The Neverending Story is a famous classic novel about a boy’s adventure in a book, written by Michael Ende. The author Ende was born in 1929 in Garmisch Partenkirchen in Germany to Luise and Edgar Ende. His father was an artist, and when his work did not take off, the whole family moved to Munich in 1939, hoping his work would prosper. However, soon, World War II started, and although Ende was able to avoid going in the Hitler Youth by enrolling at a nearby SA riding school, he could not evade the bombings of the war. He experienced an air raid in Munich as well as the Hamburg bombing in 1943, which traumatized him, and affected his later on views of the world greatly.
That very writing contest aided them in creating some of the greatest mystery books and the organization, “Mystery Writers of America.” Both authors went to the Brooklyn Boys High School. Lee went to New York University for college, while Dannay did not study at a college or university. Initially, Lee worked for multiple motion picture companies before starting his writing career. Dannay, however, had multiple occupations including advertising, a copywriter, an art director, and worked for various advertising agencies as an account executive. After their original careers, Frederic Dannay and Manfred Lee started successful careers in literature.
Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of England on May 10, 1940 the same day that the Nazis began invading Belgium, Holland and the Netherlands. Just three days after being elected into office he delivered one of his most famous speeches “Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat” to the House of Commons. This speech was a basically a war strategy proposal. Winston’s early childhood was what we would call an odd one. He was not a very studious kid and eventually was sent to a military school in hopes to shape him up.
“An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have.” Andy Warhol is a famous artist that does pop art. Andy wasn’t like any other artist, he was different from all of them. He was born on August 6th, 1928 and died on February 22nd, 1987. During Andy’s early life, he was diagnose Sydenham’s chorea which causes involuntary movements of the extremities. When he graduated from high school his dream was to go the University of Pittsburgh and become a art teacher, but instead he enrolled to Carnegie Institution of Technology and learned commercial art.
PTSD has been associated with long-term exposure to warfare or other threats to a person’s life , to which Billy have had encounters with throughout the duration of the war. Evidence of Billy's PTSD include the fact that he ascribed the faces of the guards in Dresden, in reaction to the bombing, as “a silent film of a barbershop quartet” (pg. 178), likely due to the indescribable nature of the violence. Subsequently in Billy’s life, as he travels with his father-in-law to Montreal via a chartered plane, the singing of a barbershop quartet named ‘The Febs’ triggers a series of memories of the war for Billy, including the hanging of a “Pole” (in reference to a Polish person) “in public, three days after (he) got to Dresden” (pg.
Goring joined the German army in 1912, Goring was introduced to Adolf Hitler, Goring was making a living as a pilot for the Fokker Company based in Holland has 22 kills he did him self ,he served, he also served the same unit the red baron. Even though he is best friend with Adolf Hitler he didn 't always agree with his foreign polices. (http://www.biography.com/people/hermann-g%C3%B6ring-372810) Goring ended WWI has a war hero for the German army. Hitler appointed him to command the S.A Brownshirt. In 1933 Goring created The Secret State Police, The Gestapo, that would be taken over by Himmler and terrorize the content of Europe.
His ninth grade also known as Richard’s last year in high school, however, it was “light”, leaving his grades high. He was selected as valedictorian. Even when Richard was threatened on no graduating, he still was determined to present his own valedictorian speech. At seventeen years old, Richard moved to Memphis he was In need of a job and home. Richard found himself on Beale Street, the street that he had been told was filled with danger; Once he saw this big frame house he believed it was a whorehouse.
The power of words is so strong that they can save or destroy someone or something physically or emotionally. Max is saved by a collection of words by the book Mein Kampf when he is riding the train to the Hubermanns to try to get to safety from the wrath of the Naxi regime. Mein Kampf is the book that almost every Nazi or Nazi supporter possessed during the reign of Hitler. It was almost like a sign to people that you were German or a Nazi supporter if you were reading it. Max,
He worked from the time that he was a young boy and quit school in the eighth grade. As he grew up he bounced from job to job trying to make a living and larter became a hobo. When the Spanish American war broke out, he went to enlist, and was stationed in Puerto Rico. After the war he returned home and attended Lombard College while also helping himself as a call fireman. While he was in college his political views as a liberal took form and he also found his literary talents.
The short story “Battle Royal” was written by Ralph Ellison, set during the 1950’s racism is very noticeable and you will be stunned by how the blacks are treated. Ralph Ellison was born in Oklahoma in 1914 and later attended Tuskegee Institute in Alabama where he studied music. In 1936 he moved to New York City and planned to work at a job in order to pay off college. Little did he know he would get the chance to work from the New York Federal Writers Program. He gained himself a reputation as a writer off of one book, “Invisible Man” and became successful.
German scientists like Albert Einstein, Neils Bohr, and Ernest Rutherford were the first to aid in splitting the uranium atom that was necessary in creating the atomic bomb. These scientist were Jews, therefore during the Holocaust, they had to flee from Germany to America. The American scientists, many of whom came from fascist regimes in Europe, organized a project to exploit the new fission process for military purposes. This took place in 1939 when a conference between Enrico Fermi and the Navy Department was arranged. By the summer of 1939, Albert Einstein presented to Pres.