"Houston, we had a problem," is the famous quote that many people use today as a joke. What they are not aware of, is that the quote originated during Apollo 13. People should appreciate the bravery and sacrifices these pilots made to venture into an unknown part of the galaxy where men had never set foot before. This mission inspired greatness among it's crew because many of the flight members had never been in space before, survived for 5 days in unstable conditions, and came home to a forever changed company. Apollo 13 was supposed to be a very trustworthy mission when it launched because they had test pilots who put themselves in danger all the time on the rockets.
And perhaps we’ve forgotten the courage it took for the crew of the shuttle; but they, the Challenger Seven, were aware of the dangers, but overcame them and did their jobs brilliantly” (Reagan). While alluding to the horrific incident aboard Apollo 1, he makes certain of the fact that the families of the victims and citizens everywhere are aware of their bravery in this worst-case scenario that catastrophically played out on live television. He praises the bravery of the victims to not only carry their names on in virtue, but to also announce to the public that they did their jobs as well as they possibly could have in their horrendous situation. He is trying to paint a picture in the minds of the audience of bravery and comfort their worries of last second
The revolt which saved about fifty Jews is nothing compared to the six million Jews that were killed throughout the Holocaust. However, the revolt was effective because it proved that the Nazi extermination camps were not perfect. This led to the survival of fifty people who would leave a legacy. This revolt probably led to many other resistances in many other camps during the
The terrorist attacks on 9/11 have caused many debates over the years since they occurred back in 2001. Two American planes were hijacked and ran into the twin tower buildings, another was hijacked and headed for the pentagon, but thankfully never made it. Thousands of Americans lost their lives on the days of the attacks and to this day the sorrow hangs with us. Security was a huge debate of the time because America is supposed to be the safest nation there is, so how did this happen? America had lots of changes to make the attacks on September 11, 2001.
David asked. After taking in Cokes advice he went in action, everything that David Coke had said, really helped Dahl survive the battle. Unfortunately, David was killed in his hurricane plane. Roald later then found out that he had come from a very noble family and was to be the next Earl of Leicester, but not like any Earl Roald said. "He was warm hearted" Dahl described him.
Although Ronald Reagan’s speech about the Challenger explosion was given during a time of great sorrow, the speech was successful for being a way to unite the country as one to deal with the loss as a whole, and to bear the weight of such a horrific tragedy together. With the Challenger disaster being the first one of the space program to have deaths in flight, the United States was completely shocked by the misfortune of the shuttle. Ronald Reagan’s speech on the disaster was a way to have the nation not blame the space program for the deaths of the astronauts, but a way to have the nation face the disaster with strength and push through the event with more courage than before and to continue exploration into space. Ronald Reagan begins his speech by addressing the nation and stating how he is exempting the State of the Union
Transition sentence -connect this character to the upcoming counterclaim: Bravery is represented by these characters, but Honorable/Noble could also drive characters into action, like Todd Beamer doing what is right in taking down the terrorists. Body Paragraph 4 Counterclaim (opposing - side fact): Another trait Another trait that could drive characters into action Honorable/Noble. This trait drives characters to be do what is right or moral. Other people might believe that this is the trait that most drives character action because doing what is right drives action from the
"Most of the Evil in this world is done by people with good intentions. " These wise words of T.S. Elliot relate to how William Golding, the author of Lord of the Flies, represent from where evil emerges throughout the story. Evil will not exempt kids, who are very innocent, from perpetrating uncivil acts. In the story, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, a group of British schoolboy's evacuation plane crashes during World War II, leaving them stranded on the island. Golding emphasizes how the boys encounter their civil ways while evil emerges onto the island.
What Really Happened to Flight 800? When flying on a plane many might be scared for ones life when soaring through the sky at such altitude, but with the chance of losing your life being only at one in a 11 million it is unlikely anything would happen (curiosity.com). Tragically this one in a 11 million chance happened to everyone on TWA Flight 800, with the odds in their favor this became a national mystery for the cause of this intentional or unintentional mishap. The aircraft and the cause for the explosion was a question from the beginning and has stayed unsolved to this day.
Special Agent Leonard Hatton was on his way to work that fatal morning when the towers were struck and he responded immediately. Although Hatton wasn 't tasked with responding to emergencies he still went and saved many lives. He served the country as a Marian, a firefighter, an FBI agent(Heros to Remember) and he gave his life during the country’s time of need. Ordinary people came to do amazing things on this day including Tom Burnett who was the COO and vice president of Thoratec Corporation and was on flight 93 when he noticed it had been hijacked like the others. Himself and other passengers decided to fight back and gain control of the plane.
This bombing raid was extra-ordinary, because unlike the previous bombing raids, which consisted of large numbers of planes, this bomb was delivered by a single plane flying solo above the city. The reason people came out of their shelters to watch is because the plane delivered the bomb on a parachute, thinking it was just a harmless scouting plane, the citizens resumed back to their normal every-day life before it detonated. Previously bombing raids delivered fire bombs, which were different as they mainly targeted the wooden infrastructure and agricultural aspects of Japan, rather than the innocent citizens who could escape and rebuild a life. This cause of dropping the bomb destroyed everything, living or not, with extreme heat and radiation.
What the most common story of what had happened on 9/11, was that 4 planes were hijacked; 2 crashed into the Twin Towers, 1 into the Pentagon, and another into a field in Pennsylvania. After the incident, some of the citizens rights were taken away through the Patriot Act. Spying on our own citizens worrying about which ones among us were terrorists and the general feeling of insecurity. We didn’t use to scare so easily, we used to pay attention to our elected officials and public servants and we used to not see each other as the main threat. 3000+ people died on 9/11, yet our civil liberties to this day are still under attack but not from a foreign force, it’s now from ourselves, ignorance, and over reliance and incorrect trust being placed on our government, Which has always been, and moving forward should be of the people, by the people, and for the
He write about dangerous moments with sentences so plain compare to what he describes that the reader has a strong feeling of irony reading his notes. “During the night of May 30-31, we had a visitor whom we would have gladly missed: a Boche pilot flew his airplane over and dropped some bombs on the camp. Thanks to his clumsiness, there were no victims” (Barthas
For Feng Ru it was always a life or death situation. Not only that Feng had to fly in secret. Maksel said,” At twilight on tuesday evening Feng Ru prepared to test fly his own invention of an airplane.” Feng Ru on one of his practices the plane actually flew, but later crashed.