Vietnam War Summary

In a Summary of Vietnam war between communist North Vietnam and capitalist South Vietnam which commenced in 1964 and concluded in 1975. It was fought in southern Vietnam and bordering areas of Cambodia, Laos and in the bombing of North Vietnam. The capitalist South Vietnam forces were assisted by troops from the United States, Australia, … Read more

Why Did the US Enter the Vietnam War

The reason behind the us entering the Vietnam War was a general attempt to prevent Communism. Communism although good in theory particular for the masses, doesn’t always work. Sadly it doesn’t work as it is human nature for people to be greedy, the leaders are generally better off and ordinary people don’t normally work harder … Read more

The Zodiac Killer: The Worst Kind of Serial Killer

There are a variety of methods and situations where people who are unbalanced terrorize society by committing large scale murders that we term serial killers.  From the enraged employee who shoots up his place of work and then kills himself to the methodical maniac who stalks victims carefully, each of these cases create terror in … Read more

Ray and Faye Copeland: The Oldest Serial Killers

Sadly, in 20th century crime, the rise of serial killers has reached new heights.  Like many crimes, serial killers are celebrated in movies like Natural Born Killers and Silence of the Lambs.  It could be these movies encourage the mind of potential serial killers to take action.  When a serial killer is apprehended, there seems … Read more

The Mind of Son of Sam

son of samIt is hard to say why certain serial killers develop such a tremendous public interest and following in the media.  But when a mass murderer becomes so famous that movies are made about him and the name of that killer becomes a household name, it reflects our national obsession with the criminal mind.  That was certainly the case as more and more came to be known about Charlie Manson.

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The Mind of a Serial Killer

The sad case is that by now we have had enough incidents of serial killings that a pattern begins to emerge.  When you read about or hear reports about serial killers, it all seems so random.  Their attacks are almost always on strangers, which means that any of us could be potential victims of a serial killer who is on the loose.  To someone who doesn’t sturdy the mind of a serial killer, the locations and choices of victims often seems random as well. 

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The Embodiment of Evil in The Night Stalker

In the colorful and harsh history of serial killers, there may be none who were more debauched and the embodiment of pure evil than Richard Ramirez who came to be known as the night stalker.  Ramirez carried out his grisly killings with such a bloodlust that he made killers who simply shot their victims look merciful by comparison.  In every way, it is obvious that Ramirez killed for the sheer evil pleasure of inflicting harm on others and on causing human suffering, rape and mutilation of another human being.

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The War in America’s Heartland

In modern history, the American people have become more mindful of the potential that warfare could actually happen in this country.  The concept of ground warfare occurring in one or many of our states is so alien to how Americans live and think that it causes a lot of anxiety to think of it happening.  The 911 tragedy added to those fears although they are not new.

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The Spartan 300

In the history of ground war strategies and the power of incredible skill, strength and courage against an overwhelming force, the legend of the 300 Spartans who held the vast Persian army in check in the pass called Thermopylae is such an amazing story that to this day we repeat it with awe.  Even in … Read more

The Opening Battle of the Revolution

“The British are coming!  The British are coming!” That cry that was immortalized as “The midnight ride of Paul Revere” comes form actual events from the battle of Lexington and Concord which might be viewed at the first open conflict between British and colonial forces that were leading up to a full scale revolutionary war. … Read more