Run Rabbit Run sung by Flanagan and Allen, proposed to poke fun at the Germans. This song came out around the second world war, the song and lyrics were used as a defiant dig at the allegedly ineffectual Luftwaffe; german warfare. Although it provoked attitude from the enemy it was one of Winston Churchill’s favorite song. This song demonstrates, how people outside of the fire were performing their thoughts on the war. THe main reason I chose this song, is because to throw a jab at Adolf Hitler would be challenging. Although for these two artists it was easy to substitute his name for the rabbit. To foreshadow that Hitler will be taken down, and he should run and give up the fight before terror arises him.
This painting by Tom Lea, shows two soldiers taking care of another soldier who fell during battle. In the background of the painting you can see broken trees, and other fallen soldiers. The painting shows empathy, for each soldier and what the soldiers are giving off. I chose this painting because it’s hard to notify and to adjust to the death of a friend or to a total stranger. Although death comes along with war you can sense that in the faces of the painted soldiers that they’re distraught, and mournful for their colleague, friend, and family.
This story is about Desmond Doss an army soldier in World War II, the Battle of Okinawa. As the Japanese soldiers advance in the territory, one brave soldier, unable to hold a rifle due to his religion. Saves many lives, as he spends the night in no man’s land. Desmond asks for God’s help with “one more” survivor. Desmond even has the heart to save a Japanese soldier and bring him to safety. Hacksaw Ridge, illustrates everything a soldier has to go through, training. The movie also demonstrates the troubles of being committed to a religion and being a soldier and how it affects an individual. This movie correlates with my research, not only is it a part of the Battle of Okinawa but it demonstrates a key part of the humanity and religion during the American war. Which is one of the big reasons I choose this movie and source. In this segment I want to focus on how the life was before, during and after the war; at home and also on the field. Because I’m focusing on the Battle of Okinawa, this true story will help me to bring more information on to the table. It’s a great source, for the reason it’s based on true events and that not long ago Mr. Doss got an award from President Harry S. Truman.
The Atlantic shows amazing photos from the second world war. These photos illustrate the powerful turn that women take during the war. Some women join the men in the war like Lyudmila Pavlichenko a Russian sniper, who became the best in History. Most women stay home and make sure bullets, aircrafts, and balloons are in good condition and are ready for work. I love these photos for the most part these women look fierce, confident, and powerful. They demonstrate how they had to live in order to keep up with the war. I love this alot, and from these pictures I look up to them. This correlates with my source for the reason that these pictures very from Russia, Germany, America, Japan, and the Philippines. To display how these amazing women did their job while smiling for the crowds. Powerful is the term that I want to focus on, due to the hardships that any war, battle can bring to a nation. The faces that bring virtue to many little girls, families. Demonstrate courage and guidance to a brighter war. Maybe the end of a war, and the peace of forgiveness.
This article from 1945, is an opinion article, printed in the time of the war when U.S. soldiers invaded Okinawa. This piece is apart yellow journalism, although it seems to be true due to history, although, they it tells how Japan is at all the fault and that they are wrong for their doings. This article is from the actual newspaper where they talked about how the American men have moved up their lines and their onward attacks. I chose this article, because it was written in the time of the war, it was a great source to bring in. To see how they actually felt during the second World War. This article was biased to Americans, and how we have the right, and everything we do is on the right track and anything that the Japanese do are evil acts.
Article distributed by the History analyzes the Battle of Okinawa. The battle was the last of the second world war. Both sides lost many soldiers during war, and territory was gained and lost. This article describes how the battle came to be. It tells the basic facts of the war. Talking about the island itself, the battles on the beach heads. It also talks about how the enemy framed their plan of attack. To finish it off it described the legacy of the battle of Okinawa. This article is a great factor, not only for the facts it provides on the war, but the reliability. Furthermore, because it’s not a biased article, the facts are pretty certain to be true. Not only, the is it a great source, but it ties in the other sources as well, with Hacksaw Ridge and the entire background of World War 2.