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Military Prowess Assessment of Joseph Stalin »

A 7 page paper on the leadership talents and military campaigns of Joseph Stalin. The writer focuses upon Stalin's activities just prior to and during World War II-- particularly the Red Army's conquests in the Far East and elsewhere. It is argued that Stalin should be commended for playing such ...
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Failed Covert Operations In Evan Thomas's "The Very Best Men" »

8 pages in length. Wartime elicits a mentality supportive of all means by which to defeat the enemy, despite the questionable level of risk and strategic success. This reality was never as apparent as with covert operations of the Cold War and the troubling wake these failed actions ...
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War and the Effects of Tanks and Trench Warfare »

6 pages in length. Many military improvements have been made over time in order to augment the strength – in both man and machine – to overtake the enemy in wartime. Examining the period between 1776 and 1918, one might readily argue how no greater impact was made ...
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The Death of the Earth by J.H. Rosny »

A 6 page analysis of the J.H. Rosny's (a pseudonym for Joseph Henri Boex) science fiction novel La Mort de la Terre (The Death of the Earth). This early twentieth century work has long been neglected in English-speaking countries when examining the evolution of the science fiction/fantasy genre. No additional ...
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Potomac Army Commanders: Comparison »

19 pages in length. Military prowess is but one element of being a brilliant commander, inasmuch as psychological construct and split-second maneuvering play just as critical a role in a chief officer's capacity to lead his troops to victory. Evaluating the manner by which Potomac Army commanders approached ...
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Winston Churchill: An Effective War Leader »

This 7 page paper examines Winston Churchill's war leadership skills and argues that he was the most effective of the European leaders (as opposed to Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini or Chamberlain). However, the paper does not take the position that Churchill was the most important man of the 20th century. Bibliography ...
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Enlightenment Ideals and Military Theory »

A 25 page research paper that examines the ways in which the ideals of the Enlightenment impacted the military and military theory in the late eighteenth century. The writer discusses how this caused armies to change from being dynastic in nature to nationalistic, and also how wars changed from being ...
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Military Supply Chain Management »

A 4 page paper discussing general supply chain needs for the U.S. Army. Though the principles of supply chain management are the same for both corporate and military models, there are significant differences that directly affect supply chain management. Military supply chain management requires the addition of these ...
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The Crusades/Causes and Effects »

A 3 page paper discussing some of the causes and effects of the Crusades. History is filled with record of military conquests and in many cases the administration of tortures in the name of God. The Crusades was a collection of military invasions of Christian holy lands in ...
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The Importance of History to Professional Military Personnel »

This 3 page paper discusses why it’s important for military personnel to understand the history of military strategy and tactics. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Native American Plight in The Long Death by Ralph Andrist »

An 8 page paper that recounts the history of the American Indians and the U.S. military strucuture that defeated them. Considered are a number of major battles and the consequences that the military push toward genocide had on the Native American nations of the 19th century. No additional sources cited.
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Overview of the Austro Prussian or 7 Week War »

Known as the Seven Week War because of the limited time that troops were in the field and the extremely quick and efficient political and military maneuverings by Bismarck, the circumstances leading up to the Austro-Prussian War were a culmination of political gambits, military leadership and economic policies. This is a ...
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After the Cold War, What’s a Soldier to Do »

This 3 page paper discusses what the limits should be on US military intervention in humanitarian crises; and whether or not the military was prepared for the end of the Cold War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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American Soldiers and Impact of Testing Nuclear Weapons »

A 10 page research paper that explores the effects of participating in nuclear testing had on American military personnel. Between 1945 and 1963, as many as 208,000 military personnel participated in the atmospheric testing of nuclear bombs. The writer explores the ramifications of this participation on the health of those ...
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Technology and Contemporary Civilization »

This 12 page paper considers the interactions between technology and modern civilization, with a specific analytical view of the impact of technology on social forces, including the way in which we wage war. This paper outlines the changes in military technology as they underscore social change and also assesses ...
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Media Presence During The Gulf War »

The television and newspaper coverage of Operation Desert Storm, during the Gulf War, was hampered by the limitations set by the US military and influenced by the Bush Administration's media campaign. As a result, the coverage seen by the American public was biased and confined to the military viewpoint. ...
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The United States Military-Industrial Complex and its Ethical Violations »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of ethical violations in the military-industrial complex. Violations of the "just war" ethical theory and endemic incentives for support of unethical military action are cited. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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March to the Sea by Sherman and the Total War Concept »

This 7 page paper examines the concept of total war by focusing on Sherman’s march to the sea. The military action is discussed as the beginning of a change in military strategy for the U.S. Several examples are provided. The concept of total war is defined and discussed. Bibliography lists ...
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The Military Revolution Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800 by Geoffrey Parker »

This 3 page report discusses the fact that the key to the success of the West in creating global empires between 1500 and 1750 was dependent on the technological improvements in the ability to wage war. No bibliography.
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Review of Army Transforms Information Systems Management Paradigm by James H. Ward »

4 pages in length. Determining whether Information Systems Management (ISM) in the Military serves to improve the conditions of military operations or has led to a greater threat is best achieved by analyzing James H. Ward's article in the November, 2003, issue of SIGNAL Magazine entitled "Army Transforms Information ...
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Overview of the Battle Of The Bulge »

10 pages in length. Quickly losing ground and heading for defeat, Hitler realized that he had to come up with a military attack that would impede the Allied progress; as such, the Battle of the Bulge was waged with overwhelming fervor. This, the last major offensive by the ...
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Comparative Analysis of Military Power's Role Throughout History »

8 pages in length. Examining both the subtle and blatant differences between the role of military power in twenty-first-century crisis management and that of the Cold War and 1990s finds tremendously gapping holes where the concept of vulnerability is concerned. The duality of censorship and public information has ...
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War in Literature »

This 4 page paper considers the portrayal of war and its many facets by examining are Kirt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five and Joseph Heller's Catch-22. The writer contrast the two books and notes the similarities in these two very different stories. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
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Absurdity and Humor in Catch 22 by Joseph Heller »

This seven-page-paper presents a detailed discussion about the book Joseph Heller wrote called, "Catch-22". It explains Heller's view that the absurdity found in war and life are merely human conditions. Bibliography lists four sources.
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Comparing Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front with Joseph Heller's Catch-22 »

A 10 page research paper that compares and contrasts Joseph Heller's Catch-22 and Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front. The writer argues that the common theme of both of these books is that war is essentially an immoral, basically insane, activity—not a glorious endeavor, as it ...
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Early American Working People and Soldiers »

An 8 page paper which presents an examination of soldiers of the Revolution such as Joseph Plumb Martin, and working people during early American times. The working people addressed are women, African Americans, and journeymen. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis »

This 5 page book review concerns Joseph Ellis's well-known work called Founding Brothers. The book is about the men who were involved in the American Revolution and the creation of the United States of America. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Joseph Nocera's 'Money Revolution' Theory »

A 5 page analytical look at what author and economic analyst Joseph Nocera called "The Money Revolution." The writer examines rising 'interest in interest rates,' the changing financial habits of the middle class, and how the economy has affected a newfound consciousness in which average people are, for the first ...
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1560 to 1890 European Dominance »

This 5 page paper considers how, between the years of 1560 and 1890, Europe managed to gain dominance over the rest of the world. The paper includes consideration of military supremacy through the development of weapons, the development of the colonies and the role of trade and the industrial revolution ...
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Why Serve in the US Army? »

This 3 page paper emphasizes the privilege of being American, America’s role in maintaining world stability, and how our military exists not just to preserve America as it is but to make the world a better place. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Was the Iraq War Illegal? »

This 26 page paper examines the justification for the Iraq war. The discussion starts by looking at the UN Charter and the circumstances under which military force is allowed. The background to the war is examined, including the repeated breaching of UN resolutions by the Iraqi government, The war itself ...
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MILITARY FORCES AND WAR ON TERROR »

This 4-page paper discusses the role of the U.S. military in the war on terror. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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THE BOOK OF JOSHUA AND MIRACLE WARFARE »

This 3-page paper discusses military miracles and war in the biblical Book of Joshua. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Langemarck and the First Military Example of Chemical Warfare »

This 5 page report discusses a single battle, at Langemarck, near Ypres, on April 22, 1915, that changed the conduct of war forever. The introduction of chemical warfare created an entirely different military realm in terms of the scope and effectiveness of battle that was moving toward resolution (at best) ...
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The Punic Wars »

This 10 page paper discusses the three Punic Wars and how they affected Roman society, economics and the military. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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United States Should Stop Engaging in Wars »

A 5 page essay/research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, that argues against military engagement as a principal component of American foreign policy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Global Management In The Military: Memo Of Transmittal »

7 pages in length. Enclosed please find the completed report that addresses a serious and ongoing issue of military unpreparedness where army combat is concerned. Faulty leadership resides at the crux of the problem, a reality that not only compromises the fundamental objectives of these military missions but ...
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The History and Mission of Tripler Army Medical Center »

This is an 8 page paper discussing the history and services at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. The Tripler Army Medical Center, located for over fifty years on Moanalua Ridge in Honolulu, Hawaii, is not only known for its picturesque location and distinctive pink coral buildings but it ...
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Ballistic and Nuclear Missiles Compared »

5 pages. In a comparison of the national and international efforts to control the proliferation of the two types of military capabilities in the form of nuclear and ballistic missiles, there are several points that will be covered. Discussion is covered over the greatest challenges to control these two types of military capabilities in ...
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World Trade and Chile »

A 7 page research paper on Chile's society, economy and recent governmental history, in which they moved from parliamentary government, to socialism, to military control, to democracy, and all within a period of less than 20 years. Other countries would have dissolved into civil war with such extreme swings in ...
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Psychological Research Issues »

This 6 page paper evaluates The Hamilton Depression Inventory in terms of its value as an evaluation tool for a dependent variable in researching depression and also evaluates the websites for the American Psychological Association, the American Sociological Association and the American Psychiatric Association in terms of their value as a resource for research. Bibliography ...
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French Revolution Interpretations »

This 8 page paper provides a variety of assessments regarding the causes of the revolution as well as evaluations on outcome. Most views focus on class stratification but others speculate on religious, political and economic causes. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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Establishing Strategy for the 10th Mountain Division »

A 7 page paper in 4 parts: considerations in implementing change; designating change targets; identifying strategic planning strategies for the US Army; and formulating a strategic plan. The focus of the plan is recruiting and retention, followed by training and evaluation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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'How to Remember the Forgotten War' by Stanley Weintraub »

A 4 page analysis of an article by Stanley Weintraub, "How to Remember the Forgotten War" (American Heritage, 2000), which concerns the historical evaluation that the Korean War was a draw. Weintraub argues that Korea was a victory due to the fact that the US achieved its goal to push ...
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American Revolution and How the Colonists Achieved Victory »

This 3 page paper provides an evaluation of reasons why the Americans won the Revolution. The battle of Yorktown is discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Analysis of Stoessinger's Why Nations Go To War II »

A 5 page, analytical evaluation of Stoessinger's "Why Nations Go To War"-- a political treatise on the causes of war in the 20th century. The writer assesses the importance of leaders' personalities, conquest, and war as an aspect of human nature. It is argued that while another major world conflict ...
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Nuclear Position of Iran »

A 5 page paper which discusses the position of Iran's nuclear capabilities as it effects the United States. Issues discussed include how this effects the interests of the United States, what dangers it poses to the United States and the world in general, what opportunities exist in relationship to advancing ...
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2003 Iraq War »

This 3 page paper argues that military action is necessary in order to eliminate a potential threat. A discussion on the Iraqi people and what they had endured under the regime of Saddam Hussein is also included. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Art of War by Sun Tzu »

A 7 page research paper that offers a brief biography of Sun Tzu, then outlines and summarizes the main points of the book and concludes with a brief discussion of the importance of applying this philosophy to current US military situations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Appraisal of General Douglas MacArthur »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses MacArthur from two different perspectives: as an accomplished military leader and as an egotistical power monger. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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