Essay on Second world

Urban life

At the end of the Second World War (1939-45) London was badly damaged and needed to be rebuilt. At the same time the British Empire was getting smaller, and many people were coming from former colonies to live in England. At first the two main groups of people to come to London were from the […]

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The The Second World War Has Been

We can clearly say that the changes in law have increased the divorce rate by a substantial amount. We have to access how much the change in law is to blame for this increase and other factors, which also may affect this.There are many alternatives to marriage and these have been more and more recognised […]

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Why Were The Major Cities Of Britain Bombed By The Germans In 1940-41

Since the start of the Second World War in September 1939, Britain had been preparing for attack. The Government had issued warnings as early as 3rd September, urging people to keep off the streets when possible, carry gas masks and build air raid shelters. Many children, disabled people and women had been evacuated from cities […]

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The Changing Role And Status Of Women Since 1945

1. What can you learn from Source A about the treatment of women workers at the end of the Second World War? [6]From Source A, we can learn that at the end of WWII, many women were made redundant. This came after years of propaganda imploring them to go and work to replace the men […]

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In What Ways Were The Lives of Africans changed

In this thesis I will be explain the ways in which the lives of the black distorted. There lives were very good after the Second World War, they had everything going well for them, but it didn’t last long. The foreword of Apartheid in the 1950’s 1960’s and 1970’s destroyed this optimism. Their lives got […]

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Hitler’s Foreign Policy and the Outbreak of the Second World War, 1933-39

“The outbreak of war can be more attributed to blunder than design. ” Until this statement from AJP Taylor it was the common belief amongst historians that the outbreak of the Second World War was solely attributed to Hitler’s planning and design. Taylor’s conclusions started a new wave of controversy as to the origins of […]

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The Silver Sword

‘The Silver Sword’ is about a Polish family separated during the Second World War and trying to find each other again when the war is over. a simple enough story,. This is a fictionalised but apparently based on fact story suitable for upper primary students. The story opens with Joseph Balicki, the father, escaping from […]

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The Effects of the Nazi Political Movement on German Visual Arts

In European history, one often hears of the tragedies and violations against humanity caused by the Nazi Party both before and during the Second World War. The Nazi political movement was without a doubt, one of the most dramatic developments of the 20th century. Any exposure of ideas that were not promoted by the Party […]

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Why were the major cities of Britain bombed by the Germans in 1940-1941?

Hitler’s original plan before the outbreak of the Second World War was to form an alliance with Britain against communist Russia. However, his actions in the 1930’s turned Britain against him, forcing him to abandon this idea. On 3rd September 1939 Britain and France declared war on Hitler because of he broke his promise to […]

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The battle of Britain was an important turning point in the second world war explain why

The battle of Britain was forte in the skies between Britain and Germany over southern England. The fighting was between the German Luftwaffe which was the German air force and the British RAF from July to September 1940. The battle of Britain happened because Hitler had invaded all of the other parts of Europe and […]

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To Fin Du Temps’ Reflect Messiaen’s

The translation of the title of the piece means: The quartet for the end of time. It was written by Messiaen whilst he was in a prisoner of war camp during the Second World War. His main influence as a composer was Debussy, but as a prisoner he had many other influences, for instance, he […]

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Spies. Describe the means Frayn uses to tell Stephen’s story

The Second World War broke out in September 1939 under the direction of Adolf Hitler, the British mainland was never invaded, but was subject to bombings during the blitz. At the centre of this was ‘the Close’ in which two inquisitive boys sought understanding into the adult world, with terrifying consequences. This bildungsroman tells the […]

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The Machine Gunners

During his lifetime, Robert Westall has published over thirty books. His first book, The Machine Gunners won the Carnegie Medal in 1975. The author grew up during the Second World War also the book’s setting so his novel, “The Machine Gunners” echoes the author’s experiences and feelings of the war but the book’s plot and […]

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Rule Of Law

???We are entitled to be proud that even in that extreme national emergency [the Second World War] there was one voice ??? eloquent and courageous ??? which asserted older, nobler, more enduring values: the right of the individual against the state duty to govern in accordance of law; the role of the courts as guarantor […]

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Silver Sword

Joseph Balicki was a Polish man who was married to Margrit from Switzerland. Together, they had three children. When the second world war began the Nazis took Joseph to prison in the mountains. Their children were very young when the Nazis attacked them: Ruth was thirteen, Edek was eleven, and Bronia was three. Joseph Balicki […]

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How does Cormier present ideas about heroes in his novel

Robert Cormier’s book “Heroes” published after the Second World War has many heroic characters although they are represented in very different ways. People’s “typical” ideas of heroes can be wrong, and that people who do not necessarily have a hero’s appearance can be the most heroic. The author initially made Francis into a character who […]

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Mass Tourism

Mass tourism has experienced multiple increases since the Second World War, post Fordism. According to the latest figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organization World Tourism Barometer, a total of 298 million international tourists travelled worldwide between January and April 2013, 12 million more than in the same period last year. Mass tourism is […]

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