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    Battle of the Somme as a Victory for the British This investigation seeks to evaluate the extent to which the Battle of the Somme was a victory for the British. The main body of this investigation will outline the way the British set out their strategies to win the war and what were its weaknesses and oppositions. During this investigation two main sources are going to be used: "The first day of the Somme" by Richard Tames and the other source is from the British newspaper "The Times" written

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    The Battle of the Somme as a Victory for the British This investigation seeks to evaluate the level of success for the British in the Battle of the Somme in 1916 and analyse whether this battle was really a "victory" for the British or not. The main body of this investigation outlines what happened to the British army in The Battle of the Somme in 1916, with references to many sources. The battle is then analysed to see to extent was it a victory for the British and to what extent it wasn't

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    Causative Factors of the Revolutionary War

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    Washington, who still sought British military post (Johnson 131), unknowingly set the stage for a colonial civil war against Britain. At that time Americans fought for British victory, since “Britain was a liberal state with a minimalist government and a tradition of freedom of speech, assembly, the press, and (to some extent) worship” (Johnson 125). Prior to 1758, colonists voluntarily fought the French in America without aid from Britain (Johnson 126). Britain’s victory secured it the largest land

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    An Investigation into How the British could have achieved victory in the American War of Independence The American War of Independence was perhaps the first colonial war of independence during the period of European dominance across the globe. Great Britain, a relatively new country with a stable, democratic government, established an enormous trading empire which stretched from North America to East India and was the greatest superpower on Earth. It came to be so, firstly by its highly effective

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    South Africa was colonized by Europeans. The British, who wanted to secure the maritime route to India and acquire South Africa, began to challenge Dutch settlers in the nineteenth century. At the end of the century, the British fought a bloody campaign, known as the Boer War in 1899 against the Dutch settlers. The war ended in a British victory and the signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging in 1902. In effect, the treaty established a joint British-Afrikaans condominium over South Africa and bargained

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    here, And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day." These words, spoken by Henry V in Shakespeare's play of the same name, reflected the pride the English took in the memory of a glorious victory and, by connecting the Battle of Agincourt with a holy day, helped reinforce the popular belief that Providence played a role in England's fortunes during that historic battle. The ensuing bloody and chaotic clash seemed proof enough of divine intervention

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    Jack Nicklaus

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    Bobby Jones, and Tiger Woods are to be considered players in Nicklaus' league. In numbers of major tournaments won, Nicklaus stands alone with 18 victories(1), a number that does not include major titles won on the Champions Tour. He has won 73 times on the PGA Tour and has 58 second-place and 36 third-place finishes, as well as a total of 113 victories worldwide.(1) Nicklaus has finished top PGA Tour money winner 8 times and has also held the tour's low-scoring average eight times.(1) He was named

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    The War Of 1812

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    July 12. On July 17, a British squadron gave chase. Constitution evaded her pursuers after two days. After briefly calling at Boston to replenish water, on August 19 Constitution engaged the British frigate HMS Guerriere. After a thirty five-minute battle, Guerriere had been dismasted and captured and was later burned. Hull returned to Boston with news of this significant victory.[9] On October 25, the USS United States, commanded by Captain Decatur, captured the British frigate HMS Macedonian

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    The Red Baron

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    Kampfflieger” (The Red Battle-Flyer), the French called him “le Diable Rouge” (Red Devil), and in the English-speaking world he is known as “The Red Barron.” In a time of ancient aircraft technology when twenty air victories insured a pilot legendary status, von Richthofen had eighty victories, and he is still considered even today as the ace of aces (The Red Barron). As a child, von Richthofen was privately tutored until his ninth year of schooling. He then attended school in Schweidnitz and became a

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    soon as the first bullet is fired both sides are on a roller coaster and they live off a mixture of ego, righteousness, comradeship, strategies, victories, setbacks and revenge. The situation grows to obsession and desperation and soon the gloves are off - the nastier the better. During WW II the British were fighting the war as gentlemen but British parliamentarian, Mr. R. T. Bower, said, “when you are fighting for your life against a ruthless opponent you cannot be governed by Queensberry rules”-

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    two years later he routed invaders known as the Sea Peoples. In his 11th year he again repelled an attempted attack by the Libyans. Ramses was also a builder of temples and palaces in the tradition of his 19th-dynasty predecessor, Ramses II. His victories are depicted on the walls of his mortuary temple at Medinet Habu, near Luxor. Egyptian records tell of a strike by workers at Ramses's burial site and a plot against the king near the end of his reign. Ramses III was the last of the great rulers

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    King Arthur

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    possible the dozen victories up and down the country that have been attributed to the shadowy figure of Arthur. Around the fifth century, a resistance movement against Britain's invaders, including Saxons and Angles from the continent, Picts from the North, and Irish from the West, was being led which maintained a British hold on the South and West. Around this time, a man named Artos was beginning to be written of as a powerful soldier who united the leaders of the small British kingdoms against

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    operation overlord

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    been a chain of Nazi victories. They had succeeded in crushing Poland and forcing France to surrender. Hitler’s attempts at capturing England were halted by the RAF, Royal Air Force. After the devastating Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hitler declared war on the United States and forced Italy to follow. By November of 1942 Hitler began to pay for his string of mistakes. In Egypt his favorite General, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, had been defeated at The Alamein by the British Eighth Army, after being

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    The Death Railway of World War II

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    capture of Kuala Lumpur. Then, shortly after, Japan's success was elevated by the seize of Singapore, Java, Rangoon, and the new residency of southern Burma (Grun, 1991). The taste of victory was becoming addictive, and the Japanese found they were getting closer and closer to their ultimate goal, their final victory. This success had been born out of the perplexity of economic sanctions placed upon Japan by the United States and supported by her Allies. The export of iron, steel, and most importantly

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    Fourier Series

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    workshops on which the French army had to rely for their munitions of war. He also contributed several mathematical papers to the Egyptian Institute which Napoleon founded at Cairo, with a view of weakening English influence in the East. After the British victories and the capitulation of the French under General Menou in 1801, Fourier returned to France, and was made prefect of Isère, and it was while there that he made his experiments on the propagation of heat. He moved to Paris in 1816. In 1822 he published

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    men and live in the same world as their masculine counterparts even when it comes to schooling and professions, but especially when it comes to war. Women have always joined their brothers in the trade of war making and to deny their efforts and victories is to deny a great portion of his... ... middle of paper ... ...ese troubles side by side and together rather than as two separate peoples who happen to exist near to one another. It is as Benjamin Franklin said of the American Revolution: Better

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    the tensions of the Cold War. His aim, to take advantage of the military situation in post war Europe to strengthen Russian influence, was perceived to be a threat to the Americans. Stalin was highly effective in his goal to gain territory, with victories in Poland, Romania, and Finland. To the western world, this success looked as if it were the beginning of serious Russian aggressions. The western view of the time saw Stalin spreading communism across the world now that his “one-state” notion had

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    Moshe Dayan Research

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    became a crusader for peace. He was skilled in both battle and diplomacy. He played a key role in four wars, but also helped negotiate the historic Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty.” “Moshe Dayan was a Soldier and statesman who led Israel to dramatic victories over its Arab neighbours and became a symbol of security to his countrymen.” Moshe Dayan was born in a kibbutz, in a town called Deganya Alef (Alef is the name for the letter A in Hebrew) in Palestine, then still part of the Ottoman Empire May 20th

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    the colours of the Bavarian Luftwaffe and is said to resemble the view of the one of their plane through a propeller. BMW is renowned for its sporty, sophisticated & luxury image which has been built up since the 1970's with many motor sport victories ranging from Touring Car to Formula 1. BMW Group's worldwide mission statement is: "To be the most successful premium manufacturer in the industry."[1] 1.3 BMW's Marketing Mix To examine BMW we must first look at the marketing mix. A company's

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    History of Fireworks

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    the hollow of a bamboo shoot, there was a tremendous explosion. The first application of this technology was for entertainment. Slowly the theory took roots that this loud sound was perfect to chase away evil spirits and to celebrate weddings, victories in battles, eclipses of moon and religious ceremonies. Once the recipe for black powder was perfected, they found that it was easily used as rocket fuel, and they made hand carved wooden rockets in the shape of a dgoran, in the sixth century

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