World War II Essay Topics

Investigation of Failed States & Democratic Intervention

Failed states have been an issue in human society for many years. Today there are a total of 177 failed states, which is an all-time high. (Haken) Failed states are not only a terrible situation for the country itself, but for its neighboring countries as well. Some situations are worse than others, but for the… View Article

A Repeat of Japanese American Internment in the Post 9/11 Era

The Japanese American Internment during the World War II reminds us of the bigotry and racial prejudice of our nation towards other races. It shows the disastrous effects bigotry and racial prejudice can bring to innocent people. It has happened before and it is happening again now. This essay examines how and why the most… View Article

World War II: Hitler Rises to Power

In 1933, Hitler and his National Socialist (Nazi) party were elected into power in Germany. Hitler was chosen by his party to become the new chancellor of Germany. The National Socialist (Nazis) won 34. 1% of the overall vote. The German people were looking for a new voice for their suffering; they wanted a new… View Article

Truman vs Macarthur

Chiefly, President Truman’s actions were more effective in beginning the Korean War to an end. First of all, when North Korea surprisingly swept forces across the 38th parallel on South Korea on June 25, 1950 led to conflict to Korean War. After that the United Nations immediately condemned North Korea while President truman and his… View Article

Was and Appeasement a Mistake

Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler shook hands at the Munich Conference in 1938. This resulted in the pact, signed Sept. 29th, which recognized the German annexation of the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia in return for a promise that there would be no further aggression. This policy of appeasement failed to prevent the outbreak of World War… View Article

Yugoslavia: Divided and Conquered

​Yugoslavia, a place that used to be the greatest multi-nation state in the world, was divided and conquered. Many argue on how it happened, and many only thought it was just “that brutal war”. Then there are many who think that the Yugoslavian people did it to themselves. Post World War II Yugoslavia had been… View Article

U.S. History

1. ) From the turn of the Century to the entrance of America into World War II, American government and its relationship to the people changed drastically. At times the change was slow, at times it was very rapid. Explain the changes that took place both practically and philosophically. By the nineteenth century, the Industrial… View Article

Analysis of Maus: the Animal Behavioral Stance

I want to use Maus as my analysis. I feel like you can gain insight into this blend more easily because the connections Spiegelman used was so closely related to how people view society. The intentionality behind it so obvious, trying to tell the story of a World War Two survivor in way that people… View Article

Atlantic Charter and Its Affect in Wwii

The Atlantic Charter was an incredibly important policy that would have an impact on the entire world from the moment it was drafted by Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt in August of 1941 to the present day and beyond. The two men met in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, hence the name Atlantic… View Article

Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The 32nd president of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, accomplished many things during his three terms in office. Being the only president ever elected to more than two terms, it is easy to suppose that he was a well-rounded president. His leadership, success in getting programs passed, management of economic and domestic policy, foreign… View Article

Compare and Contrast Presidents

Like any two people in the world Franklin D. Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan both have their own views about war, women’s rights, gay rights, foreign policy, and many other problems facing our country. These two presidents have greatly impacted our country since they were in office. Roosevelt and Reagan have helped shape our country into… View Article

Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank

What I am about to write is a summary of The Diary of a Young Girl, written by Anne Frank. This book starts from when Anne gets her diary on her thirteenth birthday. The book is about when Anne and her family have to live in the “Secret Annex.” On her thirteenth birthday, Anne’s parents… View Article

The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

On August 6, 1945 an American bomber dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima., Japan. Three days later another atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan . Theses bombs brought the end of World War two with Japan. After the Allies defeated the Axis powers in Europe, America need a way to quickly end the war…. View Article

East-Asian Crisis

Has state played a leading role in upgrading technologies in Asia Pacific? Answer with reference to relevant theories and use comparative country or corporate examples. Introduction: The state is a lever that navigates economic process. It is managed by the country government which consists of all educational, socio-cultural, economical and geographical factors. The national innovation… View Article

Ethical Reflection on the Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project is the code name for the US government’s secret project that was established before World War II and culminated in the development of the nuclear bomb. From 1942 to 1946, the project was under the direction of Major General Leslie Groves of the US Army Corps of Engineers. It employs more than… View Article

How America’s Foreign Policy Shaped

Foreign policy determines how America conducts relations with other countries. It is designed to further certain goals, and to ensure America’s security and defense. Originally American foreign policy was based isolationism; however, as the United States began to become more powerful, its foreign policy evolved. Through the 19th century, America concentrated on creating a nation… View Article

Korean “Comfort Women” of Wwii

“…Use curiosity to ask challenging questions about what appear as normal, everyday banalities in order to try and understand make visible’ the hidden gendering of the practice and theorizing of international relations” –Cynthia Enloe In times of armed conflict, women are most susceptible to violence and silencing through the sexualization, dehumanization, and stigmatization of their… View Article

Martha J. Coston

Martha Coston was born in Baltimore in the year of 1826. She was left with four children to take care of after the death of her husband. This happened when she was only 21. Even though her husband was now gone she was determined to make money so she could raise her precious children. She… View Article

Pearl Harbor Battle Analysis

On a pleasant and beautiful Sunday, December 7, 1984, Japan implemented a surprise attack on the US Naval Base in Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii which gave United States a door to enter into World War II. Even though Japan did not follow through with the attack causing the third wave of… View Article

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born to James and Sara Roosevelt on January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York. His father was a prominent land owner and a businessman with a large amount of wealth. His mother came from a prosperous family and was known for her “aristocratic manner” and her independence. Franklin D. Roosevelt… View Article

Refugee Blues and Disabled Comparison

The subject of war and the loss of human life has had a deep influence on poetry of the first half of the 20th century. Many poets from around the world had felt the direct impact of earth-shattering wars and went on to express their opinions through their works. It was during wartime eras that… View Article

Analysis on Ernie Pyle’s on World War II

In Ernie Pyle’s “On World War II”, he made a few statements. His statements are immediately about World War II, yet they can be applied to nearly every other war. Edward Pyle embedded his messages into the reading through the clever usage of rhetorical devices and figurative language. Of the few messages that Edward Pyle… View Article

Ted Huges Hawk Roosting

Hughes uses animals in order to explore the nature of man. Discuss with reference to a poem from the anthology. Throughout the poems of Ted Hughes the theme of animals comes about. No more so in the poem hawk roosting. This poem explores the key aspects of human nature, both positive and negative. The theme… View Article

“The Destructors” by Graham Greene

In “The Destructors” Graham Greene uses Trevor and other characters as an example to assert that the war and the bombing that injured British cities during the war was causing people surrounded by the destruction to become desensitized. Blackie and the other members of the gang all distrust Old Misery’s exhibitions of generosity and so… View Article

Atomic Bombing on Japan

On the morning of August 6th, 1945 at around 8:16 a. m. , the United States dropped the first bomb on Hiroshima. This bomb was given the nickname “Little Boy. ” Three days after the first atomic bomb was dropped, on August 9th, 1945 at around 11:02 a. m. , the United States dropped a… View Article

The Zimmerman Telegram

The Zimmerman telegram was originally sent by Authur Zimmerman, the German Foreign Secretary on to the German Ambassador in the United States, and directed to the German ambassador in Mexico, von Eckhardt. The subsequent events that instigated the release of the Zimmerman Telegram began with German’s policy of unrestricted submarine warfare. This policy allowed German… View Article

We Didn’t Start the Fire

Description- Albert Einstein was a possibly the most prominent scientific genius of the 20th century. Born in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany in 1879, his family moved to Milan, Italy in1894 while he stayed back in a boarding house. Einstein excelled in his studies throughout school, even though he had a speech difficulty and paused slowly and… View Article

Why Did America Experience a Boom in the 1920s?

In this essay, I will be discussing why America experienced a boom. I will be looking at many different reasons of the American boom: Natural recourses, The first world war, new technology, confidence, credit, mass marketing, mass production and policies of republican presidents. These triggers of the American boom helped produce America as we now… View Article

World War II History

More than anything else, texts concerned with history and memory are reliant on the relationship between purpose and selection. * Points to look out for: * History and memory * Relationship * Purpose – topic sentence * Selection – represent The interrelationship between factual history and factual memory allows a universal understanding to be gained…. View Article