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    started, alliances were formed, and technology bloomed. Tanks, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns were ground advancements technology created around 1914-1916. The machine guns could shoot 400-600 rounds a minute, the tanks could carry a large-calibre cannon, and the poison gas would cause vomiting, irritation to the eye, and severe coughing. These tools made a big impact on the war One of the three major technology created for the war were tanks. A tank is a heavy armored vehicle carrying guns on a…

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    Although I have read books and watched movies about WWI, I still had a lot to learn about this war. I knew little things about this topic, such as the war stopped before Christmas and restarted after New Year’s day. But, I always wondered why there was a truce over Christmas and was eager to learn more. I also knew that the German army was the strongest army in Europe and wanted to learn more about what made them so strong. After reading the book Truce by Jim Murphy I learned a lot more about…

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    Tanks were at the beginning was a tractor that carried men artillery and supplies. Tanks were designed as infantry support, because back in those days the men in charge sent in mass groups of men and hoped for the best, because the way men had to travel was on foot over mountains, through desserts, through muddy terrain, over rocks, through towns, and over debris. The first tank was designed by William Tritton and Major William Tritton and they named it “Little Willy” it ran on two caterpillar…

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    The plan was simple, practically unbeatable, and a sure win for the Allies. Nothing could possibly allow it to fail. The Battle of the Somme was a complete military blunder when the fight broke out on that dreadful July 1st morning in 1916, to when it ended on November 18th, 1916. Despite the fact that the French needed relief from the German’s at Verdun, the Somme Offensive was only supposed to be a short battle. What it turned into was a mass killing of numerous troops on both sides of the…

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    The tank was described by Bert Chaney, a soldier, as: Huge mechanical monsters such as we had never seen before. My first impression was that they looked ready to topple on their noses, but their tails and the two little wheels at the back held them down and…

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    Imagine being the leader of an eleven-man team made of a hodge-podge group of both Engineers and Infantrymen trying to cross an open river with what seemed like an unending number of French defenses. Imagine having a whole division sized mission stalled by French Artillery from the far bank. This was the situation that Staff Sergeant Walter Rubarth and his team encountered in mid-May, 1940. His leadership helped to open a path for both the 10th Panzer Division and the 1st Panzer Division to…

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    The first tank had armor not a single bullet could penetrate, leaving the enemy in the dust. The only weapons on the first tank were two machine guns on each side, a total of four all together. During World War Two tanks battles were an everyday occurrence. When the Korean War started the United States Forces found out how dependent they were on armored vehicles. With Korea’s rough terrain, the tanks could not get the edge they needed on the enemy. Modern…

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    Trebuchet: A machine used in medieval siege warfare for hurling large stones or other missiles. This is one of the most important and game changing weapon of all time. When the trebuchet is fired, the weight box falls and the force of gravity causes rotational acceleration of the attached throwing arm around the axle (the fulcrum of the lever). The throwing arm is usually four to six times the length of the counterweight portion. These factors multiply the acceleration transmitted to the…

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    The way that Australia gets it's power is mainly from 7 different technology forms. One is wind power. They whole use turbines to catch the wind and transfer it to power. Another way is solar. They would use solar power panels to turn sun rays into power. There are actually two different types of solar panels. One is called a solar PV that just goes on the roof or a yard to generate enough power for the house. Another is called a CSP solar panel. This panel stretches across a plain and gives…

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    enemies with funny-looking tanks. Customize your own armored monstrous vehicles with eccentric designs, like adding a top-hat and a mustache! Compete against other players in pretty-looking battlefields by using different kinds of tanks with different capabilities. ____________________________________________________________________________ Better Off Tread is an MMO, PvP, MOBA-like game wherein you’re dropped into a battlefield with several other players in tanks to destroy each other in a…

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