Gluck's, Alexander and the boys made their way to hole in the fence. Once they arrived to the fence Alexander was saying goodbye when he heard the sirens sound. As he glanced over at the camp, he saw about 45 soldiers running at them. “You need to go right now, I will hold them off! Said Alexander.
After staging his own death, the enemy sniper moves out into the open, a clear and easy shot. “Then, when the smoke cleared, [the sniper] peered across and uttered a cry of joy.” “The sniper looked at his enemy falling.” “Then the sniper turned over the death body, and looked into the face of his brother. I regret his actions.
Shooting everywhere, before doing too much damage the man is shot down. However the Nazi’s hear the gun shots and evacuate to the bomb shelters. The men manage to lock the shelters, locking all the Nazi’s in them. The men then go on and blow up the shelters. Even though the Dirty Dozen were victorious, it came at a cost, only three of the twelve made it out alive.
Even though he was still on the phone he continued firing at the Nazi troops, leaving disastrous damage. Audie was exceptionally young , nevertheless he showed determination to keep his men safe from the German’s fire even if it meant jeopardizing his own well being. His loyalty to his unit and his noble act in this battle earned him a Medal of Honor which I believe he rightfully deserved due to his heroic
General Hooker was knocked unconscious when an artillery round hit a pillar that he was leaning on and almost killed him, which most of the veteran corps commanders wished upon their general so they could unleash their forces in an onslaught against the confederates. By mid-morning, Southern infantry broke through the last line of resistance and united in the Chancellorsville
Evidence is show in the story “The Sniper” it says “placing a cigarette between his lips, he struck a match, inhaled the smoke hurriedly and put out the light. Almost immediately, a bullet flattened itself to the parapet off the roof” (O’Flaherty 1). This quote is showing that the Sniper isn’t scared or nervous. He’s making a decision that could almost kill him or give away where he’s hiding. By the Sniper smoking a cigarette and giving away his hiding, shows the sniper has bravery because of the risk he is taking.
When the Vietcong entered the embassy there was a stand off fight for about six hours in complete darkness. I really hope all the American troops in the embassy and around Saigon are safe now. I heard that we were able to stop the Vietcong from gaining control and also that U.S. soldiers were able to end the fight. I am very proud of all of the U.S. Soldiers, and Marines that have helped to stop the Vietcong from gaining control of the embassy. I also understand that many Americans are shocked by the attack in Saigon, they all
The Marines threw grenade after grenade at the wall and inside the building through the vents that all you could see was smoke . To get them to stop, Cretzer pointed his gun at the officers they had hostage and open fired. This did not stop the Marines from opening fire on the building. In the end Cretzer, Coy and Martin Hubbard died from bullet wound or grenades maybe even both. The others were soon after executed at San Quentin.
I was shocked to hear this coming from him. That day I realized that one should not let peer pressure get in the way and should always do what one think is right regardless of what people tell
They waited till the American forces were in “point blank” range and opened fire. This tactic would cause great destruction in the American lines, they would lose 18 tanks to this attack. However this new tactic would not stop the assault of the American
When the front of his LCPV opened, he hesitated. That hesitation saved his life. The soldier in front of Tony jumped out and got shot and fell into the water. As soon as that happened Tony darted out and took cover behind a boulder while being riddled with bullets. When he was in position, he started firing
Socratic Seminar by Derrick Jones Jr 1. I think the person who affected the most change was John Adams. Even though he joined the Sons of Liberty earlier in the beginning of the book he helped Capitan Preston because he was requested from a friend of Prestons’ to help him. On page 17 it states, “Capitan Preston has been arrested, and we are being told he will be charged with murder. It is claimed that he gave the order … that he ordered his men to fire on the citizens.
A War on Three Fronts A flash of light shines in through my eyelids and burns my cornea. Muffled barrages and blasts sound through the silent ringing that overwhelms my eardrums. My eyes peel open and I turn my sore neck from side to side, as the blinding whiteness of everything presents me with the world in three. As the contrast in my pupils returns and the pestilence in my ears subsides, the Earth shaking sounds of bombs and bullets parade through my chest.