Colin Powell did 2 tours in Vietnam. He also chose to save his peers from a burning helicopter and was awarded the “Purple Heart” award for saving his peers. But Colin Powell also made many mistakes in the army and he wasn’t exactly the perfect soldier because everybody makes mistakes. Colin Powell also didn’t earn all the ranks which proves my point. So what is very important here is that Colin Powell lived a very monumental
Winston Churchill was born in Oxford on November 30, 1874. Since he was a young man, his ultimate goal was to succeed in life. He eventually made his way into politics and became one of the most successful wartime leaders in history. Winston Churchill portrayed a number of traits and characteristics of a team manager, transformational leader, and an adaptive leader. As a team manager, he was always visible during the war and took care of his troops.
George Washington is indeed one of the best presidents our country has ever had. The citizen's adoration for him was endless, and his achievements and history still lives on today in our books and part of our education system. Washington did not start out to be a president, "He believed so strongly in that (running 2 terms only) concept that he refused to run for a third term." (Paragraph 3, Father of Our Nation), before his presidency, he was a general who fought at the front line of most battles. With such incredulous leadership skills, this lead him to becoming the well known Commander in Chief of the American Army.
Ronald Bucca was a true hero on 9/11 because of the people he had saved on that day. Sadly Bucca was killed as he was trying to save people. He was on the 78th floor in the south tower before it had collapsed. Bucca was known as the flying firefighter because he was tied on a rope rescuing people and putting out the fire. He saved quite a few people.
The Americans believe that America has provided them the freedom and equality to do what they believe is right and they do not feel pressurized in any way. Furthermore, the Americans also acknowledge the sacrifices that their military has done for them and are still doing. It is because of the military that the Americans have got the right to live and have freedom to do what they like. In a way, for the Americans the song is extremely close to heart as it was re-released every time a calamity struck America. This can be one of the several reasons that Americans have started to accept this particular song as their national anthem rather than their actual national anthem, words of which many of Americans do not even
The definition of a hero is different to many people, but those three characters matched up with mine as a true hero. Johnny died because he saved kids lives that he claims were “worth more than his”. Dally died fearless, heroic, and strong. He could not live without Johnny becuase he was the only one who understood how it’s like to have no family at all, and Dally had to witness him die right in front of his face. The most important thing is, that they both died a HERO, and Ponyboy will continue living as one.
A hero can be someone who is selfless, honest, confident, caring, and courageous. The main character Beowulf falls under a heroic character because he honors his country and using all his powers and strengths to protect others. His courageous has also shown him not to hesitate and to risk his life to fight those that are
Matthew McConaughey played Jack Lengyel in We Are Marshall. Jack Lengyel replaced the coach that died in the tragic plane crash. Lengyel in the movie is the protagonist, considerate coach of the freshmen players even though the chances of winning are few in coming. Although the movie got mixed reviews McConaughey is excellent in the portrayal of Coach Jack Lengyel. The back-story was that Jack Lengyel accepted the coaching position that no other coach wanted, the position of head coach for the coined Young Thundering Herd at Marshall University and rebuilt the program only months after the deadly plane crash.
Though it is fiction, readers can comprehend Anglo-Saxon thoughts and their concepts of heroism, life and death. Anglo-Saxon culture valued strength, honor, courage, loyalty, and fearlessness. Beowulf was a hero because he was strong, loyal, brave, honorable, and fearless. He wanted to be remembered beyond the years of his life. These values in heroes has not disappeared like its culture.
He was one of the smartest kids I’ve ever met and now he serves our country, he grew up and joined the military. My brother and him are still great friends and talk frequently. Furthermore my brothers friend did what I want to do for you, I want you to know just because you are homeless or have been homeless doesn’t mean you are less than anyone or intelligent because of the situations you had no control over. There are many of us that have been there before and you can overcome anything life puts in front of you. Start helping other people and telling your stories.