World War Essay Topics

To what extent was naval rivalry the main cause of the first World War

One of the main causes of World War I was the Anglo-German naval race. Britain, as an island empire, always had the navy as one of her top priorities. A key event in Britain’s naval expansion was the 1889 “Naval Defense Act” that established the “two power standard”: Britain considered necessary to have a navy… View Article

Post War Europe

The World War II refers to the global conflict that took place between 1939 to 1945. Also referred to as the Second World War, the conflict involved many nations, especially the great powers. The conflict had two opposing military alliances, the Axis and the Allies (Hakim, p 8). This war has been considered as one… View Article

World War II

The effects of World War II were experienced by the world major powers that were engaged in it with different magnitude. As nations started to revive their economies, politics also took a different bearing with great struggles which seem even to take shape in present world. Therefore, purpose of this presentation is to discuss the… View Article

Life in times of Second World War

I think it’s tougher to live through a war for an ordinary citizen than a soldier. A soldier in the battle field has little else to worry but about the next battle combined with his own fate. What’s more, a soldier always believes that the final outcome of the war can be influenced by his… View Article

Origins of World War I

The World War I fought between 1914 and 1918, is considered the largest of any war in human history and ever since, many refer it as the Great War. It was a culmination of activities and competition across European nations. It’s estimated that 14 million people lost their lives on the First World War. The… View Article

Causes of World War One

On Sunday 28th June, 1914 Franz Ferdinand, and his wife, were assassinated part of a Serbian Terrorist Group, called the Black Hand. This event and the tension between Europe was a trigger that set off declarations of war and resulted in the “Great War”. Tensions had been building up in Europe for decades through Nationalism,… View Article

Compare the Wars and All Quiet on the Western Front

During World War I, many soldiers were impacted by the mental and physical effects that have changed their lives in positive, but mostly negative ways. There are two novels that talk about two men in World War I, however each tells a different story on their struggles on the battlefield. On one of the books,… View Article

In what ways did World War II end the problems of World War I

In the days prior to World War Two, the First World War was referred to as “the War to end all Wars”. (Devine, 14) Despite this name, only twenty-odd years had passed before the nations of the world once again engaged in armed conflict. The treaty of Versailles and the conditions in Europe precipitated a… View Article

Imperialism and 1st World War

The portrayal of the artists is indeed a true picture of the horrors of World War I which cannot be envisioned by just reading accounts of the war as given in different readings. The paintings reveal the disgusting events that will surely put the shivers into the generation of today in realizing the atrocities and… View Article

World War II

In retrospect, there is no doubt that Japanese Americans were discrimated against during World War II. From almost the first moment they arrived in this country, many white people had negative feelings about them. With the negative feelings of wartime escalating, the Japanese internment seemed just the thing to do in order to be proactive… View Article

World War I

The first world war of 1914 was mainly driven by conflict of interest in credit and commercial contracts among nations. This is because during this time economically civilized nations had engaged their efforts in embracing the competitive advantages brought by economic interdependence and communication. According to Norman Angell, the growth in economic integration that was… View Article

Growth and Development of Tourism in Australia since World War II

This is a short but informative discourse on the growth and development of tourism in Australia since World War II. The first few segments will focus on the history of Australia as a nation in order to provide a solid background for the inherent factors which contribute to the growth and development of tourism in… View Article

World War I and the Middle East

The Great War, which was born from Germany’s desire to assert extra national authority and dominate Europe, had a profound effect on the geopolitical equilibrium not just in Europe, but on the Middle East as well. The now nonexistent Ottoman Empire was a significant player in this global drama, even though its conclusion saw the… View Article

Lucian freud and the visual arts

Lucian Freud was born in 1922, in Berlin Germany. He was a British Painter and a grandson to Sigmund Freud. He studied In London at the central school of art and also at Morris’s East Anglican school, where he studied painting and drawing. He later attended the University of London (Goldsmiths College), and later worked… View Article

Italy and Japan

World War II caused greater destruction than any other war in history. The war took the lives of about 17 million soldiers and an even greater number of civilians, who died as a result of bombings, starvation, and deliberate campaigns of mass murder. The war also ushered in the atomic age and was quickly followed… View Article

“Journey’s End” by R.C Sherriff

Journey’s End is a play about British soldiers in World War One, and the effects the war has on them, both physically and mentally. The play explores many aspects of war life, including friendship, alcoholism, class boundaries and the lifestyle of the men in the trenches. This essay explores how the play shows the effects… View Article

Position paper on General “Billy” Mitchell

1.This paper addresses the demonstration of General “Billy” Mitchell’s USAF core values of service before self and integrity. General Mitchell displayed these core values in the face of adversity. He was one of the few airmen who knew the potential of the airplane and fought for his beliefs, even at the cost of his own… View Article