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The Influence of World War II to Economic Growth and American Culture in the United States
To many Twentieth Century Historians World War Two represented both an end and a beginning. The War had unleashed an array of social and cultural forces that would produce a new American society, fundamentally different to its predecessor which was driven by a thriving industrial economy. The emergence in the late 1940s of...
A Critical Analysis of Eastern Families during World War Two
Not the Enemy: A Critical Analysis of Eastern Families during World War II In Jamie Ford’s 2009 novel, A Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, he touches on many important topics, including the influence and immigration of jazz, the importance of intergenerational relationships, and the cultural significance of the Japa...
The Development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Wake of the Holocaust
The Development of PTSD in the Wake of the Holocaust Even through the use of the most blunt terminologies and vocabulary choices, the events witnessed by victims, bystanders and survivors of the Holocaust can never be effectively processed into words. The occurrences, torture and sickening conditions endured by survivors s...
An Evaluation of the Roles of Germany, Italy, Spain, and Japan in Causing World War II
Prompt: Evaluate Germany’s, Italy’s, Spain’s, and Japan’s roles in causing World War II (1939). Thesis: Germany, Italy, Spain, and Japan all played a role in causing the war, although the degree of each of these roles varies tremendously. (Germany’s role was the greatest, and for the most part, the other countries’ faul...
The Impact of the Strategic Airpower in the Early 1900's
Airpower in WWII There were many popular theories on strategic airpower in the early 1900’s, and they were often believed to be correct without being tested, as there were few events that could be used to fully evaluate these theories. This means that many of them simply read and believed, because those reading the theorie...
An Evaluation of Whether the United States Involvement in World War II Was Necessary for the Allied Victory in Both the Europe and Pacific Theaters
Prompt: Evaluate whether the United States involvement in the practices of World War II was necessary for the Allied victory in both the Europe and Pacific theaters. After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Winston Churchill proclaimed, “We’re saved!” He knew that this bombing would cause the United St...
The Navigation of Men Even in the Hardest Times of Their Lives in Night, a Memoir by Elie Wiesel
Through Darkness We Prevail Even in the hardest times, a person with purpose can navigate his way through any difficulties. In his memoir Night, Elie Wiesel chronicles his personal struggles as a victim of the Holocaust. From his point of view, he describes the events, people, and scenery of the concentration camps. Poigna...
A History of Hitler's Mass Destruction of Several Ethnic Groups in Europe and Asia
During his time as Fuhrer, Hitler over saw the mass destruction of several ethnic groups in Europe and Asia. However, it took a long time and being overcome by the euphoria ascertained by victories for Hitler to expressly give an order, "Hitler finally ordered the implementation of systematic mass murder, first of Soviet Je...
A Discussion on the Maintenance of the Soviet Morale During the Battle of Stalingrad
Maintenance of Soviet Morale during the Battle of Stalingrad During any war or military conflict, armies face the problem of keeping up the morale of those serving on the front. Leadership must be cautious when controlling their regiments and making sure that they find a balance between keeping their men happy and comforta...
Was the US Justified in Dropping the A-Bombs on Japan?
Was The US Justified In Dropping The A-Bombs on Japan? The Atomic Bombs that the United States dropped in Japan in 1945 have always been a very controversial subject. The justification of dropping these bombs has been discussed and argued for or against since even before they had been released. Although these bombs took ov...