1st Viscount Cowdray

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  • The Boys Who Challenged Hitler

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    The Boys Who Challenged Hitler is a book about a group of teenage boys who resisted Hitler. When Germany wanted to take over Norway and Denmark, Denmark gave in immediately. Norway decided to fight. They fought for two long months and they fought hard, but they lost. When the Nazi soldiers first occupied Denmark, people weren’t too happy. But they could do nothing about it. So they sang Danish songs and sold Danish emblems to say that they were still a country. But two teenage brothers, Kud and

  • What 's A Name?

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    What’s in a name? As you stroll around the streets of Nelson, do we ever look up at the blue signs, wondering the stories behind these names that roll off your tongue so everyday? Do you stop to picture Nelson, 170 years ago, imagining the people that walk the same path to work as you everyday, down Trafalgar Street? These steps that the first settlers of Nelson made, have shaped our city, creating the perfect base for following generations to make change upon. As generations have occupied Nelson

  • The Kindertransport: Saving The Whole World

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    “Whosoever rescues a single soul is credited as though they had saved the whole world (Talmud).” Saving as little as one life, is much greater than saving none at all. The Kindertransport did not save one, but somewhere near 10,000 souls from crucial conditions under Hitler’s Nazi Germany. Through these acts, the world was shown that some humanity does, in fact, still exist. Kindertransport was the name given to the to the efforts made by the British government a year before the outbreak of WWII

  • Essay On John Donne

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    John Donne was an English Poet, Priest and outsider. He was born into a devout catholic family in 1572 in London, however, he did not stay true to his families Catholic beliefs. Donne grew up as a catholic in a rough period in England when the anti-Roman period was reaching new heights. This of course caused problems for him until the 1590's when he returned to London from his studies abroad in Theological issues and converted to the English church. During these early days of his life, Donne converted

  • What Strategic Elements Of The 1777 Campaign Plan

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    In the fall of 1776 the British Empire stood on the edge of victory, Britain’s New York campaign left the Continental Army in disarray and on the edge of extinction. The 1777 campaign, though not fully realized by the British crown, represented the best and last chance to suppress the American Rebellion before the rebellion transformed into a world war and went beyond the British ability to win. Unfortunately for the British, their senior commanders in the New World, Sir William Howe and John Burgoyne

  • Arthur Currie : A Remarkable Leader And Notable Canadian

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    Abonti Mukherjee CHC 2D3 Mr. Halliday January 10, 2015 Arthur Currie: a Remarkable Leader and Notable Canadian When one thinks of a leader, many an image can come to mind, but rarely that of Arthur Currie. He did not seem like the type of man that could be a leader, yet he turned out to be one of the most remarkable leaders Canada has ever had. It was his qualities of leadership, not a strong, intimidating appearance, that made him as such. These qualities then allowed him to have the impact that

  • The Road To Victory. The Stage Is Set. On July 22Nd 1943,

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    The Road to Victory The Stage is Set On July 22nd 1943, The stage was set for General Patton to showcase the ability of his Seventh Army. Patton wanted to use his armor division relentless in his attack on Sicily, he stated, “Keep punching! No man is beaten until he thinks he is.” The attitude of “keep punching” encompassed the ferocious nature of the Seventh Army’s offensive on Messina. The showcase was codenamed Operation Husky, the allied invasion of Sicily, which marked the Allies push to liberate

  • Essay on Success: You can do it!

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    You can do it! -SUCCESS- Success is to fulfil a goal that you have set for yourself. Achievement of success involves five components: realisation, confidence, motivation, action and perseverance. Step one is to realise your goal and how to achieve it. Step two is to have the confidence to take the steps towards your goal. Step three is to find motivation to keep you on the path towards you goal. Step four is action, the first physical step you take in the process for success. Step five is

  • Elizabeth Wein's Code Name Verity

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    It is hard to find that one person in the world that you can always relate too. That one friend knows your personality and perspective. In the book Code Name Verity written by Elizabeth Wein, we see a unique and very special thing of friendship. This amazing friendship we get to see is between two girls, Maddie and Julie. Because of their job and missions, they are both required to have code names throughout the book. These girls know exactly what kind of trouble they would get into if any code name

  • The History of Aerial Flight

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    secondary and subordinate. It was upon this recommendation in a report written to the Air Ministry and the Air Staff to combine the two fronts of Britain’s aerial presence, to create a single independent military branch, the Royal Air Force. On April 1st, 1918 the Royal Air Force was formed by an Act of Parliament, and would be the only thing that stood between them and the Nazi Luftwaffe. The history of aerial flight is often looked at from the perspective of the great moments, from the first flight