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Voices of War

By Rayan
  • In the trenches

    In the trenches
    The trenches were the most dangerous places you could find the First World War. The use of trench warfare was an alien to both sides of the war. It was something new and brought some new challenges with it. The soldiers got a whole new view of the fighting and they had to take more care of themselves, because it was so dangerous to be in the front lines.
  • The beginning of the war

    The beginning of the war
    When Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was killed by the 19-year old student, Gavrilo Princip, in Sarajevo, a conflict between Serbia and Austria-Hungary begun, and the conflict was the actual beginning of the First World War.
  • The War Posters

    The War Posters
    During World War 1 the War Posters were propagandas. They were used to presuade people to join the army.
    The most famous war-poster from the world war one is the image of Uncle Sam from 1917. It was created by James M. Flagg and was on the Lord Kitchener poster from 1914.
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    World War I

    The World War I began on the 28th of July 1914 and lasted until the 11th of November 1918
  • "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke

    "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke
    The Poem
    This poem is about dying in combat for your country. The poem tells a man's storry about loving his country, England, dearly. If he dies in the battlefield far away from his country, people should remember him as an Englishman. Rupert Chawner Brooke was an English Poet, who was born on August 3th 1887 and died in April 23th 1915.
  • "He went for a Soldier" by Ruth Comfort Mitchell

    "He went for a Soldier" by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
    The poem is about a boy named Billy, who is attending The World War I. Billy, the Soldier Boy, ends up left behind at the battle field, and dies alone, without anyone by his side. Ruth Comfort Mitchell was an American author and playwright, who was born in 1882 and died in 1954.
  • Dulce Et Decorum Est - Wilfred Owen

    Dulce Et Decorum Est - Wilfred Owen
    The poem "Dulce et Decoreum est pro patria mori" explains the fact that the people comforted themselves by believing that the soldiers were dying heroic. In the reality it was different; they were having quite of a terrible death.
    The title of the poem is Latin, and means "Sweet and Fitting it is", and Owen concludes that the title is in fact a lie. Wilfred Edward Salter Owen was an English Poet and soldier, who was born on March 18th 1893 and died on November 4th 1918
  • The Treaty of Versaille

    The  Treaty of Versaille
    The Treaty of Versailles was the peace settlement, which was signes after the World War 1 had ended in 1918, and it was a declaration of the ending of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
  • The Beginning of the Second World War

    The Beginning of the Second World War
    On the 1st of September 1939, the beginning of the invasion of Poland begun. Britain and France sent Adolf Hitler an ultimatum - either withdraw the German forces from Poland or Britain and France would go to war against Germany. On the 3rd of September the German forces had penetrate deeper into Poland. Britain and France both declared war on Germany.
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    World War II

    The World War II began the 1st of Sptember 1914 and lasted until the 2nd of September 1945
  • The Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese attack the U.S. fleet base on Hawaii.
  • "The Last Enemy" Richard Hillary

    "The Last Enemy"  Richard Hillary
    "The Last Enemy" is a book written by the Spitfire pilot, Richard Hillary. "The Last Enemy" is about Richard Hillary career as a pilot the war. He is really proud of being a pilot, and does not think, that he one day might get killed in service. When a bomb explodes, and he sees the damages of the bomb attack, he realizes what he has been doing as pilot.
  • The battle of Iwo Jima

    The battle of Iwo Jima
    The Battle of Iwo Jima took place between the 19th of February and the 26th of March 1945. It a battle between the United States and Japan. The capture of Iwo Jima was a part of a three-point plan the Americans had for winning the war in the Far East.
  • The Geneva Conference

    The Geneva Conference
    A conference was convened in Geneva to resolve the conflicts in Indochina.
    Two of the three decisions the agreement included were:
    • The division of Vietnam at the 17th Parallel
    • The nation of Vietnam was guaranteed its independence
    The states disagreed their agreement, and did not sign the accord. Instead they became together with Australia, France, Britain, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines and New Zeeland, members of SEATO.
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    Vietnam War

  • The First American Troop arrvies

    The First American Troop arrvies
    An attack on the US Navy Warship on the 2nd of August 1964 by a Vietnamese torpedo boat had happend. As result of that episode, the US aircraft started bombing targets in Vietnam, and the first american troops arrived on March 2 1965.