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  • How To Write A Narrative Essay On Military Life

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    placed in a gigantic tube that flickered with bright lights. Exasperated, I closed my eyes and lay on the floor of the tube. Suddenly, there was a loud beeping noise and when I opened my eyes, the noise was gone—but so was the hospital. The sandy land that surrounded me was bare and flat, and a colossal wire fence surrounded all of it. I was trapped. A camouflaged jeep zoomed by almost running over me. It pulled over and a large, stocky man

  • Why Do People Use Drones

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    and as described by Jeff Davis, a pentagon spokesman, “A senior leader of the group, Noureddine Chouchane, and 48 other Islamic State fighters were killed” (Thomas 3). A precise drone strike can wipe out dozens of hostiles, and prevent the need for land based forces to enter the conflict and endanger themselves. The drones also save on the manpower and strategic planning needed to coordinate a ground assault, getting the job done quickly. Drones also add a new dimension of tactics to battles, involving

  • The Minefield Poem Analysis

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    The Minefield by Diana Thiel starts with a heartbreaking story of a young boy and his friend running between towns ends horribly when they took a short cut to find food. One of the young boys ran off ahead only to accidentally step on a landmine, taking the young boy’s life. The story was being told by a father at dinner to his family, but the father did not seem fazed by the horrific story of his friend. The narrator states throughout the poem, it seems as if the father is still living in the minefield

  • Motivation Of Princess Diana

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    Princess Diana was an inspiration for many people around the world and used her royalty to highlight major social issues. Diana’s dedication to humanitarian work helped to promote awareness and raise money for a wide range of charitable causes, including her campaign against landmines and her kind hearted approach to the AIDS predicament. Diana crossed boundaries to offer support to casualties and worked hard to change the opinions of the general public, which didn't particularly follow royal protocol

  • Biography Of General Gabriel Rains: Father Of Modern Mine Warfare

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    Father of Modern Mine Warfare Brutal bomb brothers. This is what the Union thought of General Gabriel Rains and his brother George Rains. One might assume they were close because they were brothers, but they pretty much hated each other, as there was much rivalry and competition between the two. Gabriel was fourteen when George was born, so he considered George a little baby. Even though Gabriel thought this way, he needed George, because George supplied the Confederacy with gun powder. Gabriel

  • Libertarianism And Anti-Landmines

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    Motorolla, a multinational telecommunication company was involved in selling electronic parts to mine manufacturers, indirectly contributing to the deaths caused by anti-personnel landmines. Back in January 1996, the news broadcasting Motorola’s semiconductor chip being found in a Chinese-made landmine in Cambodia spurred public debate over the company’s ethical code of conduct (HRW, 1997). Anti-personnel mines are explosive weapons built to harm and kill enemies, they are placed just below the grounds

  • Essay on International Warfare

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    Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction. It is this last treaty that has been the subject of much international attention in the last few years. That attention was generated through a multitude of causes including: the

  • A Trip To Dodge City Research Paper

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    to West Sacramento, CA. We had a couple interesting stops. The first was in the Flint Hills of Kansas, so named because the limestone is just below the surface and the rock is imbedded with pockets of flint, which were of use to the Indians. This land was no good for farming because of the lack of deep topsoil, so it was bypassed and thus never plowed or developed and is now the largest remaining tall grass prairie in the nation. Prairie is a French word for meadow and when the white settlers moved

  • Remote Minehunting System ( Rms ) Of Littoral Combat Ship

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    open-ocean operation as well. It is designed to defeat asymmetric threats. Mines, submarines and fast surface craft can be shown as unique examples of asymmetric threats. The LCS, which is a fast, maneuverable surface ship, provides warfighting capabilities for tasks/missions including mine warfare, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASUW). The RMS, which will be deployed on LCS, is a component of the LCS Mine Countermeasures (MCM) mission package (MP). The mission package is called

  • Taking a Look at Mine Warfare

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    Mine warfare is the strategic, operational, and tactical use of sea mines and the countermeasures to defeat them. These weapons are so dangerous and efficient which is why foreign navies and even terrorist possess these weapons. The history of these weapons goes back to 1776; a year after our nation’s Navy was born. A man named David Bushnell created a mine that was composed of a watertight keg, filled with black powder and a flintlock detonator which was suspended from a float (Levie). The kegs