He was a Japanese samurai warrior of the Sengoku period. According to the text, Yamagata was a fierce warrior who fought in many battles and was given a fief in Shinano and he was present at the Battle of Mikatagahara in 1569 and captured Yoshida Castle, a Tokugawa possession, during the Mikatagahara Campaign (1572–73) and was present for the following Battle of Mikatagahara. In the text, in also says that during the "3rd Kawanakajima" campaign (1557) he raided far into Uesugi territory, capturing Otari castle which until then had safeguarded the Itoigawa route into the Uesugi heartland, and this weakened the Uesugi strategical position and prompted their withdrawal. In his time, Yamagata was known as one of the fiercest of the Takeda warriors for his ability to fight and for capturing a
These are the traditions that were mentioned beforehand, that Catholic’s clung dearly to during the Counter Reformation. A few examples of these are the idea of purgatory, prayer to saints and priests in a hierarchy form. None of these conventions or beliefs are proven in the bible and Martin Luther therefore considered them a distraction from the centrality and importance of Christ. (Tarr 45) This is another reason why Lutheranism went to the bible for all answers. This brought about the practice of a decentralized leader for mass services.
In 1945, they decided to hold two conferences, this was to help them decide and help one another figure out what to do and how they can organize the world after the war ends. Both these conferences were also held so each of these countries could decide their wants and needs equally and bluntly, so no surprises could be discovered later on. And it was only discovered throughout these conferences how strong the tension between USA and USSR was and how it started to grow rapidly. The first conference held was The Yalta Conference. It took place from February 4 to 11 in 1945, towards the end of the Second World War.
What is an Author The Magnificent Seven is a retelling of Seven Samurai. Fistful of Dollars is an unofficial retelling of Yojimbo. In both instances, the two westerns are strikingly similar to the Japanese movies they are based on. Despite all the similarities, there probably aren’t too many people who tried watching Yojimbo and ended up accidently watching Fistful of Dollars. That’s because, looking at basic story elements, Sergio Leone was not able to create a perfect copy of Akira Kurosawa’s movie.
Even though he made this decision as Japanese government did not respond to the Potsdam Declaration, it was still possible to negotiate with Japan’s side without dropping the atomic bombs. In today’s American society, it is considered that his decision to use the atomic bombs enabled the country to save their soldiers. On top of that, Japanese government never raised any protest against the United States for the use of atomic bombs. Nevertheless, as Hasegawa (2005) states, this cannot be longer justified because it is more of a moral issue. More importantly, it is doubtful whether President Truman was sure about the effects of atomic bombs.
In the novel it states, “They carried the common secret of cowardice barely restrained, the instinct to run or freeze or hide, and in many respects this was the heaviest burden of all, for it could never be put down, it required perfect balance and perfect posture. They carried their reputations. They carried the soldier's greatest fear, which was the fear of blushing. Men killed, and died because they were embarrassed not to” (O’Brien 24). Even though Kiley was a very courageous person, he still demonstrated cowardice at
“The Seventh Man” by Haruki Murakami is a short story about something that happened in the Seventh Man’s childhood. The narrator and K., his best friend, lived in the Province of S. One day, a big storm hit their town. When they were in the eye of the storm, they decided to go to the beach. Unfortunately, a tsunami hit while they were there. The narrator was able to make it out alive, but K. did not.
1. During February 4-11, 1945, Big three, US, Britain, and USSR decided to meet at Yalta and discussing the future and post of the second world war. All three country were represented by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin This essay discussed Yalta and Potsdam main agendas. And then review iron cutter speech provided by sir Winston Churchill in Westminster college and reflecting its consequences post world war two. Regarding the Yalta conference,the first agenda was demanding Germany to surrender the war, because the victory of allied power was inevitable and the defeated of Germany was obviously seen.
The Renaissance is defined as a new birth, this period of time was mainly in Europe when the Catholic Church was beginning to show become corrupt, wanting money instead of spreading the ways of God, and Catholicism, ( Piper, 10). Martin Luther was a German professor who felt like the Catholic Church was not doing the job it is supposed to do, which was show the way of God, instead the Catholic Church was corrupt, and did not care for the way of God. When Luther first noticed this, he wrote 95 Theses. This was reasons why the selling of indulgences was wrong and should not be allowed. Indulgences were given as pardons for sins, as long as money was given to the Church in return.Luther nailed these on the front door of the Catholic Church.
Haruki Murakami, a Japanese novelist explores this topic in his short story “The Seventh Man”. Set in twentieth-century Japan, it is about an unnamed protagonist narrating his life’s story to a group concerning how the death of his best friend K.. adversely affected his life. Murakami develops his message of fear through the character development of the protagonist, from exposition to resolution. As a child, the protagonist was a typical bundle of innocence until he witnessed a tragedy. During a flashback in the story, he describes his childhood self as ‘kind of big and athletic, and the other kids looked up to him.” (Lines 66-69) Thus, he used to protect frail K. with whom he shared a wonderful bond of friendship.