Essential Factual Knowledge: The role of technology had a significant role to the outcome of the two 20th century wars. The technology helped the outcome of the war, whoever had better technology and resources gained a huge advantage over the opposing nation.
Spanish Civil War
Nationalist used fighter planes, transport planes, and bombers from Germany for Air Force.
The Nationalist had a huge advantage against the Republicans in Air Force
Italy gave the Nationalist 700 aircrafts, and 900 tanks as well.
The Republicans received 1000 aircrafts, 1550 artillery, and 900 armors from the USSR (Soviet Union)
The British Royal Navy was reducing its size …show more content…
supported Britain while trying to find diplomatic solutions throughout the conflict.
Britain would be limited to 42 carrier-borne aircrafts which is one third of Argentina's air forces Britain’s Air Force was inferior to Argentina’s air force
Argentina’s navy had three major aspects: submarine, surface, and air
Even if Argentina’s air force was dated it still posed a serious threat to the British task force
Weapons and ammunition for Argentina was limited due to the embargo placed by U.S. President Carter
Thesis: Spanish Civil War and the Falklands/Malvinas War were very similar in many ways. New advanced weaponry and military crafts was used in both the wars thus giving one of the side an advantage over the other.
Claim one: In the Spanish Civil War the Nationalist had the upper advantage due to their more advanced weapons and aircrafts.
Germany sent advanced aircrafts to the Nationalist
Italy supplied aircrafts, and guns to the Nationalist
The Republicans received a lot of aircrafts and weapons as well from the USSR
The Republican’s Air Force was no match against the Nationalist’s Air