General Patton or Shakespeare's Henry V: Who Said It Better?
Two of the most famously rousing speeches in history, though one is from a dramatic work, address many of the same topics: bravery, fear, camaraderie, and death.
Two of the most famously rousing speeches in history address many of the same topics: bravery, fear, camaraderie, and death.
General George S. Patton delivered his speech to the American Army on several occasions as it prepared for the D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War II.
Patton's aggressive approach to war ultimately cost him his career, though not before winning him many supporters — and battles.
At the battle of Agincourt in 1415, England's King Henry V was vastly outnumbered by French fighters, yet the English army carried the day.
Shakespeare dramatizes the unlikely victory by writing Henry a speech that inspires in his men a miraculous fighting spirit.
GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON AND SHAKESPEARE'S HENRY V ON DYING:
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Even some teachers suffer from anxiety about math.
She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.
- Felix Dzerzhinsky led the Cheka, Soviet Union's first secret police.
- The Cheka was infamous for executing thousands during the Red Terror of 1918.
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