“On the fire step in the trenches during the night, you could hear the groaning of the dying — but you couldn’t go out to help them” Cecil Withers, British Private. As it is mentioned in this quote, lives in trenches were a total catastrophe. World War 1(WW1) is one of the most miserable moments throughout the world history. From 1914 to 1918, massive number of innocent young soldiers were died in WW1 that was caused by tensions and desires between countries. Many countries were involved in WW1 including Canada.
Over the course of the Unites States extended involvement in the Vietnam war, nearly 60,000 American lives were lost with 350,000 casualties. The war wreaked havoc on the soldiers who served and their families. Approximately 830,000 soldiers suffered from PTSD, and of them, 480,000 were so affected they were considered disabled. At home, this war became very unpopular quickly, and strikes, anti-war demonstrations, and rallies became very common. Lyndon Johnson faced harsh chants concerning his policies and the war, and the American people became increasingly less optimistic, as the pace of the war was controlled by the North Vietnamese.
1. To what factors do you attribute the unsatisfactory performance that led to you being required to withdraw or placed on academic suspension? A number of different factors led to my unsatisfactory performance in my courses. Firstly, being a new immigrant and staying alone for the first time was extremely hard for me because I had no friends or relatives in Canada. Loneliness and sadness were causing me to feel depressed as things were not financially well for my family in India.
The country suffered from lack of food and other every day essentials. "Troubled times marked the final years of Elizabeth 's reign. The country suffered from failed crops, unemployment and inflation. There were riots over food shortages and rebellions in Ireland." (http://www.biography.com/people/queen-elizabeth-i-9286133#later-years).
On the contrary, he provides several examples of people who lose the hope of finding the meaning in the suffering and die as a consequence. The fear of unknown becomes the biggest psychological stress of prisoners. They are not provided with the dates of their relief, they do not know the duration of their abuse and its brutality. People who are incapable of determining the end of their circumstances are also unable to detect their main goals of the life. Victor Frankl compares this state of the prisoners with the state of unemployed workers becoming depressed with their life situation and constraining the ability to get a job even further.
The Gallipoli campaign began when the Anzacs landed on Gallipoli on the 25th of April 1915. The campaign went for 8 long and exhausting months with 30 - 40, 000 casualties occurred. The soldiers at Gallipoli were constantly fighting the freezing cold, lack of water and food, the sweltering heat in some days and the diseases being spread around. A day to day life for a soldier was to make their country proud and to try and stay as healthy as possible in the shocking conditions. One of the most famous battles fought at Gallipoli was the lone pine battle.
Which was in Europe during 1347, otherwise known as the Fourteenth Century. People were terrified of it, they separated them and their families from others, and left their family who carried the plague. It was every man for themselves. The symptoms of the most common plague, which is called black death consisted of bigger lymph nodes, headaches, chills, fever, and
World War I was a time of great suffering and turmoil resulting in millions of deaths, loss of property and social instability. Europe was devastated after the war: 8 million soldiers died, the culture of every European nation was in jeopardy and governments struggled to maintain stability (Wilde, 2014). Wilfred Owen, a soldier himself, had experienced the dreadfulness of World War Ion a first-hand basis. His poem Dulce Et Decorum Est is an attempt to represent the helplessness and confusion which he and his comrades faced when they were trapped in a gas attack as shown in the lines “Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots But limped on, blood-shod.
The Civil War was a brutal time in American history, pinning neighbor against neighbor. Many families were broken up and soldiers often the went wandering into battle aimlessly. Frustrated by this war, an American author, Stephen Crane shows his distaste for this war by his ironic works: the poem “War is kind” and the short story “The Mystery of Heroism” by bringing the loss of family and pointless deaths to advocate against the war. Throughout “War is Kind” a mockery of how the barbarity of war affect spouses, children and parents of the soldiers lost. It specifically focuses on the families orientated around the soldiers in battle and how their deaths have came to be.
Some people have a fear of death because it is so unknown, when talking about death people can become sad and that why I think this book carries a sad mood. The book talks about how Jefferson is going to be executed therefore going to die for something that he never did, which is very sad. One part of the book explains a time where the weather affects the mood, foreshadows (chapter 19 page 142). “It was cold and it
Valley Forge: Would you have quit? During the winter of 1777 - 1778 the Patriots were in Valley Forge. Tons of soldiers suffered from disease, starvation, and frostbite. Most of them even died. The conditions were horrible for the soldiers and they were dying out.
It was the Winter at Valley Forge. I am not going to re-enlist in the war because we have poor conditions, many people are dying, and we are getting very little support. The first reason I am not going to re-enlist in the war is because there were very poor conditions. In document C, the diary of Dr. Waldo, he says “Poor food-hard lodging-cold weather-fatigue-nasty cloaths-nasty cookery-vomit half my time…. why are we sent out here to starve and freeze?” They are dying out here of the poor conditions.
What horrible things did the continental army have to suffer in their six- month encampment? They experienced hunger, diseases, and death. Since it was cold some couldn 't bathe causing them to have bad hygiene. Also at the time smallpox and pneumonia was being spread. Since there weren 't many medical supplies, some couldn 't be treated.
Valley Forge- Dec. 19 1777-June 19 1778. Valley Forge was the a winter camp for the continental army. This winter was one of the toughest winters the army faced. They lacked enough food and supplies that they need most. Washington had the toughest job: keeping the army together.
Description conveys how something looks, feels, tastes, smells and sounds. Bradford shows the use of description through word choice which creates imagery. Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation demonstrates a vision of America and the hardships faced by the Puritans whilst holding onto hope. The men on the ship faced many dangers “...they fell amongst dangerous shoals and roaring breakers, and they were so far entangled therewith as they conceived themselves in great danger…”(Bradford 26) Another hardship was death, many of the men became ill and encountered tough weather conditions without the correct materials to survive “...half of their company died…being the depth of winter, and wanting houses and other comforts; being infected with scurvy…”(Bradford