Essay on Nuclear Weapon

The US bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki

A full scale invasion of the Japanese maln land, would cost the lives of a lot of American soldiers, and using the atomic bombs as a threat of total destruction was a more favourable strategy. 2. The US bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, showed the Japanese the error of their ways, and have paid them reparations […]

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The morning of August 6, 1945 was devastating to Japan. The united States B-29 bomber Enola Gay had dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Nicknamed “Little Boy”, it was the first nuclear weapon to be used in warfare and packed an explosion equal to that of 20,000 tons of TNT. Just three days later, another […]

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What were the reasons for Detente 1962-1979

The start of détente in 1962 was triggered by the Cuban Missile Crisis. Here, U2 spy planes from the USA spotted nuclear missile sites and freight ships carrying nuclear missiles from the USSR to Cuba. These missiles would be in striking range to the majority of the USA. Russia pulled back just in time after […]

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Comparing and contrasting XXX and Golden Eye

In comparing and contrasting XXX and Golden Eye I have found that both have many similarities but also differences. Both are in the spy genre and are about saving the day, get the girl and become the hero. XXX is about a three time criminal called Xander cage. He is an action sports fanatic and […]

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Out of the Darkness

The Enola Gay’s wings gleamed in the sun as it skimmed over the clouds on its way to the Far East. Its mission was one of mass destruction and the pilot, Simon Campbell had his own reservations about it but orders were orders. America had been fighting with Japan for close on four years now. […]

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How does Dreamworks represent RJ in Over The Hedge

In this essay, the way DreamWorks represents RJ as a stereotypical hero will be explored. The meaning of the word hero will be explained, further backed up by how RJ is shown as the principal character , and testified by camera angles, sound use and effects, signs and signifiers, and generally how the film ‘Over […]

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Unthinkable Movie Analysis

Summary: Unthinkable is directed by Gregory Jordan released in June 2010,the movie is about a terrorist who detonate 3 nuclear bombs in 3 cities of America . The person who detonate 3 nuclear bombs is detained by FBI and Army of United States and was tortured by them in order to tell them where he […]

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Truman and the Atomic Bomb – Sources Questions

1) I disagree to this to an extent. I feel that the wording of the leaflet shows a reason why America wanted to bomb Hiroshima. In the leaflet it says; ‘we ask you to petition to your Emperor now to end the war!’ This shows to me that they were wanting to drop the bomb […]

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The possession of nuclear weapons can never be justified

Nuclear Weapons, explosive devices, designed to release nuclear energy on a large scale, used primarily in military applications. Nuclear weapons have been in existence since the Second World War, but it’s only up and till recently that the fear of them has grown. To discuss this statement fully it is important to first define three […]

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No More Hiroshimas

James Kirkup’s poem pleads for “No More Hiroshimas”. Earlier in the 20th Century, Wilfred Owen confronted his readers with the pity of war (for example “Strange Meeting”). Compare these two texts. Which speaks more clearly to you? “No More Hiroshimas” by James Kirkup, and “Strange Meeting” by Wilfred Owen are both war poems and both […]

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Prompt and Utter Destruction

War is the greatest tragedy of human existence. There has been war on planet Earth as long as civilizations existed. As technology increases, war itself becomes increasingly devastating. With the invention of the nuclear weapon, the philosophy behind war needs to change. To think one bomb, dropped from the sky, and no one seeing it […]

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I Found Something Strange in my Pocket

While walking through Times Square on May 4th, days after the bomb scare, I could see terrorists in every passerby and bombs in every bag. Although I read and ignored reports of extremist actions elsewhere in the world, the bomb scare in what I considered to be my back alley instilled in me a fear […]

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Philippine Genocide

Philippines’ Untold Genocide During my elementary years when Philippine History was first introduced to us, it was only the Japanese and the Spaniards who were marked as the terrorists, sadists and brutal conquerors of our country. The Americans on the other hand were introduced to us as more of the saviors who helped our country […]

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Researching Political Films

In 1963 Stanley Kubrick brought out his contribution to popular anti-nuclear films, the classic black comedy Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. The film, based on Peter George book Red Alert, tells the tale of an American air raid launched on the Soviet Union by a deranged general, […]

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Duck and Cover

The Library of Congress lists the nine minute 1951 movie Duck and Cover as one of the most significant films of all time. Produced by Archer Films, the film was designed to teach children what to do in case of a nuclear attack. The clip of Duck and Cover was very amusing to watch, it […]

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How to Achieve World Peace

Atomic Bombs, Nuclear weapons, graft, and corruption, crimes thirst, blood Name it the world has it. Nations against Nations, State against church, government against the armed forces, military versus the fascists, innocent civilians in between. Is there still a way out? In an instant, our lives are threatened with uncertainty our children facing bleak future. […]

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Nuclear Weapon And Science

Have you ever wondered a time when we all live like the Jetsons? I have. But, I have also wondered what if we were like the Flintstones, living in a world with no science and technology perhaps even before the discovery of wheels. That would’ve been really tough. Then, there would be no cars, bikes, […]

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