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    were very tactically awkward. Commanders never before truly experimented with the concept of combine arms on this grand of a scale. This battle was famous for its advances in aerial tactics, as well as the first appearance of the British Mark 1 Tank. However, one of the key aspects of the Somme Offensive was not only did it feature one of the largest artillery barrages in history,…

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    Essay On The Blitzkrieg

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    armor led to an overwhelming success. The main ideals behind the use of the blitz was to soften enemy fortifications or targets of interest by applying air raids mainly composed of HE-111’s medium bombers or Ju-88/87’s for precision dive-bombing or tank hunting in order to make way for the ground units for the initial seizer (Wray3). And for the final stages of the attack would be to roll in a coordinated ground attack immediately after the initial air raid in order to catch the weakened…

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    Octopus Essay

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    8 paragraphs that describe the book of octopuses Octopuses are considered the world’s smartest invertebrate, which is one of the reasons that sparked Sy Montgomery’s interest in the animals. As a naturalist and author, she decided to explore the world of the octopus and describe her journey in her book “Soul of an Octopus”. Montgomery describes her journey from the beginning, giving readers facts and information about these interesting invertebrates, and describing how she developed a strong…

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    1960's Military Weapons

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    “The T-10 can be considered the pinnacle "Josef Stalin" tank design as it is the tank that superseded previous forms and became the final product of the series” (militaryfactory.com). “It sported an all new main gun, redesigned body and turret and put upon itself all of the lessons learned through armed conflict in World…

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    Did you know that about 200,000 people died in trenches during WW1? According to Britannica, trench warfare is, "Warfare in which opposing armed forces attack, counterattack, and defend from relatively permanent systems of trenches dug into the ground." Trenches are long dug-out ditches in the ground used to protect soldiers from new weaponry. The Carlisle Army website informs, "On the Western Front, Germany, Austria, and Hungary faced down the Allies, France and Britain over barbed-wired…

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    Kasserine Pass

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    1. DEFINE THE SUBJECT/EVALUATE THE SOURSES: a. Battle of the Kasserine Pass The Battle of the Kassserine Pass took place during the Tunisian Campaign of World War II in February of 1943. The Kasserine Pass is a wide gap located on the Atlas Mountains in west central Tunisia. The Allied forces involved in the battle were the U.S Army’s II Corps and the British 6th Armored Division. The Axis forces involved were Afrika Korps Assult Group and two Panzer divisions from the 5th Panzer Army. 2.…

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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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    Louisiana Maneuvers

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    most complex and most important to be held in September 1941. The 1940 maneuvers began in May with 70,000 soldiers, who trained and “fought” in four separate exercises of three days each, beginning on May 9. After the May war games, several senior tank experts, including Colonel George S. Patton Jr., recommended the Army create separate armored divisions that could operate unencumbered by infantry or horse cavalry units. The recommendation was forwarded to Army Chief of Staff General George C.…

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    Tanks During World War 1

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    The invention of the tank during world war one completely changed how countries knew how to fight. Tanks are able to move through rough terrain and destroy anything in its path. Tanks are mobile, strong, and extremely sturdy. The idea of the tanks came from a development of a farm tractor in the fourteen hundreds. Many armies wanted a mobile vehicle that could clear large gaps and could go through difficult terrain. They also didn't want to use traditional wheels.Tanks were and are still are…

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    UCO Reflection Essay

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    big test or for a presentation they may have that day. Costs/Timeline When I contacted the company for a price quote I received an email back that read as follows. Hi James, Thank you for your request. The 96 x 30 x 36 tank will cost you $6,275.00, which only includes the acrylic tank price. If you would like additional items, such as, lexan lids, colored panels, overflow box or boxes, or need a full quote, filtration, lighting, steel stand, cabinetry work, shipping and crating, etc., please…

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