It is 8 am, December 7, 1941. Everything is peaceful at U.S. Naval base Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. Until, suddenly, Japanese bomber planes filled the air and chaos ensumed. Unsuspecting ships were relentlessly attacked. A bomb crashed through the deck of warship USS Arizona.
In the history of America, the history of the world, never had such unexpected terror descended from the skies. In one hour, the peace and relative quite of 9:45 AM in New York City, was disrupted by a plane circling overhead. Curiosity turned to aghast and shock as the plane started diving toward one of the twin towers. It crashed into an upper story of the building, spewing fire and showering those below with debris. This was only one of 4 hijacked planes, heading toward other United States landmarks.
Art Buchwald was a marine who had served in world war II. Many people didn’t believe that he was a marine because he didn’t look or act like one. The text states “He joined Marine corps when was seventeen after persuaded a street drunk to forge his father 's signature.” This shows how he really didn 't want to become a Marine and live his dreams regardless of what people said. During his time in the war Buchwald didn’t start off the best and the text states “He was in charge of loading ammunition to the Marine corps.
Now, proceeding to tell you about the well-known Sgt. Maynard Smith and how his courageous act lead him to receiving such a prestigious award. Sgt. Maynard Smith was an enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army in World War II. When Sgt.
General William Westmoreland called the helicopter air assault “the most innovative tactical development to emerge from the Vietnam War” (Carland, 2003). In February 1963 on the recommendation of the U.S. Army Tactical Mobility Requirements Board, otherwise known as the Howze Board after its president LTG Hamilton Howze, the 11th Airborne Division was reactivated as the 11th Air Assault Division (test). Their mission, to train in the theory and evolution of the air assault concept. Training continued until 1965 when the division was deactivated and reflagged as the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). Shortly thereafter the division began deploying South Vietnam.
The Battle of Tarawa in 1943 marked the first time that the US faced serious Japanese opposition to an amphibious landing. Over the course of four days, the 2nd Marine Division lost over 3,000 men to the heavily defended coastlines of Tarawa Atoll. Even though the Battle resulted in an American victory, it caused Naval and Marine Corps leaders to reevaluate traditional amphibious assault doctrine. While the principles of simplicity and offensive were followed, the principles of surprise and maneuver were not, which resulted in the mass casualties and lessons learned at Tarawa.
It was 2075 and was on New Year's Eve and we were in Isis's last base underground in a science lab with secret super solders in chambers that would take one million solders to take out one super solder. Isis was about to attempt at one last push to take out america with two dozens of super solders. I was a test subject that only got half way through the presider when the alarm went off. I had to stop the presider because we were under attack and so the super solders set off in a pedestrian vehicle to slip past the enemy and had to go to the airport to get a plane so we can make it past security. We grabbed some enemy uniforms so we could get past airport security, but when we got there there was a green plane with a jet symbol on it with the keys inside and the door open.
The Battles of Guam and Guadalcanal Many people are familiar with the attack on Pearl Harbor, but not many people know of the smaller battles that took place soon afterwards. These such battles include the Battle of Guadalcanal and the Battles of Guam. The Battles of Guadalcanal and Guam were two battles that took place in the Pacific during World War II in the early 1940s. They were both very important battles between the Allied and Japanese forces (Battle of Guadalcanal)
September 11th, 2001: The American people will remember this day as the day the unthinkable happened: someone, or rather a group of people, penetrated America’s defenses and turned our own airplanes on us. Crashing several planes into different important federal buildings, these terrorists spread terror throughout the country. Preceding the terrible events on September 11th, 2001, the American Secret Services have made many mistakes in regard to the possibility of preventing 9/11. The Secret Services, mainly the CIA and the FBI, have made a great lot of mistakes.
In most of our country, July 1st is simply known as Canada Day. In Newfoundland and Labrador, it has an additional and much more sombre meaning. There, this day is also known as Memorial Day. A time to remember those who have served and sacrificed in uniform. On this day in 1916 near the French village of Beaumont-Hamel, 800 soldiers from the Newfoundland Regiment went into action on the opening day of the Battle of the Somme.