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Allied Invasion of Southern France

- 1. Critique the German Army Group G Commander’s efforts to balance the operational factors in achieving assigned objective(s) and protecting the German operational COG against the dual threat of the FFI and the anticipated Allied amphibious assault. German Army Group G Commander General Blaskowitz’s failed in his efforts to balance the operational factors to achieve his assigned objectives and protect the German operational COG. The misuse of space, time and force combined with the operational objective failures highlight the German Army Group G Commander’s mistakes....   [tags: Operations Strategy]

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Allied Invasion of Southern France

- 1. Critique the German Army Group G Commander’s efforts to balance the operational factors in achieving assigned objective(s) and protecting the German operational COG against the dual threat of the FFI and the anticipated Allied amphibious assault. General Blaskowitz, Commander of German Army Group G had an extremely challenging task of balancing operational factors to achieve his organization’s assigned objectives. The German leader, Adolf Hitler, and his German armed forces high command OKW had a desired end state of German dominance of Europe....   [tags: Operations Strategy]

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Allied Response to The Holocaust

- Actions Speak Louder than Words: Allied Response to the Holocaust The extermination of Jewish people during World War II was a horrific and merciless event that was effectively stopped by the Allies. Once the Allies became aware of the Holocaust, they immediately took action to end it. There have been countless suggestions of what the Allies could have done to prevent the Holocaust, however those would not have been as effective as the solution the Allies had put in place. Despite arguments that the Allies did not make a strong attempt to saving the Jews, by putting all their resources into the complete defeat of Nazi Germany, they were essentially doing all they could....   [tags: extermination, jewish people, horrific events]

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Assessment of Eisenhower as Supreme Allied Commander

- Question #1 The purpose of this essay is to present a brief statement of Eisenhower’s critical thinking as the commander of the Mediterranean Theater in 1942-43 using the Critical Thinking Model proposed by Dr. Steve Gerras. Two of Eisenhower’s decisions or actions will be assessed using components of the Critical Thinking Model to determine if he did or did not demonstrate critical thinking. The model used in this discussion is a derivative of the Paul and Elder model. The elements of the model discussed throughout this analysis are clarify concern, assumptions and, inferences ....   [tags: Critical Thinking, Model]

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Outcome of the Allied Offensive in 1916

- Outcome of the Allied Offensive in 1916 The Battle of the Somme can be shown as a victory or a failure, because the Allies only gained 7 miles in the four month campaign and they didn’t even manage to complete their objective of reaching Bapaume. Bad experience combined with bad tactics plus the fact that bad orders made the whole offensive seem quite disastrous. The Battle of the Somme was intended to be a French British effort on the 1st August 1916. However, the French had many casualties at Verdun and so the offensive was put forward to 1st July, by order of General Joffre....   [tags: Papers]

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Allied and Axis Power in World War II

- Allied and Axis Powers World War II is one of the most well-known wars in today’s society. In this war, many countries separated into two power groups known as the axis and the allies. The axis power group consisted of seven countries; the major countries on the axis power side include Germany, Italy and Japan. The minor countries that were involved in the Axis powers are Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Finland. The three most powerful countries of the axis power where ruled by dictators. Germany’s leader was the infamous Adolf Hitler....   [tags: churchill, roosevelt, charles de gaulle]

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Medal of Honor: Allied Assault

- Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Printer friendly version Bazooka Med Hide & Seek Platform: PC Code: 23446 Just when you think you're doing a good job against the Nazis in MOHAA, you run into something like Bazooka Med Hide & Seek. Here's how the game is played. Complete the Sniper's Last Stand level and then continue to the next level and save all the soldiers. When you approach the tank, your screen goes blank and a message appears: "You have 60 seconds to find a safe hiding spot and then Bazooka Med will be on your trail." If he finds you (and it's most likely he will), you'll experience one of the true horrors of this war....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Respiratory Therapist are Are Allied Health Care Specialists

- Respiratory Therapists are allied health care specialist. Respiratory Therapists evaluate, treat, and assist their patients with breathing or cardiopulmonary disorders. They provide patients with oxygen and connect those who cannot breathe on their own to ventilators. Additionally, Respiratory Therapists examine patients regarding their respiratory ailments, test patients lung capacities, remove mucus from the patient’s lungs, provide emergency resuscitation in cases of ceasing breathing, etc. Respiratory therapists must have a good technical aptitude and be attentive to be able to work under stress....   [tags: cardiopulmonary disorders, ]

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Allied and Central Powers

- Allied Powers Fance has not forgotton its humiliating defeat at the hands of Germany in 1871. France was waiting for the chance to reestablish its power on the continent. France was willing to ally itself with another longtime enemy, Britain, to strenghten its hand against Germany. Great Britain had traditionally followed a policy of neutrality, which served it well. Yet some Britains were now calling for a new alliances, to counter the rising power of the German Empire. Britain depended on industrial strength for survival....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Assessment of the Reasons for Allied Victory in 1918

- Assessment of the Reasons for Allied Victory in 1918 During 1918, the effect of Stalemate along the Western Front saw 4 years of war trying to break it. Ideas and technology were outdated and often tactics were unrealistic. A stretch in German supplies, the intervention of the USA, the strategic strength of the allies along with the deteriorating German homefront effort due to the naval blockade saw the collapse their war effort. From the failure of the Schlieffen Plan due to poor planning and heavy reliance of the 42-day deadline, the German army also had the difficulty of fighting a war on two fronts....   [tags: Papers]

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- CHAPTER III METHODOLOGY This chapter dealt with methods and procedure in conducting the research on the implementation of Hepatitis B vaccination among the students of School of Allied Medicine. Research Design This study utilized a descriptive method. As noted by Travers (1979) the descriptive method was cited for the investigator to gather information about the present existing condition. The principle aimed to explain the method which described the nature of a situation, as it exists at the time of the study and to explore the causes of a particular phenomenon....   [tags: Medical Research ]

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WWII Allied Forces Looked to Win the War with Operation Market Garden

- ... Deployment This operation consisted of two separate missions. Operation Market, the airborne assault targeted key bridges and terrain in the vicinity of four cities. The 101st would be responsible for securing approximately fifteen miles of the corridor, including the city of Eindhoven and bridges at Zon, St. Oedenrode, and Veghel. The 82d Airborne Division was to drop in the middle to capture bridges over the Maas at Grave, the Waal at Nijmegen, and the Maas-Waal Canal in between, plus the high ground southeast of Nijmegen....   [tags: mission,troops, army]

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The Bombing Operations Carried Out by Allied Forces Against Germany: Questions and Answers

- The bombing operations carried out by allied forces against Germany during the Second World War is an important part of the war. The bombings had a dramatic impact on Germany at this time and shaped how the Second World War was fought ultimately future warfare. During the Second World War aerial warfare was still a new concept that had been introduced during the First World War. Bombing was an even newer tactic, that offered the advantage of hastening the defeat of ones own opponent without prolonged conflict and carnage on land, like trench warfare on the western front in the WW1....   [tags: world war II, british army, japan]

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Advancements in Technology in the Allied Air Forces During World War Two

- Extended Essay Throughout the 20th century, the Allied Air Forces during World War II experienced rapid advancements in technology, mainly with the immense amount of new aircrafts that were being made, as well as the new tactics used. This progress would greatly influence modern day as it pushed for the evolution of the air force, as it pushed the boundaries of what was possible. The Allied Air Forces consisted of the United States Army Air Forces, The Royal Air Force, and the Soviet Air Force, all of which increased in control and power as the war went on, resulting in the vast improvements of aviation, Air power started to become one of the most prominent aspects of the war directly...   [tags: aircrafts, tactics, battles]

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- CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Background of Study Hepatitis B is a disease caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV) which infects the liver of hominoidae, including human, and cause an inflammation of the liver called hepatitis. The disease was originally known as "serum hepatitis" that caused epidemics in parts of Asia and Africa, and it is endemic in China. About a one third of the world's population or more than 2 billion people have been infected with the hepatitis B virus. This includes 350 million chronic carriers of the virus....   [tags: Health ]

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The Importance of Technology in Producing the Allied Victory in the Crimean War

- It is no coincidence that the Allied victory in the Crimea coincided with the completion of a railway between the port of Balaclava and the besieged city of Sevastopol. This technological innovation immediately solved the supply problems that had been hindering the Allied armies, and lead to their final victory. More than any previous conflict, the Crimean war was influenced largely by technological innovations. Developments such as the railway, modern rifles and the telegraph, compared to other factors, had the largest influence on the outcome of the war....   [tags: Papers]

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Allied Unity as the Main Factor in the Eventual Defeat of Napoleon

- Allied Unity as the Main Factor in the Eventual Defeat of Napoleon During the years of 1812-1815 there was a lot of change and a lot of conflict in Europe. Napoleon was at the centre of all the change and conflict and in the end he was sorely beaten. The question asks to what extent was allied unity responsible for the defeat of Napoleon, this essay will answer by looking at developments in Europe between 1812 and 1815 and how large a part allied unity played in Napoleon's defeat....   [tags: Papers]

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The Submarine War and the Allied Response in the Second World War

- The Submarine War and the Allied Response in the Second World War In September 1939, with the beginning of World War II, German U-boat operations got under way against allied forces; the allies responded to the U-boat threat with a number of counter measures. The combined affect of protection of ships by convoys, harassment of U-boats by airplanes, and other anti-submarine warfare measures, reduced the ability of the U-boats to cut Britain off from her suppliers in North America. In order to assess the effectiveness of the allied response, it is first necessary to look at the U-boats....   [tags: Papers]

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A Different View of World War Two: Global Territory and the end of the Holocaust

- ... Together the Allied powers held a large percentage of the worlds surface and had built and sustained their large empires through centuries of exploration and expansion via war and forced colonialism. The Axis Powers which consisted mainly of Germany, Italy and Japan all shared one commonality in that when their empires were formed the worlds territory had already been divided up and occupied by the Allied powers. Germany and Italy were both relatively new countries and prior to the formation of their states the areas were made up of small separate regions....   [tags: History, Allied, Power]

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The Events and Happenings During World War II

- The Preparation for the World War II After the Events of World War I, the battle isn't over yet. The Axis Forces continuously plans to continue the World War against the Allied Forces by resigning treaties and recruiting more soldiers. The Allied Forces started spreading several recruiting posters and fliers to get more troops or soldiers for the upcoming war and same as the Axis Forces. "The government expected the war to disrupt and threaten the lives of civilians left at home." (The National Archives)Almost all civilians departed far away from the war zone, but a few of them refused to go far away and stayed at their own homes.Both the Allied and the Axis Forces started ea...   [tags: germans, europe, allied forces]

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Operation Market Garden the Battle of Arnhem

- After heavy defeats in Normandy in July and August 1944, the remnants of the German troops were retreating from France through Benelux to German borders. In German lines was spreading desertion. Units disintegrated in the fight were escaping in all direction from the front back to Germany. Fast progressing of western Allies caused difficulties in supply, as the fighting was getting away from beaches. The whole Allied troops were supplied through the Normandy beaches and harbor Cherbourg. The Germans knew about the Allies problems and tried to keep ports as long as possible....   [tags: operation, allied, aviation, command]

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World War 2: The Demise of the Axis Powers

- Around 1939 to 1942, the axis powers had a very dominant lead in World War 2. It almost seemed like there would be absolutely no chance of stopping them. As it’s been said, sometimes people with the highest power can make forgetful mistakes that can cost them their seat. But the amazing thing is both Japan and Germany were at their highest point in power by 1942. In just a matter of 3 years, all is lost. So the only main question that still stands: what exactly happened. Germany’s main demise in World War 2 consisted of fighting yet another two front war, but instead fighting a four front war (air, east, western, and southern front from Italy)....   [tags: fighting, war, axis, allied]

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Analyzing the Treaty of Versailles

- The first agonizing world war was fought between the Allied Powers and the Central powers, and lasted four years. The war finally ended with the Treaty of Versailles. According to Discover Diplomacy, a treaty is a formal, written agreement between sovereign states or between states and international organizations. The treaty was signed in Versailles Palace, France, giving the treaty its name. It was written by the Allied Powers: Great Britain, France, The United States, and Italy. The four countries negotiated the treaty, to some might think was fair, or unfair, to Germany, whom which was part of the Central Powers....   [tags: the big four, allied powers]

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D-Day by Stephen E. Ambrose

- ... Then Ambrose discusses the numerous briefings that the troops underwent before the invasion was even launched and then he writes about the process behind General Eisenhower’s deciding to launch the invasion. Once that actual invasion begins, Ambrose uses oral history accounts from men on both Utah Beach and Omaha Beach to tell the story of how the day progressed. The end of the book is taken up with the British and Canadians on Gold Beach and Sword Beach, as well as the actions of the British airborne units....   [tags: normandy landings, allied armada]

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Events of World War II

- During the 1930s, a world war had been brewing and countries eventually joined in the war picking sides. In other words, the Axis Powers were against the Allied Powers. The Axis Powers consisted of Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria versus Britain, France, Russia, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Poland, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Yugoslavia, Netherlands and the United States. The attack on Pearl Harbor occurred on December 7, 1941. Furthermore, it was an initiated attack by the Japanese without warning....   [tags: axis, allied, pearl harbor]

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Pro-allied Elements in the Film, Casablanca

- Audience members, when seeing Casablanca, would associate it as a war film, and I agree with that, but to be more precise, it is a pro Allie war film. The literary elements in the film are the reasons why it can be viewed this way, with the emphasis on the plot and characters. The timing of when the film was released also supports the idea of it being an anti Axis film. Although it was set in 1940, it was made a year after Pearl Harbor and America entering the war, but it was released right before the Allies had a meeting in Casablanca, so the filmmakers seemed to have wanted the audience to empathize with the Allies....   [tags: Film Analysis, Movie Analysis]

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The Contribution of the Battle of the Somme to the Allied Victory in the First World War

- The Contribution of the Battle of the Somme to the Allied Victory in the First World War The conclusion to the First World War was the armistice in 1918. The allies were victorious. The question that needs to be asked is if, how and to what an extent the Battle of the Somme in 1916 contributed and helped this victory. The popular view is that the Somme may have hindered the allies in their quest for victory and that in no way was the Somme a major factor in the allied victory....   [tags: Free Essays]

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The Importance of Technology and Other Factors in the Allied Victory in the Crimean War

- This essay will look at all the factors and then ascertain the effect each had on the outcome of the Crimean war. To make this easier I have categorised the factors in to leadership and organisation, battlefield tactics, strategy and technology. The allied leadership in the Crimean war was weak and held surprisingly little commanding power over many aspects of the war. Lord Raglan, an old, inexperienced and cautious man, was the commander of the British troops. He had only acquired the position on grounds of seniority and was not the strongest of commanders....   [tags: Crimean War Essays]

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World War I: The Assassination of Austrian Emperor's Nephew

- How did the war start. World War one started with the assassination of the Austrian emperor's nephew, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, on June 18, 1914, while they were visiting Sarajevo, part of the Austria-Hungary Empire, the province of Bosnia Herzegovina. The assassination by a Serbian Nationalist caused the Austria Hungary Empire to plan to start war against Serbia. Instead of reacting quickly to the incident, Austria Hungary made sure to have a treaty with Germany. This allowed Serbia to create a treaty with Russia....   [tags: enlistment, central powers, allied forces]

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World War II and a Separate Peace

- I chose an article titled “World War 2” taken from the Colombian Electronic Encyclopedia. It is a detailed account of World War 2. It explains how the war began, as well as major events throughout it and how it affected the United States. I found that this article related to our book in many ways. The story takes place during the time period in which World War 2 occurred and the characters entire lives revolve around it. The author begins by introducing the cause of World War 2 and the events that took place before it reached the United States....   [tags: Allied forces vs the Axis countries]

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Treaty Of Versailles

- The Versailles treaty was the peace settlement between Germany and the Allied powers that eventually ended world war one. Even Though it ended this war the treaty of Versailles was hated by many American and Germany. Germany made many threats to the Allied powers. The passing of the Treaty of Versailles resulted in unpopular backlash from both Germany and America. France, Italy, Britain and the U.S. met at the Capitol to talk about the terms of peace for the post war. Germany thought this was unfair due to the fact they were not able to attend this talk....   [tags: germany and allied power, hitler]

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Operation Overlord: The Downfall of Hitler

- Imagine you are an anxious Allied soldier, swimming through an ocean of water up to your shoulders, while having an eighty pound bag on your back, worrying you might drown. There are hundreds of bodies floating around in the water, with distant fog blocking your view. You hear what sounds like thousands of machine guns shooting away at every moving target, and see ripples in the red-color coated water from machine gun fire like little waves striking your already weeping soul, while you stager to shore....   [tags: allied soldiers, nazy germany, bombers]

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Effectiveness of the United Nations in International Conflicts

- The United Nations emerged from flame and destruction, from bombs and debris. Six years and one day was how long the most terrible war in all of human history lasted, a war meant to stop the spread of tyrannical fascism and cruelty that had taken root in the hearts of the Axis nations of Germany, Japan and Italy. Over sixty million left dead and a world of divided nations left after in its dark wake, per statistics given by Emily Owen. From this pain and death the world community finally realized that they could not continue to act so divided if the world and human civilization were to survive....   [tags: war, league of nations, allied powers]

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Adolf Hitler and The Nuremberg Race Law

- ... The word holocaust means "great destruction, caused especially by fire." Hitler wanted Aryan people who shared his beliefs and strengthened Germany. In total, 11 million people were killed, six million of which were Jewish. The other five million people were made up of the other "undesirables", including Gypsies, Poles/Slavs, the physically or mentally disabled, Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, dissenting clergy, socialists, communists and people of color. Hitler and the rest of the Nazi party created camps to hold, imprison, or kill the undesirables....   [tags: world war II, allied powers, nazi]

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Operation Overload or D-Day

- ... According to the historical records, the three main objectives of Canadians were: “to establish a beachhead along the give miles between Courseulles and St-Aubin-sur-Mer, to push through the gap between Bayeux and Caen, and to penetrate to Carpiquet airfield some eleven miles inland” (“Canada”).The first wave involved soldiers hitting the beaches and overcoming the obstacles as they went into the killing zones of the German gun positions. Despite the heavy casualties in the first wave, the Canadians relentlessly fought their way into the towns and advanced into the Axis territory....   [tags: allied forces, world war I, canadians, germans]

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The Battle of Normandy

- ... With the exception of Omaha Beach, Allied landings at Sword, Gold, Utah and Juno had been relatively casualty free. Precise planning and the use of the so-called ‘Funnies’ to swiftly get off the beaches had greatly helped this. However, further inland, the Allies faced a major obstacle that was to greatly assist the Germans and hinder the Allies as they attempted to move inland – hedges. Normandy was ‘bocage country’ with countless fields bordered by large hedges. These afforded the Germans excellent hiding places for their anti-tank guns – such as the feared 88 – and machine guns....   [tags: france, allied forces, world war II]

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The Role the Media Played in Helping the United States Join World War II

- ... Film, radio and government posters contained forms of propaganda that appealed to the emotions of American citizens. Navarro quoted a quote from President Franklin Roosevelt “Hostilities exist. There is no blinking at the fact that that our people, our territory and our interests are in grave danger.” (said by Roosevelt) fueled the American citizen to join the support of participating in World War II. Propaganda posters instituted by the government were one method used to appeal to the American citizens....   [tags: leaers of the Allied forces, media outlets]

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Precision, Cleverness, and Allies Are Key to Success

- Precision, Cleverness and Allies Are Key to Success What is being strategic. What is being a tactician. Is everyone capable of these skills or is it just a few who are. Who has these skills and/or qualities. Is it just for heroes in society or can others have these traits. Medea, a barbarian in the city of Corinth, is a character from the play “Medea and Other Plays” written by Euripides, is a decisive planner, who knows how to manage her cleverness in her surroundings, and how to build allies to get out of a sticky situation; thus, she should be apart of the “Strategist Club,” which consist of honorable Greeks and non-Greeks in society, because she consists of the qualities which make a str...   [tags: control, precision, allies]

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The Failure of the Allies to Act during the Holocaust

- Regarded as a major fault in the world’s history, the Holocaust claimed the lives of over eleven million people, including six million Jews. Initiated by Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany, the Holocaust progressively denounced the Jews’ rights and severely restricted the Jewish peoples’ lives with many anti-Semitic decrees. Moreover, other groups of people, such as Gypsies, Slavic people, disabled people, homosexuals, Communists, and Socialists, were also mistreated in Nazi Germany, as they were considered “racially inferior”....   [tags: World History, Nazi Germany]

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What If the Allies Had Invaded France in 1943?

- From the standpoint of risks and rewards, an Allied cross-channel invasion in 1943 rather than 1944 would have been more effective for the following reasons. First, German defenses were not capable of repelling a 1943 invasion. Second, the Allies had the requisite resources and capability to carry out a successful amphibious invasion. Finally, a more efficient and effective use of resources could have ended the war earlier and on more favorable geopolitical terms for the British and Americans. I....   [tags: History, War, Normandy, Marshall Memorandum]

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The Oppression Of Rome's Italian Allies During The Social War

- There was one main cause of the social war and that was the oppression of the Roman allied states by Rome. The Social War was documented well but there is a lack of variety of primary sources as with most ancient material. The majority of our knowledge about the Social War comes from Appian, the first book of the civil war was not organized well so it is a debatable source. We lost books by the Roman historian Livy that would have been helpful. The Social war was a civil war between Rome and its allies....   [tags: equality, upper-class, rights]

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World War I: Alliances and Known Allies

- Allies (1907-1914) Allies are states cooperating with each other, which is usually done by treaties. The Entente powers or the allies were the countries with the central power during the World War 1. The countries that were part of the triple Entente were the French Republic, The British Empire and the Russian Empire, and the countries that were a part of the triple alliance were the Germans, Austro-Hungarians, and the Italians. In 1915, Italy ended its alliance with the Germans and Austro-Hungarians and they entered the war on the side of the entente....   [tags: Government, Conflicts, Europe]

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The Vitality of Rome’s Loyal Allies for Expansion

- ... In these policies Rome gave each of her allies “the status and degree that the situation required,” creating loyalty amongst the two. (Tingay and Badcock, 13) These policies also provided freedom and independence, which for most states was too irresistible to forfeit. As a result, these policies further strengthened the loyalty and cooperation between Rome and her allies. (Tingay and Badcock, 13) Hence, loyalty and cooperation—even after being conquered—prevented her allied states from turning against her, allowing expansion to occur....   [tags: conquer, army, protection, military]

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Japan and the Malayan Campaign During World War II

- Japan instigated the Malayan Campaign for various reasons. The prime motive was to somehow acquire the goods vital for Japan's industrial advancement. The campaign officially began on 8 December 1941 shortly after midnight. It started when the Japanese forces docked in Singora and Patani in Thailand, and Kota Bharu in Malaya. The Malayan Campaign consisted of much bloodshed in many battles that were fought in Malaya between the Allied (English, Indian, Australian, Chinese, Malay) and Axis (Japanese) forces....   [tags: Allies, Attack]

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The Strategy Of The Allies On D-Day

- In the years since 1945, it has become increasingly evident that the alliance between the British and the United States was often in disagreement over the correct strategy to insure the final defeat of the Axis powers. Early on, both British and American staffs could agree that Germany represented a greater military threat than Japan, but they did not often see eye to eye on the strategy that would most efficiently defeat them. The Americans were early and persistent advocates of a direct strategy, a cross-channel attack that would first destroy German military in the West, and then drive deep into the heart of industrial Germany to end the war....   [tags: History World War two II 2]

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How The Allies Won World War II

- During World War II, Germany’s military was superior to anyone else in the world, with far more advanced technology, tactics, and weaponry. They had a fearless leader who would stop at nothing to make his country great again. Their closest rival, the Soviet Union, was almost out of the picture with a death toll of over 26 million. On top of that, Germany had nothing to lose, and would not conceivably stop. So how then, with all odds against them, did the Allies win the war. A combination of factors affected Germany’s downfall, such as lack of morale, unwieldy weapons, and failure to work with its so-called allies....   [tags: World History ]

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The Contributions of the P-51 Mustang to the Victory of the Allies

- The Contributions of the P-51 Mustang to the Victory of the Allies 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....   [tags: World War Two American History Essays]

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Investigating Athens' Treatment of Her Allies

- Investigating Athens' Treatment of Her Allies During the period of 478-431, Athens’ treatment of her allies changed dramatically as she rose to become the leader of an empire. The establishment of the Delian League marked the beginning of a significant series of events, which lead to Athens’ rise to extreme power. From the evidence of Thucydides and the inscriptions, it is possible to track the progress of these events and the rapidly changing treatment that Athens enforced upon her allies....   [tags: Papers]

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To what extent did the French Resistance assist in the allies liberation of France?

- The French Resistance (La Résistance française) was a collaboration of individual movements against the German occupation of France and the Vichy regime that complied with the Nazis during World War II. Starting in 1940 and ending with the liberation of France, French people from all ends of the economic and political spectrum united in different Résistance groups to perform guerilla attacks, run underground newspapers, provide intelligence to and from the allies, and manage escape networks to allied territory for political enemies and others persecuted by the Nazis (Aubrac, 3)....   [tags: World War II]

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Weapons of Choice for the Allies and the Axis during World War II

- World War II culminated in a global war. The countries that submitted to the onslaught of WWII included the United States, Germany, and the Soviet Union. By picking a pistol and long rifle from each country used during the war, one can quickly perceive which country had more fighting power and controlled the fronts of the battle line. The weapons of choice of the United States consisted of the Colt 1911 and the M1 Garand. The Colt 1911 was a huge caliber pistol with a .45 ACP scorching down the barrel....   [tags: fighting power, warfare]

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The Battle of the Bulge and the End of World War II

- On a frigid December morning on the Ardennes Range. An erie moonlit fog covers the land. Thousands of sleeping Allied soldiers are awakened by the buzzing of artillery shells and enemy mortars crashing near their resting places. The Battle of the Bulge will forever be one of the most influential battles of World War II. At around 5:30 AM, on December 6, 1944, a report of strange flickering lights on the German front line came into Allied headquarters from a lone American sentry at the front of the allied lines....   [tags: Allies,Hitler, Second World War]

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D-Day: An Overview of that Important Day

- June 6th, 1944- the Allied invasion of Northern Europe, also known as, D-Day. The British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, was convinced that the only means to beat the Germans was to fight the war on the French soil itself. On the evening of June 5, 1944, more than 150,000 men, a fleet of 5,000 ships and landing craft, 50,000 vehicles, and 11,000 planes sat in southern England, positioned to attack secretly across the English Channel along the Normandy coast of France. This force was the largest fleet in history and represented years of training, planning, and supplying....   [tags: Allies, World War II]

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D-Day and its Victory

- On June 6, 1944 The Allied Forces of America, Britain, and Canada had devised and launched a plan to invade Normandy, France and take it back from the mass German occupation, this invasion took 2 years of planning and preparation in order the allied forces to achieve victory and was still a big gamble for the Allied Forces despite all the preparation for it. This was invasion named “Operation Overlord” by American General Dwight “Ike” Eisenhower and would soon to be known as D-day, one of the biggest victories against Nazi Germany occupation in World War II....   [tags: Planning, Allies, Word War II]

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Auschwitz: Should It Have Been Bombed?

- Many debates still arise surrounding the Holocaust. One such debate is whether the Allies could have and should have carried out a bombing on Auschwitz. During WWII, the leaders of the Allied forces were confronted with the decision of whether to bomb the crematoriums at Auschwitz II (Auschwitz-Birkenau). These crematorium were the biggest complex of mass murder the Nazis used during the Holocaust. The decision not to bomb Auschwitz was a hard one for the Allies, but was ultimately the right decision....   [tags: the allies, labors camps, holocaust, nazis]

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World War II Development and History

- On September 1, 1939 German forces invaded Poland, and two days later Britain and France declared war on Germany, beginning the Second World War. World War Two was a global war, involving all of the great powers of the world who eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. The Allies consisted mainly of the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States of America, the opposing side, the Axis included Germany, Japan and Italy. In mid-1942, when looking at the global developments of the war it could be said that only the most optimistic Allied observer would have believed that within a few months the strategic initiative would pass from the Axis powers over the A...   [tags: the allies, the axis, dieppe raid]

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Critical Analysis of The Longest Day and Saving Private Ryan

- This essay is a critical analysis that will explain the historical representation of two films that represent the World War Two Normandy Landings. The Normandy Landings took place on June 6, 1944 in France. The Normandy Landings also referred as D- Day, was an invasion by Allied forces on Normandy Beach by crossing by sea and air from English channel to Normandy Beach, which was captured by Nazi forces. The D-Day invasion is the largest war invasion by way of sea and air that included forces from twelve Allied countries....   [tags: The Normandy Landings, D-Day, Allies, film]

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The Dieppe Fiasco: Explanation of why the Dieppe Failed

- At daybreak, August 19th, 1942, the Allies began their raid on the French coastal city of Dieppe occupied by Germany. The raid has extreme Canadian significance, as it pertains to 5000 Canadians involved in the campaign, 3,350 of which became casualties and 916 died on the bloodstained beach at Dieppe. The Dieppe raid is widely considered a failure on every level and has left a dreadful mark in Canadian military history because of how poorly it panned out. Operation Jubilee remains one of the most hotly debated Allied aspects of the war....   [tags: the allies, dieppe raid, dieppe hotel]

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The Benefits of World War One on Australia

- ... In 1915 no wheat was available from Russia to be transported to Britain and poor crops in America resulted in Britain buying the entire Australian refrigerated mutton and beef supply for the rest of the war. Wars require uniforms, bandages and clothing and as other countries needed these, the whole wool clip bought at 55% above pre-war values (Anzac Day Committee Qld, 2014). These factors protected and boosted Australian industry and far outweighed the damage caused by the loss of trade to the Central powers....   [tags: allies, economy boost, prisoners]

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The USA´s Role in WWI

- ... In May 1915, a German submarine sank the British passenger liner called the Lusitania. The reason this is one of the reasons that led to the U.S. declaring war on Germany is that about 1,200 people, including 128 Americans were killed. In March 1916, PResident Woodrow Wilson demanded Germany stop attacking passenger and frieght ships. Germany responded with the Sussex Pledge. This pledge was a promise to end unrestricted submarine warfare. However, on Feburary 1st, 1917, Germany announced that it would sink merchant ships heading to Britsh or Western ports....   [tags: War, Allies, Europe]

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Unsurmountable Problems After WWII

- Introduction When World War II ended in Europe, Russia and the western Allies divided Germany into separate zones of occupation. Since the city was divided into four zones of occupation (French, British, American, and Russian) like Germany itself, Allied ground access to Berlin was restricted to a few routes through Russian-controlled territory. Allied air routes into the city were also restricted to three narrow corridors. Berlin was totally dependent on the ground lifelines for food, fuel, and raw materials....   [tags: airlift, Germany, allies]

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Woodrow Wilson's Peace Agreement from WWI

- ... Wilson’s second point was absolute freedom of navigation of the seas, outside territorial waters, alike in peace and in war. I do not think this was obtained as a result of American participation in the war. While it appealed to the Germans, the British collectively disagreed as naval power was important to their military strategy. Americans rarely had problems with sea navigation during the war, as Germany failed to stop excessive trade between the U.S. and Britain before the U.S. entered the war....   [tags: allies, germany, interventoin]

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The Nazi Regime

- The rise of the Nazi regime in Germany in the early part of the 20th century was an impressive, and nearly unforeseen incident that had long-lasting implications on the rest of the Western world. While the Nazi party was extreme in their ideologies, the circumstances in which they came to power were dire; Germany had been crippled by a massive depression and was being forced to pay reparations through the “Young Plan” which required Germany to pay the Allied forces “a series of annual payments extending until 1988”(Bullock, 160)....   [tags: WWII, Germany, Allies]

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Paris Peace Conference: Role of the Consequences of a War of Attrition and Trench Warfare

- Part A: Plan Of Investigation: This historical investigation will assess the role that the consequences of a war of attrition and trench warfare played on the terms drafted by the Allies within the Treaty of Versailles, by answering the question, “To what extent did the labours of trench warfare and the subsequent war of attrition lead to the decision made against Germany at the Paris Peace Conference by the Big Three?” The political and economic effect of the war on the different Allied nations led to different intentions at the Conference....   [tags: Allies, Treaty of Versailles, Germany, impact]

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American Propaganda During World War II

- ... Seuss’s cartoons. Besides the cartoons that portrayed Germany, Japan, and Italy as sub-human savages, animations were used to depict the enemy in the same way. The American government and army turned to Walt Disney for his animation propaganda. In “Der Fuhrer’s Face,” Walt Disney mocks Nazy Germany and Japan through satirizing the language, body stance, and culture of Adolf Hitler and his followers and allies. Disney satirizes Hitler by overly emphasizing the Hitler salute to come across as irritating and brainwashing....   [tags: allies, media, cartoons, axis powers]

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The Angery Indonesia: Spying of the Allies

- Recently, Wikileaks shocked the World by revealing the US “dark roles” that were performed in almost every state. Not long afterward, some shocking news came up about the US intelligence activities that to include spying on its allies. In the southern hemisphere, Australia, which is allegedly the US’ outpost in Asia Pacific, did similar practice upon its neighbors. Such spying activities indeed raised many outrages, especially from targeted states. Malaysia for example, had called the Australian ambassador to clarify the tapping issues....   [tags: diplomatic, relation, agreement, spying]

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Odysseus Fighting with his Allies

- For ten years the great Odysseus has been fighting alongside his allies in Troy, witnessing the horrors of war. Unfortunately, his journey home becomes an enduring trial filled with adversity and temptation and at times delivers sights worse than any battle scene. Odysseus, a war legend and wise man, must face monsters, muses, and gods who test him along the way and bear limitless catastrophes for him. Throughout his journey from Troy to Ithaka, Odysseus must struggle against the limitations of his human nature – specifically against pride, sensuality, and the temptation of curiosity....   [tags: odysseus, troy, curiosity]

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World War I

- World War I lasted from 1914 to 1918, and was initially thought to be the “war to end all wars”. Roughly 14 million people had died, and the war had cost over $280 billion in total, since over 30 nations from each of the six continents were involved. Alliances, one of the main factors of World War I, played a big role in forcing nations to become engaged in the war. During the majority of the war, the clear alliances were between countries part of the Allied Powers, or the Allies, and the Central Powers....   [tags: World War 1, Allies, Europe]

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The Cold War of 1946-1991

- Cold War 1946-1991 Introduction: The end of World War II did not end the disputed but unexpectedly causing the conflict between allied countries, led to an era known as the “Cold War”. Roughly lasted from the close of Second World War (1946) to the end of 1980s, this is a stage of political conflict, proxy wars and economic competition rather than military combat between the Communist represented by Soviet Union and the powers of Western world primarily United Stated. Although many times it appeared that both military forces would engaged in a major battle, turning the war into “hot”, the two sides just expressed the conflict through military coalition, arms races and technological competiti...   [tags: world war II, communism, allies]

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Aspects of How Germany Got to be a Giant Economic Engine

- The Federal Republic of Germany has been an economic giant since the late 1950s, even though it remained a political dwarf in world affairs until the reunification. Germany, after World War II, was devastated. It had been bombed day and night, it had high inflation, regular goods were part of a underground black market, it had to make reparation payments and while at the same time fix its economy and try to repair international relations with its neighbors, the division of the country by the allies dismembered the nation....   [tags: ludwig erhar, allies, free market, socialism]

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Jacqueline Elliott- The Allies Neglectfulness in the Holocaust

- During the time of the holocaust the Allies did little in preventing the murder and crime that occurred. The Allies, having all the resources and influence that they did, could have done more to prevent the holocaust. Based on what the Allies knew, what they did to prevent the holocaust amounts to neglectfulness. How much the Allies knew about the occurrences in the holocaust is debatable. According to BBC News Churchill was informed on messages of murder and killings of the Jews (Gilbert). He found out about this through his intelligent services after the holocaust had begun (Gilbert)....   [tags: crimes, churchill, boycott]

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International Elements of Saddam Hussein’s Conflicted Iraq: Shifting Allies, Resolute Foes

- International Elements of Saddam Hussein’s Conflicted Iraq: Shifting Allies, Resolute Foes The Iraqi state has undergone significant change since Saddam Hussein’s rise to power in 1979. As with most nations, global international relations have played a formative role in Iraqi decision-making, just as Hussein’s oft-presumptuous initiatives have affected other nations’ relationships with Iraq. It is widely acknowledged that Hussein has systematically violated the human rights of many Iraqi citizens....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Allies For Freedom

- Allies For Freedom Introduction The reason I choose “Allies For Freedom” is because I am very interested in slaves and how they gained their freedom. I also wanted to learn about the famous “ john brown” and everything this man did to change history. This book looked interesting to me because it covers not only just john brown but also other allies for the slaves. I wanted to see the different views of the people during slavery. This book also interested me because I knew he was raised in Ohio and I thought to relate to his views from being born and raised in Ohio also....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Role of Bletchley Park for the Allies

- The Role of Bletchley Park for the Allies 1. The organisation at Bletchley Park and the way in which its people worked was a key factor to its efficiency and success. It enabled them to decipher and then retransmit the obtained information received from the enemy to intelligence offices in London in the shortest amount of time possible, with complete co-ordination. The recruitment process was concealed. People targeted for recruitment would be taken away secretly and made to sign a form called the Official Secrets Act, swearing that they would not tell anyone of their work in Bletchley (this was to prevent the enemy finding out about Bletchley's establishment )....   [tags: Papers]

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Seneca Indians: Allies And Enemies

- Seneca Indians: Allies and Enemies Seneca are among the most respected and feared. The Seneca are culturally similar to their Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, an Mohawk confederates. The five tribes were known as the Five Nations or the League of Five Nations. Sometime between 1715 and 1722 the Tuscaroras from North Carolina joined the confederacy and changed the name to the Six Nations. In their relations with white settlers the Seneca played the role of an independent power and were this way from the very start....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bride of the Fanalis Clan: Chapter 11 New Allies

- Sinbad's age: 19 years old Masrur's age: 10 years old May's age: 9 years old Morgianas age: 4 years old Pride of the Fanalis Clan . . By Angelbloodlover . ~ Neutral men are the devil's allies. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin . . Chapter 11: New Allies With wide eye I looked up at the scenery below me. "Unbelievably beautiful..," I whispered in a low breath, sitting on the cliff. The moment I had uttered those words: 'Open sky and do yours worst' a black hole opened underneath and sucked me in. It took me off guard and now I was here, in this deadly magical world of Dungeon number fifty-three....   [tags: scenery, pain, luck, adventure]

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World War II: The Allies' Winning Strategy

- In one of the most crucial campaigns during World War 2, historians try to find the most credible information presented for the Russian campaign. We try to see how a once unstoppable force with highly advanced technology and brilliant commanders could be bogged down in the miserable wasteland of Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union. The perspectives that will be discussed in this paper include Russia’s huge population size and the determination of the people not to give in to the brutal occupation from the invading Germans....   [tags: Megargee, Messenger, Anna Krylova, Timothy Snyder]

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Europeans and Disease: Allies in Conquering Continents

- Europeans and Disease: Allies in Conquering Continents Chinese proverb claims that the rat is the most clever and strongest survivor of all animals. The rat proved itself in the beginning of time when god held a race for all of his animals; the rat was clever enough to hide in the ear of a large beast, and at the last second he leapt out of the beast's ear and crossed the finish line before the beast. Disease tells a similar history, in which it has been able to spread itself through out the entire world, through the naïve and unknowing help of humans and animals....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Allies During World War One

- Allies During World War One After the war was over, the Allies came out on top of the Axis, for a lot of different reasons. Hitler made mistakes of not maintaining his primary objectives that he originally was after. His main objects were Leningrad, Moscow, and north of the Caucasus petroleum fields. The Soviet troops still had control over they key positions. Germans made the mistake of taking citizens of Russia to be of no harm and in fact the citizens were going against German forces when they got the chance....   [tags: Papers]

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Navajo people and Why their Culture was Pivotal to Changing the Fate of the Allies

- CHAY-DA-GAHI is Navajo for tortoise and U.S. codeword for tank. DA-HE-TIH-HI meaning humming bird was codeword for fighter plane. NE-HE-MAH meaning our mother was codeword for America. These are the code words uttered by the Navajo people during World War 2. The code was unbreakable and was derived from an ancient language that forever changed modern warfare. Ultimately, the code and the small band of warriors that uttered it left the axis powers scratching their heads in frustration. When we think of America, we often attribute the American people as those that came over on a boat....   [tags: navajo people, dine, world war]

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To What Extent Did the Zimmerman Telegram Influenced the United States Decision to Enter WWI on the Side of the Allies

- A. Plan of the Investigation This investigation will analyze the extent to which the Zimmermann Telegram influenced the United States decision to enter World War I on the side of the Allies. To accomplish this, the investigation will look at attempts made by the U.S to avoid involvement in the war and how the German government responded to such attempts. What the Germans hope to achieve by sending the telegram and how American opinion about the war was impacted by the publication of the telegram will also be investigated, with particular attention given to President Woodrow Wilson....   [tags: US history, international relations history]

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