Free Blitz Essays and Papers

Sort By:
Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays

Free Blitz Essays and Papers

Page 1 of 45 - About 443 essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The Blitz

    • 1560 Words
    • 4 Pages

    The Blitz Source Based The Tone and language of Source A conveys that the author believes it was a period to be proud of and also suggests that the Blitz was a period of celebration rather than a destructive time. This is supported by words like “Unshakeable determination” this suggests that even though the British people were bombarded with constant bombing they never gave up. The book also acknowledges the tragedy and destruction that took place during the blitz, “appalling circumstances”

    • 1560 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The Blitz In Britain

    • 907 Words
    • 2 Pages

    The Blitz In Britain 'Blitz' stands for heavy bombing attacks from the air. The word is a shortened form of the German 'Blitzkrieg', which means lightning war. Blitz describes the German air raids on Britain in 1940. Source A suggests the Bravery of the British people; it talks about the people being heroes. Looking at the first sentence, it describes the Bravery that the British people showed during the Blitz and says 'that they didn't have to be in uniform to be heroes.' This source

    • 907 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Better Essays

    The London Blitz

    • 1034 Words
    • 3 Pages

    In September of 1940 through May of 1941 there was a strategic bombing attack that was lead by the Germans targeted towards London and other cities located in England, this was known as The Blitz. The Germans aimed the bombs mostly at populated cities, dock yards, and factories. The bombing on London began on September 7, 1940 and lasted for 57 consecutive nights. During these nights of bombing people took shelter in warehouse basements, and in underground subway stations with no privacy and

    • 1034 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Best Essays

    The Blitz and St Paul's Cathedral

    • 4123 Words
    • 9 Pages
    • 4 Works Cited

    The Blitz and St Paul's Cathedral When the Blitz began over Britain in the fall of 1940, Londoners were frightened and unsure of what the Nazis had in store for them. However, their uneasy emotions would later change into feelings of nationalistic pride and perseverance, as London became a city full of active resistors to the Nazi forces. This change would be prompted from a variety of sources, including Winston Churchill, the media, as well as the emergence of inspirational symbols. St. Paul's

    • 4123 Words
    • 9 Pages
    • 4 Works Cited
    Best Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Effect of Blitz on People During the Blitz many people stayed at home or went to their Anderson shelters if the homeowners broke any blackout regulations the ARP wardens had the authority to prosecute. During the Blitz rationing was introduced (1940), Butter, sugar and bacon were started to be rationed in 1941. Evacuation started in 1939 where they removed schoolchildren, mothers, pregnant women, blind/disabled People and teachers to the countryside where they were thought to be safe from

    • 676 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The Effects of the Blitz on Everyday Life in Britain The Blitz had a major effect on everyday life; 1469000 people were evacuated at the beginning of the war, out of the people who chose to stay, 1.2 million citizens were left homeless 42 000 died, and 45 000 were injured. London was the worst affected area; however other towns such as Cardiff and Manchester were affected. Rural areas were not affected as much simply because there were not as many lights, making it harder for the bombers

    • 518 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The Effects of the Blitz on Everyday Life in Britain Between September 1940 and 1941 the lifestyle of an average Briton changed forever. As the Germans relentlessly bombed Britain, the government was forced to take tough new measures in order to prevent a successful German invasion, these affected everybody. Due to air raids, Britain effectively had to shut down so there were no large amounts of people together at once to target. The black out was needed so German fighters could not see

    • 941 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The Effects of the Blitz on Everyday Life Civilians were involved in WW2 as well as soldiers, and as part of the conflict Britain and Germany bombed each other's major cities. People in both countries had to learn to adapt to a new way of living, and cope with the effects and consequences of the air raids. Germany intended these bombings to affect the civilians and their morale, however they learnt to adapt as the government introduced evacuation, air raid shelters, gas masks, black out's

    • 781 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    The British Faced the Blitz with Courage and Unity is a Myth Use the sources, and your own knowledge. To explain whether you agree with this statement. In this question I am asked if I agree or disagree with the statement 'The impression that the British faced the blitz with courage and unity is a myth' by using the sources and my own knowledge. I disagree with this statement to a certain extent because there is many useful sources telling me how well the British people worked together

    • 1307 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The Attempts of the British Government to Hide the Effects of the Blitz Between the 7th September 1940 and the summer of 1941 Hitler ordered for a prolonged series of night time raids to be made on all major British cities, its aim was to create widespread chaos and ruin, to lower the British people’s morale and to pressurize the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to sue for peace wit Germany. Although the Blitz was fairly successful in achieving the first two of these objectives the

    • 797 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
Previous
Page12345678945