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    Rupert brooke

    An english writer known for his idealistic wirting about the 1.st world war. His most famous poem was "The Soldier".
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    Wilfred Owen aka. Owen wilson

    One of the leading english poets and a soildier during the war. Wrote the poem "Dulce et Decorum Est”, which is one poems that best describe the feeling of the trench soldiers during WWI
  • The soldier

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    The poem is about nationalism, it is clearly shown in the text, that this is a very idealistic persentation of the war, even more compared with more realistic poems like "Dulce et Decorum est".
    Many believe that Rupert Brooke not going to war has a great influence on his poems, since they clearly show no realism what so ever.
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    World war 1

  • Trench warfare

    Trench warfare
    Life in the trenches wore a horrible experience, constant fear and terrible hygiene wore a part of any day as a soldier in a trench, Wether it was poison gas or mortar grenades, there wore always a risk that death could come any moment.
  • Dulce et Decorum est

    The poem describes the feeling of a group of soldiers retreating from a battlefield, and their reaction when they get attacked by gas grenades.
    The poem makes it very clear, that they are demoralised, starved and broken mentally. They act like robots when the gas attack hits them and does not care much for the person that is too slow in getting his gas mask on and dies a horrible death.
    It describes the feeling of a trench soldier as a feeling of constant pressure, both physically and mentally.
  • War posters

    War posters
    The different war posters wore heavily used by the american government during world war 1 and world war 2. These posters mostly influence a persons national feeling and responsibility to his fellow countrymen.
  • Invasion of poland

    The 2.nd world war starts with the invasion of poland
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    World war 2

  • The german advance stops

    In early febuary the russian forces launches a counter-offensive on the german troops in stalingrad, and sucessfully turns the tide of battle in their favor.
  • RIchard Hillary

    Richard hillary was born in sydney in 1919, and moved to England shortly after with his father. in 1937 he went to college in Oxford and volunteered for the RAFVA when war broke out.
    He was one of the first pilots to be shot down during the war, but managed to survive and had a long period of retraning, where he wrote his book, The last enemy.
    He managed to get back into active service and was killed on duty in january 1943.
  • The soviet counter-offensive

    The soviet union start their counter-offensive, takes the initiative from the german forces and forces them to retreat from their captured areas.
  • D-day

    The allied forces launches their main offensive to retake france.
    Troops are landed all along the west coast of france and the liberation of France begins.
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    Battle of Iwo Jima

    This is the battle for the island of Iwo Jima in japanese territory
  • Hitlers death

    Hitler commits suicide with his wife and dog in a bunker underneath berlin. His body is burned a few moments after his death.
  • The war ends

    The 2.nd world war ends with the German unconditional surrender.
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    France's involvement in Vietnam

    France's troops surrender after a stunning defeat
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    Vietnam war

  • USA enters vietnam with combat troops

    The first troops of the united states lands in Veitnam, in what they tought would be a short war.
  • USA is out

    USA is out
    The last american troops leave saigon by helicopter. Many vietnameese people tried to cling onto the helicopters during takeoff
  • Saigon falls

    The north vietnameese army the "Vietnam peoples army" invade saigon, capital of south vietnam, and ends the war.