches (Grolier 94), ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine-gun fire. In Erich Remarque's novel All Quite on the Western Front that is exactly how he described trench warfare. Remarque showed World War 1 as a war fought in trenches, which he depicted well leaving out only a few minor details. The trenches spread from the East to the West. By the end of 1914 trenches stretched all along...
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World War 1 Poets
1,926 wordsWorld War I was the first major war in which virtually every country took part. Because of the large number of countries involved in this war, there were many casualties by the time everything returned to normal. This war had a long lasting impact on just about everything. During the four years of the war (1914 - 1918) the number of known dead has been placed at approximately 10, 000, 000 and about 20, 000, 000 wounded. (Langer) Although the numbers of injured and killed were huge during the war...
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Trench Warfare European Nations
1,322 wordsS. Asin philosophies to the West. Third World countries w/ collective widespread lasting poverty in Asia, Africa, South and Cent, Amer. Low life expect. High inf. mortality. Poor health. Underdeveloped, lack of resources create this as well as colonization and exploitation by imperial powers. Trench Warfare (WWI) a new dev'd method of fighting utilizing ditches dug on the western front = deadlock and killing thousands of soldiers for virtual stalemate. 3 X Entente-France, Russ, GB (WWI). 3 x All...
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Trench Warfare War Effort
1,346 wordsGallipoli truly demonstrated the view points of Australians and the effects the war had on them. A deceiving perception of the war was emphasized, forgetting the warnings and traumas which were so evident by the end of the movie. Innocence was lost before young boys even had a chance to really live their lives. Misleading propaganda and nationalism encouraged the war effort. Much could have been prevented, yet the naivete of the elders and youth alike kept the inexperienced going on for more. Mi...
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Trench Warfare Deep Inside
1,086 words... He has told me of the villages lost and the lives ruined. He told me of the devastating impact war has on the human spirit; how those experiencing the wrath of war find themselves unable to return to civilian life. Its very ironic if you analyze war closely, how so many people give up their own lives and freedom to preserve the freedoms of their fellow countrymen. War. It just does not make sense. This perception is seen in the book where, hundreds of thousands of young men gave up their liv...
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First World War World War One
1,330 wordsThe Battle of the Somme started in 1916 following the battle at Ypres in 1915. After it went on over a long period of time, it was to become one of the most famous battles of the First World War. It was a protracted engagement, which resulted in appalling carnage. The Battle of the Somme is proclaimed to be such a great battle because of the certain strategies and the specific objectives used, the tragic results of the battle, and the consequences of the battle concerning the many conflicting po...
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Archduke Francis Ferdinand First World War
2,849 wordsCauses of World War I The First World War had many causes; the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. The spark of the Great War was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife by a Serbian nationalist on the morning of June 28, 1914, while traveling in a motorcade through Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Archduke was chosen as ...
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Archduke Francis Ferdinand Franco Prussian War
7,184 wordsThe Causes and Effects of World War What were the causes and effects of World War I? The answer to this seemingly simple question is not elementary. There was more to the onset of the war then the event of an Austrian prince being murdered in Serbia, as is what most people consider to be the cause of World War I. Furthermore, the effects of the war were not just concentrated to a post-war era lasting for a generation of Westerners. No, the effects of the war were widespread throughout the world ...
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Trench Warfare Gatling Gun
339 wordsCivil war inventions New inventions during the Civil war lead to the development of new weaponry. Some of the new inventions include the Gatling gun, new bullets, Breech loading cannon, ironclad ships, Dahlgren gun, and trench warfare. The Gatling gun invented by Dr. Richard Gatling was a multi-barreled cannon which allowed troops to shoot multiple rounds rapidly without reloading and served as the predecessor to the machine gun. Prior to the war, it was discovered that by giving the bullet spin...
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Dulce Et Decorum Est Iambic Pentameter
1,781 wordsHistory has taught us that no other war challenged existing conventions, morals, and ideals in the same way World War I did. World War I saw the mechanization of weapons (heavy artillery, tanks), the use of poison gas, the long stalemate on the Western Front, and trench warfare, all of which resulted in the massive loss of human life. We must remember not only that the battle casualties of World War I were many times greater than those of World War II, wiping out virtually a whole generation of ...
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Dulce Et Decorum Est First World War
803 wordsThe first World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved. No one was immune to the effects of this global conflict and each country was affected in various ways. However, one area of relative comparison can be noted in the experiences of the French and German soldiers. In gaining a better underfeeding of the French experience, Wilfred Owens Dulce et Decorum Est was particularly useful. Regarding the German soldiers experience, various selections from Eric Maria Remarques All Quiet on...
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Machine Gun Fire Trench Warfare
2,018 wordsIs it glorious to die for your country? . This question has been posed to many young people about to embark on war although the answer has usually been yes in response to their country due mainly to the fact that the government instills it in the people of the country to support ones country and one way is to send young abled bodied men into the army. If you were one individual that was not in favour of fighting for your country you would surely become an outcast by the countries people. To avoi...
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Won The War Trench Warfare
1,666 wordsWas the Four Years on the Western Front the Generals´ fault? There are many different perspectives to the question above. I intend to look at some and say reasons why they are to blame and why some blame could be put on other people. Most people think they are to blame but most of them have not heard the arguments why they are not to blame. There are other aspects why the four years on the western front might not be the Generals´ fault. These are that they had not adapted their tacti...
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World War One First World War
2,513 wordsEveryone is faced with struggles in life, whether physical or emotional. These struggles inevitably shape an individual? s personality and outlook on life. Timothy Findley? s novels, The Wars and Stones, suggest that the consequences of struggles in life result in a journey of self- discovery. War exists in the character? s physical and psychological accounts of the horror of life. In the novel The Wars, Robert Ross actually goes to war and fights in World War I. In the novel Stones, Minna Joyce...
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Dulce Et Decorum Est First World War
828 wordsComparison Of German And French Soldiers Experiences Comparison Of German And French Soldiers Experiences Comparison of German and French Soldiers experiences Essay submitted by Unknown The First World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved. No one was immune to the effects of this global conflict and each country was affected in various ways. However, one area of relative comparison can be noted in the experiences of the French and German soldiers. In gaining a better understandin...
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Trench Warfare Shell Shock
801 wordsTrench Warfare Every aspect of the war, is ugly and brutal. The worst aspect of this war was trench warfare. This trench warfare was so horrific, it cause many people to loose their minds, or even worse, loose their lives. There were many things that made this style of fighting brutal; the 3 significant ones are the fighting conditions they had to live in, the poor supplies they had to rely on, and thirdly the poor defensive conditions they were in with all the new weapons to use, like poison ga...
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