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    During the Battle of Yorktown the Americans and French used three different types of artillery which where categorized as howitzers, cannons, and mortars. Each piece of artillery had a different use or propose during the battle. Since the artillery was not as precise as it is today, the success of the artillery fell upon the expertise and talent of the gun crews. Most crews where a six man team made up of a Gun Commander, Firer, Vent Tender, Ram and Sponge, Worm and Loader, Powder Handler,…

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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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    M4 Battle Sherman

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    ability to mass produce adaptable tanks in great numbers that got the job done on the battlefield. Production of the M4 Tank “Sherman” began in 1941 and was first deployed in 1942 at the battle of El Alamein, Egypt. The Americans began to make 1,000 tanks a month after that (Ryan). America was able to use its ingenuity to adapt the Sherman as the war progressed. Major General Hobart crafted an amphibious Sherman tank. It had a flotation screen around the outside of the tank and two propellers…

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    World War 1 Summary

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    World War I started the twentieth century off with a bang. The war began when Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip was a nineteen year-old who was a member of the Serbian terrorist group called The Black Hand. The terrorist group requested that if the country had a large population of Serbian peoples that they need to be freed. With the death of the Archduke, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. Austria-Hungary also had a promise from Germany that if…

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    Weapons and Technology of WW1 World War I was called “the war to end all wars;,” however, it didn’t end anything. World War I was the biggest war anyone has ever seen in their time. Some countries were crippled, and some countries were strengthened, the same can be said of families. Over 38 million people died during this horrendous conflict, most of these deaths were civilians. Philippians 3:13 says, “Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what…

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    World War One Analysis

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    Many people do not realize how greatly war impacts the soldiers who fight in it. When the Allies were beginning to eradicate the Nazis in World War Two, they started using large amounts of tanks to achieve their goals. Trevor Greenwood, who is a British tank commander in the ninth Royal Tank Regiment, begins his service at D-Day and continues to assist the British cause until Germany surrenders. Throughout his service in World War Two, Trevor Greenwood recalls his daily thoughts and events in a…

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    The Origin of the Tank The first tank ever created was built durin World War I in repsonse to many issues caused by trench warfare, which brought with its creation, a new era of mechanized war. When first produce tanks were slow and know to break down often, tanks greatly improved by the time World War II started. Development during World War I began with the Allies. France's first attempt was to create a machine to clear away the large amounts of barbed war that was strewn about the…

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    Crashers: A Short Story

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    From behind us, guerrillas from another group appeared carrying Molotov cocktails. The crowd fell back as they saw the flaming bottles headed their direction. Most hit the shields, but one hit a Crasher while his guard was down. The fire began to cover him as he pulled his mask off in desperation. Another put down his shield to help put out the fire. The line was broken and the crowd exploited the weakness. The remaining Crashers tried to push off the crowd, but there was too many of them. One…

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    The Graduate The sequence that I have chosen for analysis is the scene after the party and Dustin is moping in his room, until he puts his hand in the fish tank to pull out his keys. The scene begins with Mrs. Robinson bursting in on Benjamin. The sound of the door is quite loud in the small space, making it much more intrusive than it might normally have been and possibly drawing a metaphor about her entry not just into his room but into his private life. Her voice is totally calm…

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    David Ayer's Fury

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    social problem, issue, controversy, or debate of your choice? Fury (2014) is a film directed by David Ayer about tank warfare in the final stages of WWII. It unequivocally shows the horror and trauma of war by engaging in scenes of brutality, gore, and emotional struggle. It follows an American tank commander (Brad Pitt) and his crew as they navigate the battlefield and face German tanks which are far superior to theirs. There are many issues and debates surrounding war which are brought to…

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