World War Essay Topics

Why did hitler bomb british cities?

During the war a further 2. 1 million were erected. However, a further 100,000 being added in 1943 to prepare the population for the expected German V-1 flying bomb attacks. Some others were forced to take shelter in the basements of offices or shops. Some of the other unfortunate people were given brick ‘surface shelters’,… View Article

Hammersmith and Fulham During World War II

Source L is an account of the memories that Barbara Walsh had whilst being evacuated. The source is useful as it highlights the differences in social class and wealth, “The bathroom had a heated towel rail which I had never seen before”. This shows us that people had a different standard of living. People also… View Article

Body gender

Reversal of Roles (Women Seducing Men). In the 20th century, people become modernized and most of the traditional roles are no longer followed. The modern concepts allow the people, especially the women, greater freedom and opportunity to practice their potentialities and pursue their chosen endeavours. An innovation that comes along with the modern world is… View Article

Isolationism Vs Internationalism

Isolationism is generally a policy of nonparticipation in the international political and economic relations. It basically combines non-intervention in military policies and economic protectionism. Isolationism is a belief that originated from the United States’ opposition in war intervention, allowing alliances and organizations. On the other hand, internationalism is a call for stronger economic and political… View Article

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