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    The Western Front: The most important battlefield from World War I was the Western Front. This was home to fighting soldiers from Germany, France, Belgium, Britain and Australia. This battle eventually resulted in trench warfare with 700 kilometres of zig zag trenches spread from the “Swiss Frontier to the English Channel, cutting across northern France and into southern Belgium.” This trench warfare started a stalemate and was home to some of the most gruesome suffering and horrible conditions…

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    In September of 1969, I was five years old, and I started to attend kindergarten. This was the first school year for the newly organized Mid-Valley School District. The new proper name of our school was the Olyphant Elementary School, but we commonly referred to it as the Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant. My classroom was in the part of the building that used to be the Olyphant Central School; the part that was dedicated in 1910. This was the same school building in which my…

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    World War One: Battle of Somme’s Influence of further developments in Weaponry and Tactics Contents: Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3 Weapons Used in The Battle of the Somme.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3 Strategies used in the Battle of the Somme………………….………………………………………………………………………………………… 4 How the Battle of the Somme influenced World War 2………………………………………………………………………………………… 4…

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    time available with the material at hand for the conservation activity; and the ammunition economy. Furthermore, it is essential consider that the simulator system will cover the different campaign artillery materials from mortars to rockets and howitzers through of all calibers. Another aspect to mention is the nature conservation times, notably for artillery, concerns the effect on the environment caused by carrying out real shot with large caliber ammunition. The simulation goes to allows…

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    Ww1 Trench Warfare Essay

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    Trench Warfare in WW1 Trench warfare played a major role in World War 1 due to the constant offensive and defensive positions the soldiers were in. World War 1 began in 1914 with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife. The assassination was just a trigger as there was already unrest between countries in Europe. The opposing sides were Germany, Austria-Hungary and Turkey. The allied sides were Russia. France and Great Britain. Australia joined the war because of association…

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    Other roles include preplanned air strikes, armed reconnaissance, and friendly force protection. I learned this aircraft is equipped with three different weapon systems housed on its port side. These weapon systems include an assortment of cannons, howitzers and Gatling guns. The next portion of the brief explained the mission for this particular training exercise. The pilot in command (PC) stated, “We will be supporting 7 DEVGRU members as they perform operations in the villages on the range……

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    special op units in hostile zones “but acted as flying gas tankers, orbiting in the sky as American rescue helicopters docked with them to refuel. Equipped with ground-target radar, 20mm Gatling guns, 40mm cannons, and later, a side-firing 105mm Howitzer, C-130’s morphed into AC-130 gunships, destroying 10,000 enemy trucks and repelling countless enemy attacks. Late in the war, Hercules planes were even being fitted with the largest bomb in the U.S. arsenal, the 15,000-pound BLU-82” (Story of…

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    Ulysses S. Grant Corrupt

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    Ulysses S. Grant was a great general, and a great president for many reasons. One may look at the first major win for the Union as a great pivot point for them, and guess who was leading them, General Grant. While in his presidency, he established the national park service, which includes a list of nearly 79000 parks, national monuments, historic battlegrounds, and memorials. He also pushed through the ratification of the 15th amendment, the right of voting for blacks, and all other races in the…

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    The Battle of Verdun The Battle of Verdun was the most important battle of World War 1 from February 21 to December 18, 1916. German and French Forces engaged in industrial warfare tactics and the use of heavy artillery through the initial attack and French counter-fire. “The Battle of Verdun resulted in more than a quarter of a million deaths and approximately half a million wounded. Verdun was the longest battle and one of the bloodiest in World War I. In both France and Germany, it has…

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    Meuse Argonne Essay

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    The Battle of Meuse-Argonne 1918 was a desperate failure in the world of field artillery causing massive lost of life and prolonged war. The Battle of Meuse-Argonne was a monumental battle during World War One, in the first day of the offences the 35th Division casualties were upwards of 7,300 soldiers. The ineffectiveness of the coordinated artillery, supplies and reluctance to use available munitions lead to a major stand still in the offences. Due to the failures, modern organization of…

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