Quote: “The weak die out and the strong will survive, and will live on forever” I chose this quote because it represents the mother’s nature. Book: Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl Arthur: Anne Frank Setting Anne Frank’s diary begins on Sunday, June 14, 1942, during World War II. At this time, thirteen-year-old Anne and her family live in Amsterdam. Shortly after Netherlands was occupied by Nazis, the Jews begin receiving “call up notices” and are sent to concentration camps. When Margot, Anne’s sister, is told to report to Nazis Headquarters, her father realizes that the family must hide and arranges for them to stay at the “Secret Annex” above Otto Frank’s office.
The story is written in the perspective of ten year old Sarah Starzynski, and present day American journalist, Julia Jarmond. During 1942 in Paris, Sarah Starzynski was taken with her parents by the French police who were going door to door, to round up Jewish families. Sarah, who was desperate to protect her three year old brother, Michel, hides in him in their secret hiding place, and locks him up in a cupboard where she thought he would be safe. Still innocent, Sarah promises to come back for him as soon as they are released, but little did she know, she wasn’t coming back. Sixty years later, Sarah’s tragic story intertwines with that of middle aged reporter, Julia.
Moreover, other countries claimed the right of nuclear weapons to defend their citizens. Consequently, the tragic bombings became the example of an arm’s race instead of peace. Furthermore, since Japan was already on the brink of collapse the bombing was unnecessary, and peace talks would have taken place within a decent time frame (even after the cancelled Hawaii summit). The millions of deaths calculated by Operation Downfall [the codename for the Allied plan for the invasion of Japan near the end of the Second World War, which was abandoned when Japan surrendered following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki] actually show that only desperation and honour stood between Japan and unconditional
LISTENING QUESTIONS Chapter 1: The Bomb 1. After whom was the plane carrying the bomb dropped on Hiroshima named? The pilot Colonel Tibbett’s mother, Enola Gay 2. What was the purpose of dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima? Bomb will finally end a long and horrible war.
Viktor E. Frankl Man’s Search for Meaning Psychology – Jan Belcher Christopher Chileshe 09/29/2006 Table of Contents Introduction 2 The Development of logotherapy 2 Empathy to Viktor Frankl 4 Conclusion 6 Bibliography 9 Introduction Viktor E. Frankl born in Vienna in 1905 was a psychiatrist who lived through the First and Second World War. During the Second World War, when he was approximately aged 35-40; he was separated from his family and taken to a concentration by the Nazis. In December 1941, he married Tilly Grosser. In1943 the Nazis took his wife and his parents. Shortly after in1944 he was transported to Auschwitz and later to Kaufering and Türkheim, He was liberated on April 27th 1945 by the US Army.
They lived there for about a year. During this time, Joe's mother contacted her brother in law who was already in America and asked him to help them to come to America. When they arrived at Ellis Island, they ran into difficulties because the administrators wouldn't let deaf people into America, and Joe is deaf. Joe and his mother went to Venezuela, South America for three months before they were finally admitted into America in 1947, under the Hispanic quota. When they arrived in America, they found out that Joe's aunt and uncle also survived the war.
Cherilyn Sarkisian was born on May 20, 1946 in El Centro, California to a John Sarkisian a refugee who worked as a truck driver and Georgia Holt an aspiring actress and sometimes a model. Cher faced tribes and tribulation when her parents divorced. Due to financial problem Cher ended up in a temporary foster home till her mother came back to get her. Cher’s mother remarried again to a banker named Gilbert Capierre who later adopted her. When Cher was young she was diagnosed with dyslexia but didn’t let that stop her from her dream in 1941 she saw the movie Dumbo q“and I pead my pants” she realized that she wanted to become a singer and a dancing animal.
Born to a working class community in Manchester on July 23, 1942 (Branagan, 2015). Her father, was a laborer who had served in World War II, he beat her on a regular basis, but also taught her how to defend herself. In 1946 her sister was born and she was sent to live with her grandmother (Branagan, 2015). By all intense and purposes Myra was a normal girl, she practiced judo, dyed her hair blond and converted to Catholicism (Agency Staff, 2012). At the age of eighteen in 1961, she started work at a chemical company in Gorton, Manchester and she met Ian Brady.
1 TRUMAN VS. HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI Truman vs. Hiroshima and Nagasaki Brooklyn M. Ward Bethel University U.S. History II Essay 2, Unit 9 Abstract This essay will discuss the topic that brought President Harry S. Truman under much scrutiny. The Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings are known as two of the most horrific, historic events to ever occur. The decision of whether to drop the bombs was a heavy one on the President’s shoulders. A lot of thought, consideration, and preparation had to go into making the decision to pull the switch or sit back and wait. August 6, 1945, will forever be a day the Japanese will never forget (History.com Staff, 2009).
Why did President Truman decide to drop the atomic bomb in August 1945? On August 6 and 9, 1945, the U.S. President Harry Truman decided to drop 2 atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Japan which then ending World War II. It caused a lot of casualties and disasters, killing 90,000–166,000 people in Hiroshima and 60,000–80,000 in Nagasaki. It has remained the only time atomic bombs have ever been used in warfare. The decision by the United States to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II remains one of the most controversial topics in Japanese history.