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  • Centurion Tank Analysis

    adaptable and superior tank accelerated, which put pressure on all the participating nations: Germany, Russia, the United States, and Great Britain. To compete against German tanks, the British government ordered engineers to design an adaptable tank in 1943. The engineers’ goal would be to design a far superior tank compared to the German counterparts; however, this project did not reach completion until the end of the war in 1945 (Ware 36). This tank design became known as the Centurion tank. Even though World War II ended, the Centurion eventually demonstrated its worth in various subsequent wars and proved to be a valuable asset in the arms race between NATO and the Soviet…

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  • World War 1 Summary

    armored vehicle rolled through no man’s land. This “tank” the British built was kept secret from their allies so no rumors of the vehicle would spread. When the German laid eyes on the slow, rickety machine they were put in awe. Now, countries raced to built the best tank, because the best tank would mean the best chance of getting through the enemy’s defenses. Tanks provided many advantages for the time, “They weighed thirty-two tons and ambled along at a little over three miles per hour. The…

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  • Walter Rubarth Leadership Analysis

    Imagine being the leader of an eleven-man team made of a hodge-podge group of both Engineers and Infantrymen trying to cross an open river with what seemed like an unending number of French defenses. Imagine having a whole division sized mission stalled by French Artillery from the far bank. This was the situation that Staff Sergeant Walter Rubarth and his team encountered in mid-May, 1940. His leadership helped to open a path for both the 10th Panzer Division and the 1st Panzer Division to…

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  • John Bruce Cairie: The Cause Of Inhumane War

    The tank was described by Bert Chaney, a soldier, as: Huge mechanical monsters such as we had never seen before. My first impression was that they looked ready to topple on their noses, but their tails and the two little wheels at the back held them down and kept them level. Big metal things they were, with two sets of caterpillar wheels that went right round the body. There was a huge bulge on each side with a door in the bulging part, and machine guns on swivels poked out from either side.…

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  • Essay On Military Advancements

    The first tank had armor not a single bullet could penetrate, leaving the enemy in the dust. The only weapons on the first tank were two machine guns on each side, a total of four all together. During World War Two tanks battles were an everyday occurrence. When the Korean War started the United States Forces found out how dependent they were on armored vehicles. With Korea’s rough terrain, the tanks could not get the edge they needed on the enemy. Modern day armored warfare capabilities have…

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  • The Meaning Of Battle Of The Somme

    not get blown apart, like the British thought, and the shelling left the battlefield nearly impossible to cross, making their advance extremely slow. Within the first hour there was close to 20,000 casualties and by the end of the first day 60,000 was the number of people missing, wounded, or dead. Despite these numbers, which were not known to the British officers at the time, Haig, “issued orders for new attacks the next day,” (Sommerville, 71). These attacks, like many others failed to…

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  • Essay On Trebuchet

    Trebuchet: A machine used in medieval siege warfare for hurling large stones or other missiles. This is one of the most important and game changing weapon of all time. When the trebuchet is fired, the weight box falls and the force of gravity causes rotational acceleration of the attached throwing arm around the axle (the fulcrum of the lever). The throwing arm is usually four to six times the length of the counterweight portion. These factors multiply the acceleration transmitted to the…

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  • Disadvantages Of Catapults During The Siege Warfare

    A catapult by definition is a ballistic device use to launch a projectile some distance, in particular. A catapult was a large machine on wheels with a basket attached to a long wooden arm and a power source for hurling projectiles such as large stones and spears. The catapults were integral to the Siege Warfare. They were one of the most effective weapons during the Siege Warfare. They were used by the Greeks, Romans, and Chinese. The first catapults were early attempts to increase the range…

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  • Military Innovation In Israel And The Yom Kippur War

    Military Innovation Response Draft Israel and the United States have common (word) regarding how some of the country’s greatest innovation has started from the military. The tour through the US Army Heritage and Education Center relayed the ideas and concepts about how the innovation in private sectors was originally derived from military or government funded projects such as the M4 Sherman Tank and the minicomputer. However, they are not identical in the aspect that when a war arises and the…

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  • Arguments Against Fish Enrichment

    mammal’s environment lead Pounder and his colleagues to investigate if doing so would be just as beneficial to captive fish. Fish are a hugely exploited research model as millions of tons of fish are farmed across the UK. Despite the massive commercial production occurring, inadequate research has been done on improving fish welfare in stressful situations. The large growth of the aquaculture industry should be synonymous with research about how to remedy production problems and facilitate…

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