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Ryan Chin

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Transcript of WARFARE

In Macbeth, Medieval Era and Modern Era
By: Rondell, Nathan, and Ryan
Scotland vs. Norway:
-Scotland is victorious against Norway
-Because of this, Macbeth
was rewarded Thane of Cawdor
England vs. Scotland/ Macbeth's castle:
-Malcom and Macduff bring 10 000
soldiers to Scotland to fight
Macbeth and regain royalty
-Macbeth is killed
-Malcom becomes the new King of
"No more than Thane of Cawdor shall deceive our bosom interest. Go pronounce his death, and with his former title greet Macbeth." (I,ii,66-68)
"This is the sergent who like a good and hardy soldier fought 'gainst my capacity- Hail, brave friend! " (I,ii,3-5)
Battle of Hastings:
-Norman Conquest of England
-King Edward died
-Harold Godwinson replaced him
-William wanted title
-England had the early advantage
-William and Normans surrounded English army
-Harold was killed
-William was first Norman King of England
Battle of Castillon:
-Hundred Years' War
-French against England for throne
-1337-1453 (116 years)
-John Talbot led English army
-made reckless error for pride and honour
-4000 lost for England
-100 for French
-Battle of Castillon was over
-Hundred Years' War ended with a French victory

Battle Strategies
• Artillery: use of archery, spears, small objects, and simple cannons
• Armored: use of techniques such as the tortoise (linking shields to make a wall to block artillery
• Asymmetric: attacking enemies who are weaker than yourself
• Guerrilla Warfare: spontaneous, violent, and brutal attacks
• Biological Warfare: use of dead bodies of humans and animals to spread disease. Used to contaminate water and directly throw at crowds people and in cities sometimes by catapult
• Fourth Generation: not very common, but ignoring human values and attacking everyone
• Psychological: often making oneself appear to be more powerful to spread fear
• Naval: attacking from the sea using artillery to attack land and water

Battle Strategies
• Armored- usually armored vehicles
• Asymmetric- Taking advantage of overwhelming power
• Artillery- use of weapons such as mortars and cannons
• Infantry: use of machine guns and rifles
• Guerrilla warfare: random abrupt fighting with very little strategy
• Fourth Generation Warfare- Blurring the lines between politics, warfare, civilians, and soldier
• Biological warfare- Use of biologic weapons usually in modern
• Chemical- Using chemical weapons to harm humans
• Electronic- Usually nonviolent, use of computers and signals

"Be this the whetstone of your sword. Let grief convert to anger; blunt not the heart, enrage it." (IV, iii, 230-231)
• Information: using media to gather inside information
• Propaganda: use of advertisements and telling of stories
• Psychological: spreading fear to weaken forces and lessen opponents

• Naval: use of water as a base to attack water, land, or sky. Use artillery and infantry
• Space: warfare occurring outside of the earth’s atmosphere

"Come, go we to the king. Our power is ready; our lack is nothing but our leave." (IV,iii,237-239)
Battle Strategies
Very Political
“For brave Macbeth—well deserves that name…” (I.ii.16)

Used Asymmetric tactics and psychological warfare
“But the Norwegian lord, surveying vantage, with furbished arms and new supplies of men, begin a fresh assault.” (I.ii.31-33)

Guerrilla Warfare
“I cannot fly, but bearlike I must fight the course.” (V.vii.1-2)
Political leader goes into battle
Bladed Weapons
Arming Swords
Long Sword
Syrian Civil War:
-Forces loyal to Ba'ath Government vs. ones seeking to oust it
-protesters want President Bashar al-Assad out
-Arpil 2011, Syrian army was deployed to quell the uprising
-40% government
-60% Syrian population
"No more that Thane of Cawdor shall deceive our bosom interest. Go pronounce his present death, and with his former title greet Macbeth." (I.ii.66-68)
“Be this the whetstone of your sword. Let grief convert to anger; blunt not the heart, enrage it." (IV.iii.230-231)
"At least we'll die with harness on our back." (V.vii.52)
Iraq War:
-part of the global wars of terrorism
-crimes against humanity and weapons of mass destruction
-Unitd States invdes Iraq surprisingly and captures president Hussain
-sentenced to death
-Elections occurred
-New government was in place
-Status of Forces Agreement
-Insurgency is ongoing
"And damned be him that first cries hold enough." (V,viii,34)
Blunt Hand Weapons
Flail/ Morningstar
War Hammers
Pole Weapons
Long Bows
Hand Cannons
Arquebus Rifle
Chain Mail
Plate Armour
Assault Rifles/ Carbines
Semi automatic- FN FAL
Burst fire- M16A4
Automatic- M4 Carbine/ AK 47
Submachine Guns
Personal defense
Combines automatic fire with pistol sized rounds
Used mainly at close range
Comes in full or compact size
MP5/ FN P90
Machine Guns
Fully automatic
Fires bullets in quick succession from belts or magazines
Can be either mounted or portable
Sniper Rifles
Precision rifle for long range
Usually fitted with a scope and bipod for accuracy
Either bolt action or semi automatic
Either anti-personal or anti- materiel
SR 25, Barret M82
Fires a shotgun shell
Used for close range
Pump action, semi automatic, Fully automatic
AA 12, Remington 870
Mortars and Cannons
Rocket Launchers
Armored Vechicles (Tanks)
Helicopters (transport & combat)
Airplanes (transport & combat)

Personnel Equipment
Ballistic Vest
Tactical Vest
Combat Knife
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