It was very awkward for all the crew members in the plane to walk around in all of their equipment on in the plane, and very often crewman would run into equipment in the plane. Also, when the plane was being refueled, it filled with gasoline fumes and the bomb bay doors would have to be opened so that they would be filtered out. The B-24 was also very prone to accidents, and was also nicknamed “The Widowmaker.” Just in 1943, 850 people in B-24’s were killed, due to 298 accidents. There was a thing called “Black Thursday,” which was an awful day. 750 B-24s went to attack Berlin in broad daylight, which was not a smart idea.
They flew more than 15,000 individual planes in Europe and North Africa during World War II. Their impressive performance earned them more than 150 Flying Crosses, and they helped encourage the eventual expanse of the U.S. armed forces. During the 1920s and 1930s, the exploits of record-setting pilots like Charles During the 1920s and ‘30s, the exploits of record-setting pilots like Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart had aroused the nation, and thousands of young men and women came running to follow in their footsteps. But young African Americans
Both of the twin towers were 110 stories each! The twin towers were the tallest buildings in New York City. They offered work space for over 35,000 people. During 9/11 was very scary and devastating. American Airlines flight 11 with 92 aboard, hit the north tower at 8:46 am
Even after twenty years, children of those exposed to radiation were born with birth defects. People also suffered from keloids, scars that swelled after healing, and cataracts, the condition of foggy eyes. These effects would affect people for many years after the bombs were
After observing Art’s diagnosis for PTSD, there are disorders that need to be noted because of similarities. The first disorder to rule out is F43.0 Acute Stress Disorder. Art meets most of the criteria presented; however the time frame does not match. Acute stress disorder has symptoms that occur immediately after the traumatic event and last up to a month (APA, 2013). We understand from the video, Art has been suffering with these symptoms for a lot longer then a month.
Behavioral issues, such as acting out in a negative way at home and at school/ Sleep deprivation/ outbursts of anger Although the onset of symptoms seems to have occurred 3 months ago, it is clear that this disorder is impacting Caroline’s whole life and is causing parental disruption. The first three years of Caroline’s life learns that the world is a warm
Every Once and awhile, tragedy strikes, and the whole country sits still. On January 13th, 1982, Air Florida Flight 90 crashed. An event such as this one, though tragic, is sadly fairly common. Although, on January 13th, every soul in the united states had their eyes glued on the news channels, following the crash. There are many speculations about why this crash, in particular influenced the public so dramatically.
However, there is in many people, at least subliminally, the fear of plane crashes. This fear finds its justification mainly in the often sensationalist manner in which the media treat airplane crashes. Plane crashes are always a catastrophic event, since according to their nature, often many deaths are recorded. If you look at but considering how many traffic accidents occur daily on the streets of German cities, which also call for fatalities in part, the risk of plane crashes appear but in a very other dimension. While
Misunderstanding the Price Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) affect millions of people worldwide. Sport-related concussion represents a significant public health problem, with elite and professional athletes, and millions of youth and amateur athletes worldwide suffering concussions annually. Another most unprotected group is the children of early preschool and elementary school kids. Concussion rates vary by age, gender, sport and type of exposure. An understanding of concussion rates, patterns of injury, and risk factors can drive targeted preventive measures and help reduce the risk of concussion in everyday life, not only in sport.
“On September 11, 2001,” the teacher began, “two terrorists crashed planes into the Twin Towers.” Instantly my classmates were buzzing with questions. “Was it by accident?” one of my friends inquired. “Were people hurt?” another questioned. “Why did they do it?” was the question I had wondered. When I returned home that afternoon, I was still shocked.