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A Biography of Fidel Castro
FIDEL CASTRO Fidel Castro Ruz was born on august 13 1926 in Biran, Cuba. His family, owning sugar plantations, were fairly wealthy, this money providing him with extensive education oppurtunities. In 1945 Castro gained a law degree after attending the University of Havana and started a practice, devoting himself to servi...
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Comparing the Marine Corps Barracks to Living in a College Dorm
Some people believe that living in the Marine Corps barracks could be compared to living at a college dorm. I however, absolutely disagree with this idea. I have lived in both and can honestly say that they are very separate lifestyles with few similarities. The daily routine, living conditions, and strictness are especiall...
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A Synopsis of All the Reforms the Russian Army Underwent Between the 1850s and 1914
NOTE: THIS Synopsis, Entitled "Conclusions" by our professor was limited to one page, and as referenced above, is our synopsis of all the reforms the Russian Army underwent between the 1850s (just before the Crimean War) and 1914 (The outbreak of WWI and the Bolshevik Revolution that ended the "Imperial Army...
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The Benefits of Joining the US Army
Army Benefits Essay Topic: Army Benefits Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience how joining the Army can benefit them. Introduction: Who in here would like to go to school for free? Who would like to get paid for going to school? Does anyone know what I am talking about? That’s rig...
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A Comparison on Living in the Marine Corps Barracks and in a College Dorm
Some people believe that living in the Marine Corps barracks could be compared to living at a college dorm. I however, absolutely disagree with this idea. I have lived in both and can honestly say that they are very separate lifestyles with few similarities. The daily routine, living conditions, and strictness are especiall...
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The Early Life and Military Leadership of George Washington
Young George didn't want to be just any soldier; he had his sights fixed on becoming a combat general. He had one major obstacle to overcome, however. Though he was obviously intelligent (his knowledge of classical literature was encyclopaedic and he had learned to read military topographic maps by the age of 7), George did...
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An Introduction to the Life of Hiram Ulysses Grant
Hiram Ulysses Grant was born near Pleasant Point, Ohio, on April 27, 1822. His parents were Hannah Simpson and Jesse Grant. Jesse Grant was the owner of a tannery. He was shy boy while growing up. At the age of one year he was taken to Georgetown where he was educated at local and boarding schools. He graduated 21st in a cl...
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United States Army Ranger
What is a U.S. Army Ranger? A Ranger embodies the heart, soul and
spirit of a Exemplary warrior. He will do things others may not or
cannot do. He will accomplish phenomenal things. In the military scheme
of things sacred and revered, the Ranger way of life is not for just
anybody and very few will ever make the cut of bec...
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Reasons for Applying to the Army JAG Corps
First, I want to challenge myself further by serving in the US Army JAG Corps. As a naturalized American citizen of South Korean descent, I am grateful for the opportunities America has given to my family. Despite starting with limited resources when my family first came to the United States some 16 years ago, my parents b...
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Reasons for and Consequences of the Battle of Antietam, Fought on September 17, 1862
The Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862. The United States Army of the Potomac led by General George B. McClellan fought against the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia led by General Robert E. Lee. The battle was fought along the Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Both of the armies were densely co...
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The Importance of Employing Strategists in the Army and Other Services
We need strategists. In the Army and throughout the services. At all levels. We need senior generals and admirals who can provide solid military advice to our political leadership, and we need young officers who can provide solid military advice--options, details, the results of analysis--to the generals and admirals. We ne...
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The US Army Contracting Policy
The U.S. Army Contracting Policy The United States Government uses contractors to take care of most of its high dollar requirements and purchases. The governments' thoughts are that this process is actually saving money for them. At times this is true, but many times it is not. Many times the process of finding and investi...
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A Comparison of the British Army and the American Army from a Patriot's Perspective
Patriot notes British army - appears to be more organized, disciplinary American army - confuse, scare, disorganized (emergency hospital) first time is British army thankful, then Tavington - cruelty, inhuman behaviour black staff - free men - act of grace to fight and die for the king 15 years old guy killed by Tavington -...
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The Making of an Army of One
The Making of An Army of One In response to our military's racial animosity, the armed forces implemented affirmative action plans during the 1970s. President Clinton's 1999 review of affirmative action confirmed that these plans have succeeded in expanding representation of minorities and women, especially as officers,...
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The Roman Army Strived for Self-Sufficiency
Lauren Torres 9/28/01 Period 5 AP The Many Tasks of the Roman Army Soldiers of the Roman army had not one but many duties at their hands. Not only were they expected to fulfill their jobs as soldiers, but to serve for the bettering and well being of the community. Roman soldiers were obligated to a certain extent to...
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An Analysis of the American Revolutionary War
During 1776 The British Army was close to winning the American Revolutionary War. The Continental Army held few victories and was continually on the run. On October 12, 1777 the Americans were able to defeat the British in the battle of Saratoga. With this battle the British lost New England. More importantly, it convinced...
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A History of Australia and New Zealand Army Corps
Anzac Tradition. In 1914 world war 1 broke out and ended in 1918. During this time the government formed the Australian Imperial Force ( AIF ) at no stage was Oz directly threatened by war the troops of the AIF were sent to fight overseas and were joined by New Zealand troops. The combined troops became known as the ANZACs...
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Stopping the Lord's Resistance Army of Northern Uganda
Blood shed, torture and abuse are the most common three traumas that a child will probably face and is subjected to in the Lord's resistance army at the Gulu district in Northern Uganda. Children of 8 to 17 years old are being abducted and kidnapped by the brutal rebels. The LRA has abducted more than 20,000 children; about...
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An Argument in Favor of Joining the Army in United States
There are several things that stimulated my interest to return to school. Earlier in life I had some problems and made some wrong decisions and it was those choices that brought me to a crossroads in my life. In November 1999 I decided to join the U.S. Army. The Army gave me four years of great training and job experience....
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My Story: Balancing Life as a Single Parent and My Job in the Army
After my eleven year marriage ended in divorce, I suddenly found myself a single parent. My nine year old daughter was dependant upon me for everything; I knew right away that my ex-wife would not be of any help. This realization was a life altering moment. Throughout my marriage I was, misguidedly, focus completely on my m...
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The Tactics of the Fierce Roman Army
The Roman Army The Roman Army was a fierce army and no one could defeat them. They had many new tactics that other people have never even heard of. They were ahead of their time and got some of their ideals from the Greeks. The roman Army was divided into two groups. The first was legions and the second was the auxilium...
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A Movie Review of Dances with Wolves Starring Kevin Costner
Lt. John Dunbar was lying on a hospital bed, leg totally mutilated. Barely conscious, the man over heard the surgeon say he could not amputate this man’s leg as tired as he was. Dunbar didn’t like what he heard, so when the surgeons left, he grabbed his boat, and he slowly slid the boat up his mutilated foot biting on a sti...
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An Analysis of the Salvation Army
AUDIENCE: People who like to read biographies. PURPOSE: To inform people of what life for the less fortunate can be like. Being one of seven children and being left by both parents had a huge impact on the way my mothers life has unfolded. In her early years, before the age of five, she was one of seven children runnin...
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An Analysis of the Salvation Army Founded By William Booth
The Salvation Army was founded by William Booth. His goal was to create an international religious and charitable organization, dedicated to the propagation of the Christian faith and to the furnishing of various forms of assistance to persons in need of spiritual solace and material aid. William Booth was an English Method...
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An Introduction to the History of the Roman Army
The Roman army was one of the greatest forces of all times. The Roman army ,at its finest point, was nearly inconquerable. This was due to the discipline of the soldiers, the hard and effective training of the soldiers, the speed at wich new tactics were learned, and to the From early times right down to the 3rd centur...
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