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    Ww1 Technology

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    “Many German troops ran at the sight of the tank, it spread fear amongst the ranks in the Trenches ”(WW1-Technology and trench warfare 2009). The first Tank offensive had been successful in the fact that they had scared the Germans, and that they had not been disabled immediately. As a trial though some were disappointed. Concerns that were raised included the fact that “the view slits were too thin to be able to see much while moving, and they were targets for enemy gunshot; and the exhaust made too much noise and the heat could have set alight the fuel tank” (WW1-Technology and trench warfare 2009).A further issue raised was the amount of mud that found its way into the treads causing them to block up. Also after the initial fear of the Tank had gone they started to become easy targets to German artillery as they were often bogged down in the mud. As soldiers pushed toward the enemy the tanks would act as a shield. To further explain the tanks would bomb enemy lines with shells weighing over 900kg. These types of shells could be thrown over 18km into enemy trenches. The…

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    WW1 Analysis

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    World War I (WWI or WW1), was a global war triggered by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. It was a major, historical war in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and ended on 11 November 1918. HISTORY.com (2015). More than 8 million soldiers killed and 20 million wounded as a result of the war Keith, L. pbs.org (2006) , a casualty rate aggravated by nations ' technological and industrial inventions, accompanied by battle tactics. It was one of the most destructive conflicts in history,…

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    Ww1 Effects

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    World War 1 brought a time of sorrow and evil to Europe, and created over 17 million deaths. During the time of war Wilhelm II was the empire of Germany, and his goals were to weaken France, to become a colonial power, and to build his empire in the world; however, the Triple Entente, Britain, France, and Russia, along with the United States put an end to the war. The end of WW1 was the start of humiliation and loss of national status for Germany. The Treaty of Versailles was put into place…

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    Involved In Ww1

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    What was WW1 about? World War 1 was about the assassination of Franz Ferdinand he was the Archduke of Austria-Hungary. Some of the events that led up to the assassination where various but mainly because the group of alliances between the two big powers to blame the cause of the war. How did it start? It started with the assassination of the Archduke of Austria-Hungary which was Franz Ferdinand. Why did the U.S get involved in the WW1? The U.S. did not declare the war until April 6th of the…

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    PTSD In Ww1

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    The motivation for countries to enter WW1, were from recent attacks or rumors about attacking. Not only was it fear and attacks, but also joining for the safety of their own country. For instance the U.S joined because of the attacks from Germany. The Triple Alliance (also known as Central Powers) was Germany, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire and Austrian-Hungarian Empire. Then on the Triple Entente (better known as The Allies) was, France, Russia, Japan, Belgium, Serbia, Great Britain and Italy. When…

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    Tensions In Ww1

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    Depth Study Three: WW1 Essay World War One was a period of struggle for Europe. There were several factors that lead to tensions in Europe which ultimately caused World War 1. The war occurred in 1914 until 1918 and it had many famous and bloody battles, such as The Battle of the Somme. The war killed up to 17 million people and caused 49 million casualties of not just soldiers, but civilians as well. The war was fought between members of the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy)…

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    Propaganda In Ww1

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    World Wars One and Two used propaganda both positively and damagingly. Different Countries in World War One used propaganda in a positive way. America used Propaganda to recruit young men for the military. Posters such as the renowned Uncle Sam “ I want you for the U.S. army ” were a major means of inspiring men to enlist and help their country. These types of propaganda focused on the individual and making them feel like they could make a difference and belong to something bigger than…

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    Revisionism In Ww1

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    WW1 is something almost everyone in the world knows about, but how much of what they know is accurate? In this essay, I'm going to quickly summarise some major points in the war, compare a traditionalist and revisionist point of view, and look behind some popular misconceptions or myths about the war. The four years of war are considered to have been 4 major points of change. 1914: The year it all began 1915: Stalemate begins 1916: Year of Attrition 1917: Year of Change 1918: Germany's Last…

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    Ww1 Dbq

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    World war one was one of the most impactful wars in history. WW1 was caused by multiple different events that occurred during the time period. Events that shaped the world as we know it today. Of these, imperialism was the most important. In documents E and F the topic is discussed. Document E was a piece of German propaganda that depicts the british empire as an octopus that retracts the resources from the earth. The expansion of empires creates a fear that nations with less colonial holdings…

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    Ww1 Causes

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    Causes of WW1 Many believe that the sole cause of the First World War was nationalism. A common thought about the cause of the war is that “The growth and outpouring of nationalism in Europe in the 1800’s and early 1900’s is the overall cause of the First World War. It impacted most, if not all, of the other causes of the war.” However, when returning to the beginning of the series of events that led to the war, it’s quite obvious that nationalism played a role in the commencement of the war,…

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