Armoured warfare

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Essay On The Blitzkrieg

    • 1738 Words
    • 7 Pages

    Throughout the history of man, all wars were fought by men and the equipment they utilized. Since its introduction on the European battlefields of World War One, “armored units” or “panzers” have broken the deadlock of trench warfare and forced other ground-based elements to adapt to and utilize its implementation. It wasn’t until the Second World War that Panzers were fully utilized on the battlefield, primarily by the German Wehrmacht and SS. The Germans themselves were some of the fiercest combatants of modern warfare and implemented the use of panzers with specialized infantry resulting in combined arms operations. The main reason armor is highly efficient is mainly because of its strengths and abilities during der angriff or offensive operation ranging from; carrying out movement under heavy fire (unlike infantry), employing accurate, armor-destroying fire…

    • 1738 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    Ww1 Technology

    • 742 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Technological developments during the First World War revolutionized combat and how we live everyday life. There were new weapons that were used to devastating effect, Developments in Artillery, tanks, poison gas, and planes brought a whole new perspective on how both warring parties would execute their plan of domination on one another. These advances made warfare a lot bloodier and battles drag on for longer as both sides were forced into a stalemate. One of the most important technological…

    • 742 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Fail-Safe: The Cold War

    • 1174 Words
    • 5 Pages

    consequently send the world into a nuclear holocaust. Additionally, the United States experienced this same fear, which explains why the nuclear arms race occurred in the first place and had to be continually strengthened in order to instill fear back into the Russians. Because the events the film deals with were so current and even present at the time, Kubrick’s film successfully resonated with its audience. Ultimately, regardless of their differences, both films affirmed that the Cold War was…

    • 1174 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Threads Film Analysis

    • 1051 Words
    • 5 Pages

    In 1983, the Cold War was in a heightened stated. Early in the year, Ronald Reagan gave his famous Evil Empire speech as justification for deploying NATO nuclear-armed missiles. The SDI or “Star Wars” plan was a sign of heightening tensions between the NATO countries and the Warsaw Pact ones. Other events, like the Soviet downing of Korean Airlines 007, Massive Nuclear Protests in Europe and the Able Archer exercises, were further signs of rising Cold War tensions. It was in this atmosphere that…

    • 1051 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Things they carried O’Brien’s story depicts a platoon of soldiers during the Vietnam War. The soldiers carry equipment, rations, weapons and personal items with them. Some of those items are a necessity such as the P-38 can openers, heat tabs, dog tags, ammunition, C-rations, guns and cigarettes. These are physical objects with a real measurable weight. O’Brien narrates the events and paints a picture of the burdens we do not see. Those invisible burdens the characters carry, are the…

    • 1124 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Nuclear weapons have come into existence within the last decade. They have changed the way wars are fought as they could lead to the total extermination of humanity. These weapons can lead to mutual destruction of nations, which really have caused humans to reevaluate the way they conduct foreign affairs. Eric Schlosser’s article “Today’s nuclear dilemma” is about the nuclear weapons that countries control and what should be done with them. Schlosser argues that the current nuclear weapons…

    • 1248 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    not move to a guerrilla war? The first two answers were defined by Grady McWhiney and Perry D. Jamieson as Southern pride and culture (Gallagher 121). Southern citizen’s desires were for General Lee to take the war to the enemy. The Richmond Dispatch signified the South’s “public mind” as “restless, and anxious…” that wanted Lee to push forward (Gallagher 128). Lee became the George Washington of the South with his great victories in the Seven Days conflict and Chancellorsville. These…

    • 1224 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Nuclear War Essay

    • 2187 Words
    • 9 Pages

    Codenamed the “Manhattan Project,” the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War 2 was the single-biggest military construction project in history (The Atomic Bombings, n.d.). Responsible for approximately 200,000 casualties, the atomic bomb left a path of total destruction and devastation in these two major Japanese cities (The Atomic Bombings, n.d.). It was the only time nuclear weapons had been used on civilization, which gave us a true idea of what the effects…

    • 2187 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Better Essays

    This is significant as it relates to the removal of old life and the sprouting of new life such as the “low trees of six years’ growth,” (68). Dick then begins to comment on an important warfare tactic, trench warfare. He explains, “See that little stream - we could walk to it in two minutes. It took the British a month to walk to it - a whole empire walking, very slowly, dying in front and pushing forward behind,” (68). This realistic depiction of how trench warfare came about is historically…

    • 2173 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Cyber Terrorism Case Study

    • 1053 Words
    • 4 Pages

    The Chemical Corps has a heredity that goes back to World War I (WWI). The Germans readiness to utilize concoction weapons brought about General John J. Pershing pushing for the creation of a gas unit. (CCRA, 2012) This specialized unit would give the forward U.S. forces the same capabilities as the enemies on the battlefield. A Gas Service was created by The War Department June 2, 1918. The name was promptly changed to the Chemical Warfare Service to better exemplify what this unit really did.…

    • 1053 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50